Verizon plans major small cell deployment in San Fran; Akerson cautions Apple about car biz

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Verizon plans to blanket San Francisco's major tech corridors with 400 Ericsson-designed small cells. Article

> T-Mobile US could offer Wi-Fi calling on the Nexus 6 before the end of March. Article

> Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Arrow Electronics announced the PSoC Pioneer Challenge: Maker Faire Edition, a global design competition that gives engineers the opportunity to prototype new devices for the Internet of Things. Release

> The Gemalto attack is unique not just for its aggressive scope, but for how little it seems to have actually accomplished. Article

> Former Nextel CEO and retired CEO of General Motors Co. Dan Akerson says Apple should steer clear of the business of making cars, though a push into automobile electronics would be a better move for the iPhone maker. Article

> UK-based TTP says it has come up with a new small cell designed specifically for deployment on street lights. Release

> TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) successfully tested its quad diversity Tactical Transportable Troposcatter (3T) System, classified as AN/TSC-198 (V3), at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Release

> Samsung's move to payments creates friction with Google. Article (sub. req.)

> UK-based mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS Holdings has finalized an acquisition deal of Airtel Rwanda's 200 towers countrywide and will take over the management of the infrastructure, effective this month. Article

And finally… The seven coolest high-tech projects the military is currently working on. Article

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