Qualcomm cancels Snapdragon 802 smart TV chip it just announced; Outernet wants to beam free Wi-Fi to every person on Earth from space

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Qualcomm canceled the Snapdragon 802 smart TV chip it announced last month. Article

> WifiForward adds ballast to demand for unlicensed spectrum. Article

> Huawei Technologies is joining NYU Wireless as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research. Release

> Google acquired audio authentication startup Slicklogin. Article

> New York-based Outernet wants to beam free Wi-Fi to every person on Earth from space. Article

> GPS pioneer issued a warning about the network's security. Article

> Freescale's latest QorIQ Qonverge SoC for metrocells has a digital front end and supports up to 256 simultaneous users. Release

> Four London boroughs are joining with Arqiva to offer free Wi-Fi. Article

> Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and NSN benefitted from VoLTE deployment in 2013, said Infonetics. Release

> Wireless carriers are predicting a surge in Internet-connected devices. Article

> OSHA is pushing the tower industry to protect its workers. Article

> Ericsson and Kodiak are bringing cloud PTT service to Europe. Article

> The U.K.'s leading operators are trialing Apple's iBeacon technology. Article

And finally… The military is close to developing a pizza that lasts years. Article

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