Uber hires wireless car hackers; Cisco sues HP over VoIP dispute

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Uber Technologies confirmed it has hired security researchers known for wirelessly hacking into a Jeep Cherokee's system. Wall Street Journal article (sub. req.)

> An appeals court ruled on Friday that the National Security Agency may continue to collect the phone records of millions of Americans, at least until a new law banning the practice goes into effect in November. New York Times article (sub. req.)

> Vint Cerf, one of the "fathers of the Internet" and developer of one of the first commercial email systems, says sometimes he's terrified of the Internet of Things. PC World article

> Since the FCC fined Smart City for blocking Wi-Fi, it's become clear that the Wi-Fi blocking debate is far from over. Network World article

> In the latest chapter of the Los Angeles Police Department's saga with unmanned aerial devices, a hobby drone derailed an LAPD helicopter while the police aircraft was attempting to locate a suspect in Hollywood. Ars Technica article

> While it's definitely fading, a few environments still cling to TDM, including utilities. Light Reading article

> Google's new $200 OnHub router features 13 different antennas, including three pairs of 2.4 GHz frequency bands and three pairs of 5 GHz bands. The Verge review

> Cisco is suing HP in a dispute over a $58 million contract to provide services to an HP VoIP customer. Network World article

> Peter Chou, the co-founder and former chief executive of HTC, has joined Hong Kong-based visual effects studio Digital Domain Holdings. Venture Beat article

And finally… The Breaking Bad pilot becomes the first 4K content pirated from Netflix. Article