HP reportedly in talks to acquire Aruba; Juniper teams up with IBM on smart networks

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Citing people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg is reporting that Hewlett-Packard is in talks to acquire Aruba Networks. Article

> Pebble is making its most ambitious bet yet. Article

> Juniper has announced a "smart networks" alliance with IBM, which could prove significant in its attempts to catch up with Cisco in the area of analytics. Analysis

> Altair Semiconductor hopes to drive the machine-to-machine (M2M) market toward LTE with two chip sets coming out ahead of expected 3GPP standards for the Internet of Things. Article

> Lenovo's Mark Cohen explains how the Superfish debacle went down. Article

> Agnity and Radisys introduced a virtualized interactive communications service platform for broadband mobile networks. Release

> Google is expected to propose plans for a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., that are likely to aggravate an increasingly testy relationship between the company and community leaders. Article (sub. req.)

> Telus and Jasper launched an Internet of Things control center to serve Canadian businesses. Release

> FirstNet promises "profound change" for EMS, official says. Article

And finally… Word is, you can own the RadioShack brand for a mere $20 million. Article

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