Cincinnati Bell's CFO to speak at Raymond James conference; Cisco addresses denial of service flaws in various products

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> Cincinnati Bell's CFO Leigh Fox will speak at the Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 3, at 1:05 p.m. ET. Release

> Cisco releases security updates to fix denial of service flaws in a number of its products, including its Intrusion Prevention System, Unified Computing System Director, Unified SIP Phone 3905 and Firewall Services Module. Article

> AT&T has introduced its U-verse KIDS! App that displays kid-friendly TV channels and helps parents control what content they see. Article

Cable News
> Top executives at Dish Network and DirecTV used their fourth-quarter earnings calls to react to Comcast's merger proposal with Time Warner Cable, expressing concerns about the number of pay-TV subscribers and programming assets that Comcast and TWC would control. Article

> While Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said the MSO will continue to look at opportunities for mergers and acquisitions, he told analysts Friday that the MSO is focused on growing its business organically by driving increased penetration of advanced products through its all-digital rollout. Article

Wireless News
> Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group unveiled Project Tango, with the aim of using a prototype phone and the ingenuity of developers to use 3D scanning technology to build maps and models of physical locations. Article

> Both MasterCard and Visa endorsed a new mobile payments technology that could enable them to bypass Isis and other hardware-based mobile payments systems. Article

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