BCE names LeBlanc as its new CFO; Cyber threats on government agency networks often go undetected, report says

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> BCE has appointed Glen LeBlanc, formerly CFO of Bell Aliant and now BCE's senior vice president, finance, as CFO of BCE and Bell Canada. Article

> Cyber threats go undetected on government networks an average of 16 days, according to a new report by MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT. Article

> Joseph F. Eazor, EarthLink's CEO and president, will present at the upcoming Jeffries Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Miami on Tuesday, May 12, at 11:30 a.m. ET. Release

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> Fresh off taking a $784 million write-down earlier in April, partly to account for archival programming that has little value in the streaming video era, Viacom experienced a first-quarter loss of $53 million, compared to a $502 million profit in the first quarter of 2014. Article

> Making good on its promise to grow its addressable advertising business, Cablevision has rolled out a new platform that offers census-level data on campaigns delivered over its set-tops. Article

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> Nokia reported stronger sales in North America in the first quarter, and in its networks business overall. However, the underlying profit of the company's networks business fell, and investors grew worried about drooping margins. Article

> Sprint struck a multi-year Wi-Fi offloading agreement with Boingo Wireless to seamlessly offload its customers' data traffic to Boingo's Wi-Fi networks at 35 major U.S. airports. Article

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