Maine deploys new statewide digital P25 system; Texas selects Intrado for 911 database management

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Officials for the state of Maine recently announced that more than 2,000 users are communicating on the new statewide digital P25 Maine State Communications Network system built by Harris. Article

> The Hungarian city of Kaposvár completed the first major phase of its citywide monitoring project using CCTV and broadband wireless technologies supplied by InfiNet Wireless. Release

> Google is embracing a leaner, faster way to find the next big thing amid questions about the Internet giant's heavy spending on long-term research projects. Article (sub. req.)

> Europe is angling for its slice of the Internet of Things with a new program that aims to help regional, often small players participate in the megatrend it believes is reshaping electronics. Article

> Hotel WiFi Test has launched Hotel WiFi Connect, a free partner program for hotels and hotel chains to evaluate their Wi-Fi quality from guests' perspectives. Release

> The state of Texas selected Intrado to supply its 911 database management system. Article

> Anite completed its acquisition of the trade and assets of Setcom Wireless Products GmbH, providing Anite's customer base with a more enhanced device application test offering for Wi-Fi offload, VoLTE, RCS and other application and IMS based services. Release

> In case you missed some gags and still care, VentureBeat rounded up the best of tech's April Fools stunts. Article

And finally… LG and Samsung are calling off their spat over allegedly sabotaged washing machines. Article