Open Interconnect Consortium releases candidate IoT spec; Brown vetoes drone bill in California

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Verizon's West Coast network vice president says that the operator has completed trials of self-optimizing network (SON) systems from Cisco and Ericsson as the operator looks to improve and densify its network. Light Reading article

> The Open Interconnect Consortium announced the public availability of its candidate Internet of Things (IoT) specification. Release

> California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a California bill that would have curtailed drone usage, prompting the concern and considerable lobbying effort of tech companies like Amazon and Google. Re/code article

 > Nokia Networks has included three RF module slots on its newest small cell, meaning that operators can use it to support LTE, LTE-U and Wi-Fi. RCR Wireless News article

> Google follows Amazon Web Services into on-demand supercomputing. New York Times article (sub. req.)

> Researchers who developed a set of attacks against encryption schemes in CryptDB -- a technology seen by many as key in creating secure cloud-based database applications -- faced a rebuttal from one of the technology's developers who essentially claimed they were testing it the wrong way. Ars Technica article

> Aruba Networks, an HP company, announced that in Gartner's latest "Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure" report, Hewlett Packard (Aruba Networks) has been positioned in the Leader's quadrant for the fourth consecutive year. Release

> Freescale Semiconductor launched a 10 Gbps Internet plus 10 Gbps Wi-Fi enabled home gateway platform in collaboration with Quantenna Communications. article

> Intel is dropping its longtime support for the Science Talent Search, the most prestigious science and mathematics competitions for American high school students. New York Times article (sub. req.)

And finally… A few oversights and oddities from Apple's keynote yesterday. Article