Deloitte includes Equinix in top 500 fastest growing company list; Dark Fiber Community launches new social media site

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@Deloitte includes #Equinix in list of 500 fastest growing technology companies. Article

> The Dark Fiber Community (DFC), the industry social media site for communications network infrastructure development, has launched a new interactive website. Release

> Carbonics, a startup company, is working on methods to make computer chips out of carbon. Article

Cable News
> While Major League Baseball has restricted regional sports networks from acquiring multiscreen rights when they carve out broadcast deals with individual teams, the practice has been encouraged by the National Basketball Association. Article

> Two weeks after it delivered a mea culpa amid national service outages for its X1 pay-TV platform, the nation's No. 1 cable company has admitted to fielding complaints about billing errors in select regions in which it is transitioning its billing systems. Article

Wireless News
> Apple has not said when it will release its forthcoming Apple Watch or how much all of the variants will cost, but it is urging developers to make apps for the smart watch before it goes on sale next year. Article

> Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless is offering unlimited cellular voice and data for 24 hours on Sprint's network for $4 when customers are out of range of Wi-Fi. Article

And finally… Ontario students among most computer literate, international test shows. Article