CENX unveiled Release 5 of its Ethernet Lifecycle Manager; Windstream declares quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share

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> CENX unveiled Release 5 of its Ethernet Lifecycle Manager, which it says enhances capacity planning and Ethernet services virtualization. Release

> Hackers used insecure Network Time Protocol servers to launch a large DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack against CloudFlare, a global content delivery network (CDN) provider. Article

> Windstream Holding's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on the company's common stock. Release

> BT and BDUK sign $41 million agreement to expand broadband availability to 45,000 remote northern Ireland homes. Article

Cable News
> Comcast announced that it has struck a deal with Time Warner Cable to acquire the nation's second largest cable MSO for $45.2 billion in stock. Article

> Virgin Media said that it reached the milestone of 2 million subscribers using TiVo DVRs and multiscreen video software. Article

Online Video News
> The second Amazon Prime original online TV pilot derby has begun. Reaction to the shows has been mixed. Article

Wireless News
> SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is now publicly pushing for a deal between Sprint and T-Mobile US, arguing that without consolidation, no company can close the gap with Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility. Article

> M2M enabler RACOWireless will work with AT&T Mobility to connect the auto makers A3 line of vehicles to LTE, making it the first M2M deal RACOWireless has inked with AT&T. Article

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