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News ByteFingerprint today announced a partnership with Samsung to launch a mobile app network for children in Southeast Asia in Q1 2014. The project would give the mobile app developers that work with Fingerprint a more direct line to families using compatible Samsung devices, CEO Nancy MacIntyre said. Fingerprint has previously rolled out similar app-network partnerships, but Samsung’s collaboration will add more parental control and progress-tracking features.
News Bytesignaled it would earlier this year, mobile security software maker Lookout is releasing its first product to help businesses secure large numbers of smartphones. Features include the ability for businesses to remotely find, lock and wipe devices while also managing phones via the cloud.
News ByteNokia announced today that its first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, will be available from AT&T starting Nov. 22. The 10-inch Windows RT 8.1 tablet will cost $400 with a two-year contract, or $200 if purchased with the Lumia 925, Lumia 1020 or Lumia 1520 smartphone. Introduced last month, the Lumia 2520 features Wi-Fi and 4G LTE connectivity, a full-HD display that promises better outdoor readability and 32 gigabytes of internal memory, plus a microSD expansion slot. The tablet is also expected to be available from Verizon, but no word on pricing or release date yet.