Nest wants to share Weave; Parallel Wireless unveils next-gen orchestrator

Wireless tech news from across the Web:

> Nest Labs is releasing its Weave protocol for other connected devices to use. Venture Beat article

> Parallel Wireless unveiled its next-generation network orchestrator, the HetNet Gateway (HNG). Release

> AT&T says that the number of times hackers tried to hunt down security weaknesses in corporate IT systems was up a whopping 458 percent in 2014. Light Reading article

> Google and Microsoft agreed to dismiss all of their pending patent lawsuits against each other. New York Times article

> India Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a briefing on Google's Project Loon. NDTV article

> Rohde & Schwarz, Vector and Commsignia will jointly present a V2X end-to-end tester to show how an onboard unit in a simulated vehicle environment receives 802.11p-based messages under real-world conditions and subsequently displays them on a simulated in-vehicle screen. Release

> Sergey Brin shares what he loves about Google's self-driving cars. VentureBeat article

> Sweden-based Symetium looks to crowdfunding to bring "no compromise SmartPhone PC" to market. Post

And finally… The movie The Martian, which opens this weekend, uses some serious science to tell its story. Article