ZigBee mesh earns early praise; Android ransomware targets smart TVs

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Analysts gave guarded praise to JupiterMesh, a new specification for a wireless mesh network from the Zigbee Alliance, targeting utility, industrial and smart city markets. EE Times article

> New Android ransomware targets smart TVs. Extreme Tech article

> DARPA program seeks to give subs and undersea drones an acoustic GPS. Ars Technica article

> Advanced RF Technologies (ADRF) announced that the Maintenance Engineering Department of Verizon Wireless has officially approved both of ADRF's active fiber Distributed Antenna System (DAS) platforms, the ADX V Series and the ADX Series. Release

> Public-safety LTE deployments in South Korea and the United Kingdom are expected to be completed next year. IWCE's Urgent Communications article

> BMW is ready to fight hackers -- and for 5G. BMW Blog

And finally… Does anyone really need to connect their egg tray to the Internet? Tech Insider article