Broadcom Corporation today continued the expansion of its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) product family with the announcement of the immediate availability of its new WICED Smart Development Kit through strategic distribution partners. The company says the hardware development kit opens the door for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to develop products for the "Internet of Things”. It provides access to a low-power client device with an integrated Bluetooth Smart (formerly Bluetooth Low Energy) software stack and application profiles, offering OEMs an embedded wireless solution with a small footprint to inspire connectivity in a new range of devices. More information can be found here.

Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) modules, services and solutions, today announced approval by Sprint for its CE910-DUAL cellular M2M module. A dual-band CDMA 1xRTT module, the CE910-DUAL allows Sprint M2M Solutions customers to deploy a wide range of M2M applications benefiting from reliable connectivity over Sprint’s nationwide network while enabling even the most cost sensitive business plans.

iTalk Inc. announced it has executed a comprehensive distribution agreement with Prouty Company LLC, a global provider of financial and telecommunication products and services.

Online music service Slacker revealed its latest audience growth figures, adding more than six million new listeners, with 3.5 million on mobile, pointing to the success of the company’s relaunch on February 13 of this year.