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Imagination Technologies launches Kickstarter for IoT dev kit

Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.

WRC okays 694-790 MHz band for global mobile broadband use

Availability of spectrum for mobile broadband use will be a key to the expansion of the mobile workforce worldwide. To help with global allocation of broadband spectrum, delegates at the World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Geneva this month have agreed to allocate the 694-790 MHz frequency band to mobile broadband use globally.

IBM wants to help sports venues cater to mobile fans

IBM unveiled Thursday two initiatives that aim to revitalize the fan experience at sports venues through mobile and Web engagement.

Spotlight: LG drops plans for smartwatch with LTE connectivity

LG has dropped its plans to offer the Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch running on Google with 4G LTE connectivity.

iPass inks Wi-Fi deal with Deutsche Telekom for enterprise customers

Wi-Fi network provider iPass announced Tuesday that it is expanding its partnership with telecom company Deutsche Telekom to offer DT's enterprise customers unlimited access to iPass networks of more than 20 million Wi-Fi hotspots globally.

Spotlight: T-Mobile unveils 'personal' 4G LTE cell tower

T-Mobile unveiled Monday its 4G LTE CellSpot, a "personal mini-tower."

Verizon launches ThingSpace platform for IoT app developers, unveils other IoT products

Verizon on Wednesday launched the ThingSpace Internet of Things platform to enable developers to create apps, customers to manage devices, partners to market their services, and Verizon to launch integrated vertical solutions in an open environment.

Spotlight: BT's $19B merger with mobile operator EE gets nod from UK watchdog

British Telecom's $19 billion merger with mobile operator EE received approval Wednesday from the UK Competition and Markets Authority.

Deloitte's AccessEdge helps HR with mobility, cloud transition

Human resource managers who deal with on-premises SAP systems for human capital management might find solace in a new solution that aims to offer a steady transition to the cloud.

Mitel proposes to bridge gap between business communications platforms and mobile networks

Many enterprises do not have their business communications platform tied their mobile networks. To address this gap unified communications provider Mitel outlined Thursday a strategic vision to reduce technical barriers between enterprise and mobile networks using the cloud.