Huawei joins board of Open Platform for NFV Project; 19 operators commit to LTE Broadcast

Wireless tech news from around the web:

> Anthony C.K. Soong, chief scientist, wireless research and standards at Huawei Technologies USA, has been appointed as Platinum Board Director of the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) project. Release

> Freescale Semiconductor introduced an Internet of Things (IoT) gateway reference design supporting an array of IoT applications, including building/home management, smart cities, networked industrial services and other applications. Release

> One in 10 cell sites violate FCC rules aimed at limiting RF impacts, a report says. Article

> A U.S. mobile security firm says it has uncovered smartphone spyware aimed at pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that comes disguised as an app created by a community of socially minded programmers.  Article (sub. req.)

> At least 19 operators worldwide have confirmed they are either testing or deploying LTE Broadcast, according to a new report from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Article

> Wearable technology startup Atheer Labs tapped former HP executive Alberto Torres as its new CEO. Article

> And finally… Dubai detectives are planning to wear Google Glass with facial recognition capabilities on board to help ID suspects. Article