Cablevision's Rutledge to leave company; Terremark positioned as leader in Gartner's cloud report

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> Tom Rutledge, Cablevision's chief operating officer, has decided to leave the company after 10 years on the job. Release

> Does the China-based hacking of 760 companies, including most recently hotel Internet provider iBahn, signify the start of a new cyber cold war? Article

> Moody's Investors Service theorized that cable's video declines in 2012 will be balanced out by ongoing gains in broadband and business services. Article

> Terremark has been positioned by Gartner in the leader's quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, 2011 report. Release

> Eircom's creditors have rejected the latest restructuring proposal put forward by majority shareholder Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT), according to Reuters citing people close to the situation. Article

And finally ... A Cablevision technician visiting a home in Hopatcong, New Jersey ran into a 500-pound bear when entering the basement of an 85-year-old customer to conduct cable service repair. Article

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