Flextronics is now Flex; New Zealand cracks down on drones

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Flextronics officially changed its name to Flex to reflect the company's evolution. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes says its acquisition by Nokia is moving "extremely smoothly" and could close earlier than originally planned. Re/code article

> A rising number of accidents involving drones in New Zealand has prompted authorities to toughen rules surrounding their use. Wall Street Journal article (sub. req.)

> Juniper is seeing strong demand for NFV and is looking to the technology to help drive future growth. Light Reading article

> Intel and Microsoft are working to squash a Windows 10 battery life bug. Network World article

> The Apple Store is not selling the Nest Learning Thermostat anymore, likely due to its lack of HomeKit compatibility. PC World article

> Karma has started to ship Karma Go, the second pocket-sized Wi-Fi device from the company. Coolest Gadgets article

Network World interviews Cisco's Chuck Robbins, who takes over the CEO role from John Chambers today. Network World article

And finally… An accidental discovery 50 years ago changed how we see the universe. Article