EE beats Vodafone to the Wi-Fi calling punch; 75M wearables to deploy by 2020, report says

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> EE beats Vodafone UK to the punch with Wi-Fi calling. Article

> More than 75 million wearable devices will be deployed in enterprise and industrial environments by 2020, according to Tractica. Release

> Self-optimizing network (SON) solutions provider Cellwize announced it has strengthened its team in the Asia-Pacific region with several strategic hires. Release

> Moroccan telecom operators signed an agreement with the local government of Casablanca to offer free Wi-Fi in the area until the end of the year, Agence Ecofin reports. Article

> Some tech-savvy sheep farmers are opting for drones over canines. Article (sub. req.)

> Virtual reality will be a $30 billion market by 2020, but the parallel industry of augmented reality will be four times bigger, digital M&A firm Digi-Capital forecasts. Article

> HP is still selling servers, but increasingly it looks like its biggest customers will be cloud companies themselves, or other computing behemoths like Facebook. Article

> Tektronix Communications announced the addition of two new solutions, GeoSoft and GeoBlade. Release

> Jonah Becker, who just left Taiwanese phone maker HTC, is joining Fitbit as VP of industrial design. Post

And finally… The Apple Watch is "not for everyone," says almost everyone. Article

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