Vodafone Group CTO Pusey to retire; Lawmakers form congressional caucus on Internet of Things

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> Speaking at Facebook's third "town hall" meeting, Mark Zuckerberg said the current crop of augmented reality and virtual reality hardware is still "very, very rough." Article

> Vodafone Group's long-standing CTO, Steve Pusey, plans to retire in the summer. Johan Wibergh, executive vice president in charge of networks at Ericsson, will replace him. Article (sub. req.)

> Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced the formation of the Congressional Caucus on the Internet of Things. Article

> Huawei deployed its Agile Stadium Solution in Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Release

> Ooredoo says it supported a number of smart city strategic initiatives over the past year. Release

> Uber announced a "first-of-its-kind" partnership that will see its data used to improve life on the roads in Boston. Article

> Federated Wireless named wireless industry veteran Kurt Schaubach as chief technology officer. Release

> Launching on Kickstarter, NEEO is designed to centralize control of the home, including home theater equipment as well as connected gadgets like the Nest, Philips Hue and more. Article

And finally… A Brooklyn man got a little more than he bargained for when he boarded a flight from Cleveland, Ohio, to New York's LaGuardia. Article