News@10: Android Enterprise Use Grows, More Frequent Halo Releases & Apple

A new study has found that Android-based devices continue to rise at the expense of Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry devices as the preferred smartphones for enterprise users. According to a survey conducted by ChangeWave Research, which questioned 1,600 corporate IT buyers, 16 per cent of organisations were using Android-based smartphone devices, a rise of 60 per cent in the last three months.

Microsoft has indicated that it may make Halo game releases more frequent in the future. In an interview with IGN, Microsoft Game Studio vice president Phil Spencer said that although there was no explicit strategy in place to release a Halo game every year, one release in three years is just not frequent enough.

The Indian government is in talks with Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion to gain access to corporate emails sent on its network in readable format. Citing an unidentified source within the government, Reuters said that Indian security agencies already had access to the messages sent via BlackBerry instant messaging service and are now looking to gain access to corporate emails as well.

The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about a new Facebook 'clickjacking' attack, which has wrecked havoc on the platform in the last 24 hours. The new 'clickjacking' spam attack involves unsuspecting users clicking a link accompanied by a dodgy status update.

Apple and Facebook were in talks for more than 18 months, after which Apple eventually launched Ping, its social networking feature embedded in iTunes, without Facebook integration, sources reveal.