ABI: IoT to cover 28% of chip market by 2021; DeWalt jumps into rugged smartphones with MD501 Android device

More wireless news from across the Web:

> According to one financial analyst, Facebook is in a "class by itself" in the mobile ad market. Business Insider article

> ABI Research predicts the IoT will account for 28 percent of the wireless chip market by 2021. Datamation article

> Toolmaker DeWalt is getting into the smartphone market with its rugged MD501 Android phone. TechCrunch article

> The co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell, plans to get into the smartphone game market. The Guardian article

> According to new sources, the FBI paid less than $1 million to unlock an iPhone. Reuters article

Telecom News

> Verizon has put what it says is a final labor contract proposal on the table for wireline workers represented by the CWA and IBEW. Article

> Juniper saw the effects of a slower telecom spending environment in the first quarter, a factor that cut into its revenues. Article

> Charter Communications is poised to gain more market share in the small to medium and larger enterprise business markets -- two segments where it is still a young player. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica hailed a return to both revenue and core earnings growth in Spain in the first quarter of 2016, with the group's new CEO José María Álvarez-Pallete noting that "for the first time in eight years both OIBDA and revenues are growing simultaneously." Article

Cable News

> In a move aimed at further boosting its thriving NBCUniversal film, consumer products and theme parks operations, Comcast said it will pay around $3.8 billion to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Article

> Combining two of the largest pay-TV vendors, Rovi announced that it's buying TiVo for $1.1 billion. The cash and stock deal, which Rovi expects to close in the third quarter, creates a new company valued, Rovi said, at around $3 billion and armed with nearly 6,000 patents and $800 million in annual revenue. Article

And finally… Cracker Jack is now offering QR codes in its snack packages instead of plastic toys. Article