Capital Group cuts its stake in Softbank Corp.; IPv6-readiness continues to lag, says Incognito study

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> Capital Group has cut its stake in Japanese telecom conglomerate Softbank Corp by around half to 6.7 percent, reports The Wall Street JournalArticle

> PCCW Global, Hong Kong Telecom's international operating division, will provide the network infrastructure that will support a planned $7.95 billion urban development in Modderfontein. Article

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> Comcast says it added 24,000 video customers in the first quarter of 2014, marking the second straight quarter with video customer gains and bucking an industry trend going in the opposite direction. Article

> Netflix executives have come out of the shadows and admitted they oppose the idea of Comcast acquiring Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion because the combined company would control too much of the nation's high-speed broadband capacity. Article

Online Video News
> Joss Whedon released a new film, "In Your Eyes," on Vimeo this week at the same time that it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T Mobility surprised the market by reporting 625,000 postpaid subscriber net additions in the first quarter, more than analysts had expected and the carrier's best first-quarter postpaid performance in five years. Article

> Apple is stepping up its recruitment of payment industry executives as part of an effort to gain a stronger foothold in the mobile and electronic payments market, according to a Re/code report. Article

And finally… The IPv6 transition is underway, but only 14 percent of those polled by Incognito Software actually consider themselves IPv6-ready. Article

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