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FAA names 2 new officials to oversee integration of drones into US airspace

The Federal Aviation Administration has named two new officials – Marke "Hoot" Gibson and Earl Lawrence – to oversee the agency's effort to integrate drones, or unmanned aerial systems, into the U.S. airspace.

Spotlight: Photos of rumored Android-based BlackBerry phone released

Photos of the rumored BlackBerry Venice phone running Android operating system have been published by the website and covered by TechCrunch.

FAA grants exemption to Measure to fly more than 300 types of commercial drones

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted an exemption to Measure to fly 324 types of drones for commercial applications.

Workers believe mobile connectivity has made life less stressful, Sprint survey finds

Despite recent complaints about the impact of mobile technology on work/life balance, a new survey commissioned by Sprint found that 44 percent of respondents said that believe that being constantly connected to their work via their mobile device has made life less stressful, not more.

Apple may be looking to enter augmented-reality market

Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster made note of multiple acquisions made my Apple that hints at Apple's looking into augmented-reality technology. 

Spotlight: Android Wear smartwatches will now work with iPhones

Google announced Monday that its Android Wear smartwatches will now be able to work with iPhones.

Lenovo consolidates smartphone operations at Motorola unit

Chinese computer maker Lenovo, which shelled out $2.9 billion to buy Motorola Mobility from Google last year, is moving all of its smartphone business to its Motorola subsidiary, reported eWEEK.

Mobile apps are key to the future of BlackBerry handsets, says CEO

Without a large ecosystem of apps for BlackBerry, consumers are not going to buy BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry CEO John Chen admitted as much in a talk Friday in Palo Alto, Calif.

Telefonica, TeleSign partner on mobile identity services for enterprises

Spanish telecom provider Telefonica and mobile identity firm TeleSign are partnering to offer enterprises and service providers a suite of services to address mobile authentication and fraud prevention.

Infographic: It's not OK to answer a mobile phone during a meeting

While a mobile phone can be an important business tool, it's not okay to answer one during a business meeting, according to a survey of more than 3,000 U.S. adults by the Pew Research Center.