ZTE welcomes further technology contributions in Europe; OPNFV marks progress

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> Ericsson's head of product line SDN and policy control, Elena Romero, talks to SDxCentral about real-world problems that Ericsson is solving with software-defined networking (SDN) solutions. Article

> FirstNet officials say the network will support non-mission critical voice calls from Day 1. Article

> ZTE said it welcomes further opportunities to contribute to technology research and innovation at the European Union after a meeting last week in Brussels between Carlos Moedas, commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Shi Lirong, president and CEO of ZTE. Release

> It's been a busy year so far for the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV). Blog

> Android Police reports that Facebook appears to be testing a dialer and caller ID app for Android, and it's called--wait for it: Phone. Article

> TAG Heuer, the Swiss watch company, announced that it was building a new smartwatch as part of a collaboration with Intel and Google. Article (sub. req.)

> Huawei overtook Panasonic to become the top applicant for international patents with the World International Property Organization (WIPO) last year. Article

> These 15 cities are described as "hidden gems" for tech job seekers. Slide show

> Apple recently open up access to a secret workout lab where internal volunteers were fitted with with sensors "worth millions of dollars" to amass a ton of data on exercise and physical activity. Article

> The Tesla Model S should be able to drive itself, some of the time, this summer, according to CEO Elon Musk. Article

And finally… Who wants the Networked Society inside their body? Blog