Amazon strikes Wi-Fi deal with Boingo; Drone sales estimated to hit 67.9M by 2021

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Amazon has announced a new partnership with Boingo that will give its Underground customers free access to Wi-Fi networks on the go. Android Central article

> Google's self-driving car not only knows how to navigate around cyclists but can recognize, understand and remember their hand signals. Recode article

> Nine months after a Congressionally-mandated deadline, the FAA has finally issued rules for the commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). CommLawBlog

> Consumer drone sales will continue to surge over the next several years, with global annual unit shipments increasing more than tenfold from 6.4 million in 2015 to 67.9 million by 2021, according to Tractica. Release

> Google acquired Paris-based Moodstocks, a startup that has developed machine learning technology to bolster the image recognition features on smartphones. Venture Beat article

> India's government has approved plans for a September sale of nearly 2.3 GHz of spectrum covering various frequency bands. Light Reading article

And finally… Hundreds of brown bears are now available to watch live 24/7, all powered by a complex network of remote cameras, solar panels, microwave uplinks and wind turbines. The Verge article

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