INWIT bidders expected to up offer; Amazon ditches device encryption

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> Cellnex and F2i were tipped to up their offer to acquire a 45 per cent stake in tower company INWIT from Telecom Italia. Reuters report

> Amazon confirmed it has removed the ability to encrypt data on its devices, including the Fire tablet PC and Kindle e-reader. Guardian report

> Kaspersky Lab said smartphones running versions of Android up to v4.4.4 are at the greatest risk of attack by a new Trojan named Triada. Kaspersky Lab announcement

> Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp announced plans to end its support for BlackBerry 10, Symbian S60 and Windows Phone 7.1 operating systems. BBC News report

> Chipmaker Broadcom said slowing smartphone component orders are being offset by higher demand for wireless network chips. Bloomberg report

And finally…Targeted ads on smartphones could be more than just a coincidence. BBC News article

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