Mozilla tests waters for Firefox OS IoT apps; Metro Ethernet Forum names first CTO

More wireless tech news from across the Web:

> Mozilla is testing the waters for Firefox OS IoT apps, including a Samantha-style virtual assistant. TechCrunch article

> ZTE has thrown its considerable weight behind the New IP Agency (NIA), a not-for-profit initiative aimed at fostering the development of virtualized IP networks based on open-access principles. Light Reading article

> Apple customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware. Reuters article

> The Metro Ethernet Forum wants to move up the networking stack, and it's named Pascal Menezes as the CTO to undertake that. SDX Central article

> Unlikely allies address value of digital security at RSA conference. New York Times article

> Alexa gets new siblings: the Amazon Echo Dot and Tap. Extreme Tech article

> A new study says Americans are starting to leave Silicon Valley faster than they're arriving. Wall Street Journal article

> A Facebook executive who spent about 24 hours in a Brazilian jail this week said authorities treated him with respect and that the incident will not slow the company's expansion in Brazil. Reuters article

And finally… The coolest McDonald's Happy Meal toy is now the box itself. Article

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