Most of the excitement at Mobile World Congress this month will be about 5G, which won't officially exist until 2020. But vendors will also be showing off new ways to speed up the 3G and 4G networks most people are using today.
Verizon Wireless is installing nearly 100 cells to make sure its network can handle the crush of a million or more fans around this year's big game in the San Francisco Bay Area. Almost all will stay up after the game's over.
The names Johnson Controls and Tyco International don't generate the kind of excitement buzzing around some companies in the Internet of Things, but the merger they announced Monday could create some sparks.
Cisco Systems built a security system for the Chinese government knowing it would be used to track and persecute members of the Falun Gong religious group, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation technology rights group.