Reports indicate network delays are stressing customers; AT&T to deploy nationwide IP network for emergency services

More wireless tech news from across the Web:

> Cisco said it plans to acquire Leaba Semiconductor, a stealthy, venture-backed fabless chipmaker based in Israel, for $320 million. Light Reading article

> Recent reports from both Ericsson and J.D. Power have indicated streaming and other network data delays are stressing out wireless customers and making them more prone to switch carriers. Wireless Week article

> AT&T announced its plan to deploy a nationwide Emergency Services IP network that meets the core networking standards that PSAPs must have to transition to next-generation 911 that will enable text, data, video and photo communications, as well as emergency voice calls. IWCE's Urgent Communications article

> Qualcomm agreed to pay the SEC a fine of $7.5 million to settle an investigation being conducted over potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. Phone Scoop article

> Intel hopes to get back to advancing the chip manufacturing process every two years with the upcoming 7-nm process. Network World article

> Google released an experimental payments app called Hands Free, a service that lets you pay for items in stores without taking your phone out. The Verge article

> Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, has agreed to head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the U.S. military. Reuters article

> Once autonomous cars are everywhere, what will the driver do? RCR Wireless article

And finally… Google admits to bearing some responsibility in a Google car crash. Article

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