Google buys Titan Aerospace; Zebra to buy Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.45B

Quick news from around the Web.

> Google purchased drone maker Titan Aerospace. Article

> Quantenna said it will be able to support 10-gigabit Wi-Fi in 2015. Article

> Broadcom announced a six stream 802.11ac MIMO platform for home networks, which the company said is up to 50 percent faster than MU-MIMO routers and gateways. Release

> BlackBerry bought a minority stake in a privately held healthcare IT firm, NantHealth. Article

> Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 supports Apple's Passbook files. Article

> App search company Xyo announced a new partnership with T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom. Release

> According to a new teardown of the gadget, Samsung's Galaxy S5 costs $256 to build. Article

> Zebra Technologies announced it will purchase Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.45 billion. Article

> Google announced a new function that will make it easier for users to email pictures they've taken on their smartphones. Article

> HTC said it will release version 6 of its Sense user interface in May. Article

> Mozilla named Chris Beard as its new interim CEO. Article

> ItsOn said it scored $12.5 million in a Series C round of funding led by Tenaya Capital. Release

> NYU Wireless and Ericsson announced a new partnership for 5G technology. Release

Mobile Developer News

> Why developers should carefully watch what Twitter does with Cover. Editor's Corner

> Nearly half of all mobile apps can't reach the gold standard of 99 percent uptime, according to Crittercism. Article

Telecom News

> Lightower Fiber Networks has wrapped up a 400-mile fiber network expansion that will give it greater presence in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable is developing its first Humax-built IP set-top that integrates the Reference Design Kit (RDK) platform and features Humax's cloud navigator. Article

> Shaw Communications will lay off 400 management and non-customer facing employees and hire up to 100 others as part of a companywide restructuring that will, the MVPD hopes, "improve overall efficiency while enhancing its ability to grow as the leading content and network experience company." Article

And finally… David Fincher reportedly said he will not direct a movie about Apple's Steve Jobs. Article

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