Intel invests in BlueData; Wireless LAN market grows 5% year-over-year

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Autonomous vehicles are at peak hype, according to Gartner and its annual technology "Hype Cycle" report for Emerging Technologies. Wall Street Journal article (sub. req.)

> Intel will invest in BlueData, which makes virtualization technology for big data deployments, and partner with the company. ZDNet article

> Cybersecurity could be the biggest challenge for FirstNet and next-gen 911. IWCE's Urgent Communications blog

> The international wholesale arm of Proximus, Belgium's incumbent operator, claims to have carried out the world's first end-to-end VoLTE call between operators in different parts of the world -- those being Proximus and South Korea's SK Telecom. Light Reading article

> Lawmakers in California's state assembly approved a measure that would restrict the use of drones over private property without the owner's permission. Los Angeles Times article

> The wireless LAN market grew 5 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2015, according to Dell'Oro Group. Release

> Philips continues to expand its popular Hue lineup of ingenious lighting products with the introduction of its first wireless dimmer. The Verge article

> Is a hacked vehicle also defective? Lawmakers, regulators and car makers are debating to what degree a vehicle's inability to withstand a cyberattack constitutes a safety defect. Wall Street Journal article (sub. req.)

> China's 4G mobile users surpassed 250 million for the first time at the end of July, representing 4G penetration of nearly 20 percent versus 40 percent in the U.S. at the end of 2014. VentureBeat article

> Cisco says its technology has been reliably able to listen for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) signals at a -95dBm level, which is the first step in ensuring that unlicensed users of the bands can detect DSRC. FCC filing

And finally… A new project from Microsoft's research lab is turning the average smartphone's rear camera into a 3D scanner -- one that can automatically create 3D models that are supposed to be good enough for printing. Article