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Mobile Minutes: Visa’s payments in India; HTC and blue chip index; App store cleanup; Facebook’s mobile ads

Declining smartphone maker HTC booted from blue chip index
Taiwan’s stock exchange has removed smartphone maker HTC from its index of blue chip companies, signposting the dramatic decline of a business that once ranked as Taiwan’s No. 1 brand and dazzled consumers with some of the world’s first Android handsets.
Read more on ABC News

Apple cleaning up iOS App Store after first major attack
Apple Inc. said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet.
Read more on Reuters

How Zuck’s old TA helped Facebook master mobile ads
In the wake of Facebook’s IPO, this was the company’s most pressing question: Could it continue to make big money as consumers shifted their Internet lives onto mobile devices?
Read more on Wired