News of Note—Uniti, FCC, Google and more

news of note

> Uniti announced that its president and CEO, Kenny Gunderman, and CFO, Mark Wallace, are scheduled to participate at Cowen and Company’s 3rd Annual Communications Infrastructure Summit on August 8 in Boulder, Colorado. Release

> The Supreme Court is giving telecom groups—including USTelecom—an additional 60 days to file challenges to the FCC’s net neutrality rules. The Hill article

> A Google-built algorithm has increased internet speeds an average of 4% globally, according to a company blog that terms it a meaningful amount. Business Insider article

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> An Identity Theft Resource Center report found that a record 791 data breaches in the U.S. in the first half of this year have exposed the information of 12.4 million people, with the healthcare sector accounting for 179 incidents, or 22.6% of the total. Becker's Health IT & CIO Review article 

> Persistent Systems acquired PARX, a Salesforce Certified Platinum Partner in the DACH market of Germany, Austria and Switzerland that focuses on its customers' business models as well as their strategic and operational objectives. Release


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