CES breaks attendance record; Intel pins hopes on Curie

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> The 2015 International CES closed Friday with more than 170,000 attendees for the week, making it the largest show in its history. Article

> The Internet of Things (IoT) was officially anointed the next big thing at CES. Now what? Article

> Oracle Corp promoted executive Thomas Kurian to the role of president, overseeing the company's software development, Reuters reports. Article

> Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications said the country's train radio system will transition from a GSM-R network to the VIRVE TETRA-based public-safety network. Article

> Engineers can get a leg up on 5G technologies by working with 60 GHz WiGig products. Commentary

> Dogs and cats are part of the Internet of Things, so it's only natural that Petnet used CES to show off a $250 Smart Feeder that feeds pets automatically and measures health metrics. Article

> Intel pins its hopes on its new Curie chip. Article

> Startups are tackling a big problem that drones still face: the ability to autonomously avoid obstacles. Article

And finally… Taking a different approach to the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol, a new app employs beacons to help consumers eat less. Article

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