AllSeen Alliance rolls out certification program; Gemalto IoT M2M solution aims to improve emergency response times

Wireless tech news from across the Web:

> FirstNet's latest legal interpretations make the opt-out alternative less appealing to states, territories.  IWCE's Urgent Communications blog

> The AllSeen Alliance announced the AllJoyn Certified program, with Windows 10 Professional and Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft among the first products to successfully complete certification testing and meet requirements necessary to become AllJoyn Certified. Release

> Gemalto recently teamed up with Intrado and Prodapt to leverage the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve 911 emergency response times in the U.S. Release

> Affirmed Networks has collaborated with HP to deliver a "carrier grade" OpenStack NFV service platform for mobile networks. Release

> On Semiconductor has acquired Axsem AG of Duebendorf, Switzerland, a vendor of sub-gigahertz radio chips. EE Times article

> IHS named Ericsson, Huawei and Oracle as leaders in its Service Delivery Platform Scorecard. Release

> Apple told a U.S. judge that accessing data stored on a locked iPhone would be "impossible" with devices using its latest operating system, but the company has the "technical ability" to help law enforcement unlock older phones. Venture Beat article

> A few words from Apple CEO Tim Cook and a warning from the Electronic Frontier Foundation this week illustrate the dangers that poorly crafted legislation from Congress could pose for the future of automobile safety. Network World article

> Apple has begun removing applications from the App Store that collect personal user data. Extreme Tech article

> IBM Chief Executive Virginia Rometty argues for patience, saying she can't turn around such a massive company overnight. Re/code article

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