Huawei completes VoLTE demo with China Mobile; WBA publishes new LBS white paper

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Researchers at Stanford University have come up with a new way to make chips and solar panels using gallium arsenide, a semiconductor that beats silicon in several important areas but is typically too expensive for widespread use. Article

> Smart bulbs are becoming the most exciting thing in tech. Review

> Huawei successfully demonstrated its virtualized VoLTE solution designed specifically to support China Mobile's Cloudified VoLTE service. Release

> The Wireless Broadband Alliance published a whitepaper supporting the deployment of Wi-Fi location based services detailing the business drivers and opportunities for the technology. Release

> New research from Juniper Research points to annual revenues from connected healthcare and fitness services approaching $2 billion by 2019, nearly six times the $320 million value estimated for this year. Release

> Oracle demonstrated new network orchestration capabilities that it says will enable network operators to get the same level of function-specific performance and throughput from NFV that they currently get from specialized telecom hardware. Article

> DecaWave announced a partnership to provide its wireless UWB technology to Redpoint Positioning Corp. Release

> A new biography is intent on taking the sting out of the prickly genius that was Steve Jobs. Commentary

And finally… Bees are now wearing RFID chips so that researchers can track their behavior. Article