In today’s IoT Time, Essence releases a consumer study that reveals users’ preferences in connected home technology, Qualcomm buys CSR and The Guardian reports that Google’s been working with NASA to get around FAA rules on commercial drone testing. In MyIoT, Ken lets us know that he’s on Google’s side here and tells the FAA to stop wasting time and resources on enforcing a ban when they should be encouraging testing and regulating for safety.