OpenDaylight Project implements more security measures; GoZoneWiFi releases platform for geo-targeted advertising

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> The OpenDaylight Project has implemented additional security response measures following the revelation that the Netdump vulnerability went unpatched for months. Article

> Triggered at least in part by The Washington Post's coverage, Bob Quinn, AT&T's SVP-federal regulatory and chief privacy officer, reviews comments made by cable executives at the recent UBS conference. Blog  

> The Internet of Things may be new, but machines talking to one another are not. Article

> Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning. Commentary

> At CES next month, Ericsson, Volvo and helmet maker POC will show off a system that determines when the helmet-wearing cyclist and a Volvo driver are likely to crash into one another. Article

> The creation of the first truly global mobile network represents a huge opportunity for innovators. Commentary

> The mannequins want to tell you something. Article (sub. req.)

> If 4G isn't working, why stick to the same approach for 5G? Analysis

> GoZoneWiFi announced a new Wi-Fi managed service platform that delivers geo-targeted advertising to consumers. Release

> Nest Labs and SmartThings are just two of the  notable acquisitions in the Internet of Things space in 2014. Article

And finally… How did the French company Parrot move from being a car telephony specialist to developing little pilotless spy planes? Article

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