Qualcomm Life and Roche enter strategic collaboration; Whistle acquires Tagg pet tracker

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> T-Mobile US CEO John Legere met with the FCC, in part to emphasize the importance of low-band airwaves. Article

> Lance Crosby, an executive at IBM's cloud-computing unit, has left the company after overseeing the integration of SoftLayer, which IBM bought for $2 billion in 2013. Article (sub. req.)

> Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Life and Roche entered into a strategic collaboration involving the remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients. Article

> South Korea's SK Telecom has been ordered by a court not to run advertising in which it claims to be the first cellular company in the nation to have commercialized tri-band LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) services. Article

> RF Industries promoted Johnny Carl Walker, president of RF Industries, to the additional position of CEO. Release

> Jeff Rivard has joined LightPointe as director of engineering, radio solutions. Previously, he spent 14 years with Solectek Corporation, most recently as director of engineering and lead RF design engineer. Release

> India's Bharti Airtel selected  Nokia Networks to deploy Frequency Division Duplex  LTE networks in six new circles, as well as expand the operator's Time Division (TD)-LTE footprint into two other operating areas. Article

> Onyx Beacon is releasing its Enterprise Beacon, which is designed to enable businesses to scale iBeacon deployments without worrying about battery life or security. Release

> The point-to-point microwave transmission market is forecast to generate approximately $21 billion in equipment revenue over the next five years, according Dell'Oro Group. Release

> It's a dog's life: Whistle, a Fitbit-like gadget that charts a dog's physical activity, says it has acquired the GPS-enabled pet tracker Tagg. Article

> Luna's smart mattress cover monitors sleep, controls the bed's temperature and can hook into a range of connected devices, including Nest. Article

And finally… Plenty of amateur films have been shot using iPhones, but by all reports, Tangerine is the first movie at the Sundance Film Festival to be shot almost entirely on an Apple device. Article

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