Dell acquires EMC for $67B; Verizon initiative will connect it with NYC's tech community

Wireline news from across the web:

> Dell will acquire EMC for about $67B in the largest technology acquisition ever as Michael Dell looks to leverage EMC's dominance in storage devices amid intensifying competition. Bloomberg article

> Cambodia's Council of Ministers has approved a new draft telecommunications law, which is aimed at enhancing the regulation of the sector and improving service quality. TeleGeography article

> Verizon announced an initiative designed to connect with New York City's tech community, in which it will open a coworking space at its 140 West Street building in lower Manhattan, across from One World Trade Center. Release

> The American Medical Association has formed a group to create billing codes for additional telehealth services. Modern Healthcare article

> GENBAND announced that Odyssey Systems, a leading provider telecommunications provider in northeast England, has selected its Session Border Controller (SBC) and Real-Time Session Manager (RSM) for SIP trunking. Release

Cable News
> Comcast said it is working to support HTML5 apps from third-party vendors on its X1 platform. Article

> Arris, the world's largest vendor of in-home cable equipment, launched its first DOCSIS 3.1 modems. Article

Wireless News
> Close to two weeks after Verizon's Go90 over-the-top mobile video application launched, its ranking and popularity in Apple's U.S. App Store has fallen while its standing in the Google Play store has remained fairly consistent, according to app-tracking company App Annie. Article

> Google now gets more search activity worldwide from mobile devices than from desktop PCs. In May the search giant said that was the case in 10 countries, including the United States and Japan. Article

And finally … @#gignat: Expect community broadband to shift to higher gear in rural America. Podcast

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