ViaSat awarded $3.25M Dept. of Energy contract; Internet of Things will change business model

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> The U.S. Dept. of Energy awarded ViaSat a $3.25 million contract to develop new tools and technologies to strengthen protection of the nation's electric grid and oil and gas infrastructure from cyberattack. Article

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> Madrid-based Fon jumped into the U.S. market with a new router that accepts Facebook credentials in lieu of a password. Article

> CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent said he will not seek an extension of his current contract, which expires at the end of 2014. The CTIA board will immediately begin conducting a search for his successor. Article

And finally The Internet of Things will change your business model, says Gary Audin, president of Delphi. Article