T-Mobile is climbing J.D. Power's network-quality rankings; Microchip Technology wants to acquire Bluetooth chip vendor CSR

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> Verizon still rules, but T-Mobile is climbing J.D. Power's network-quality rankings. Article

> Land-mobile radio, commercial cellular and public-safety LTE all have roles to play in first-responder communications, says Harris RF executive. Article

> The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau is seeking comments on Sprint's waiver request to permit wideband operations in portions of New Mexico and Texas National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) regions. Public notice (PDF)

> Imagination Technologies developed its own version of the low-cost Raspberry Pi development board. Article

> With rising demand for the Internet of Things, there are now more than 1,000 ZigBee-certified products on the market. Release

> U.S.-based Microchip Technology wants to acquire UK-based Bluetooth chip vendor CSR. Article

And finally… A New Jersey family's dog turned on their stove, which lit on fire a laptop that had been left on the burner. Article

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