Life360 offers startups help against patent trolls; SmartThings hires former Google exec

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> Web guru Tim O'Reilly says that the Internet of Things may be the most important online development yet. Article (sub. req.)

> Who stands to gain the most from ARM's new IP? Blog

> The founder of Life360 wants to help other startups by offering a model designed to reduce patent trolling. Article

> Nuage Networks, the Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) start-up venture focused on software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, announced that the Cloud Computing Branch of China Telecom has selected its SDN technology. Release

> Spectralink appointed Randy Schultz to vice president of Global R&D, reporting to CEO Sten Dyrmose. Release

> SmartThings, Samsung's hope for a unified smart home platform, has hired Dora Hsu, a former Google executive, as chief platform officer to lead its developer platform. Article

> China Mobile and Huawei jointly completed uplink carrier aggregation (CA) field testing and validation using Jiangsu Mobile's commercial network. Release

> Gogo says it will bring its next-generation ATG-4 air-to-ground connectivity technology to business aviation. First shipments are expected in April. Release

> SAP unveiled a new generation of enterprise software built around its Hana in-memory database platform. Article

> CalAmp announced the availability of the Vanguard 5530 multi-band cellular router for fixed and mobile applications. Release

> The Federal Aviation Administration has issued eight more drone licenses, the latest approvals for several hundred applications it has received. Article

And finally… John Oliver talks net neutrality, salmon cannons and the future of Last Week Tonight. Article