IBM strikes deal with Gogo; iPass gives to New York charity in honor of World Wi-Fi Day

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Radisys announced that Wassim Matragi has been appointed to vice president of global engineering and Ted Pennington to vice president of global supply chain. Release

> Buyout firm Francisco Partners and the private equity arm of activist hedge fund Elliott Management are in advanced talks to acquire Dell's software division for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Reuters article

> IBM struck a deal with in-flight wireless provider Gogo to alert airline pilots to turbulence before they experience rough skies. Wall Street Journal article

> iPass says it will provide New York-based charity Bottomless Closet with three months of free, unlimited Wi-Fi to 3,000 of the non-profit's disadvantaged clients in honor of the Wireless Broadband Alliance's inaugural World Wi-Fi Day. Release

> Intel and France's CEA have signed a five-year agreement to team up on IoT research. EE Times article

> The death of apps has been greatly exaggerated. Recode commentary

And finally… Researchers are working on software that can turn any smartphone into an eye-tracking device. Science Daily post



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