Echostar acquires assets of Move Networks; SMB interest in cloud computing picks up

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> Echostar has acquired the assets of Move Networks, adding Move's adaptive streaming and IPTV technologies to its portfolio. Story.

> Add one more member to Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community: Infinera has joined the online fiber directory that lists manufacturers, providers and vendors within the dark fiber ecosystem. News release.

> Former Verizon Communications executive Paul Brigner will join the Motion Picture Association of America on Jan. 10. He'll be looking at secure methods of delivering home video, the industry's most lucrative revenue source. News release.

> Time Warner Cable and Sony are teaming up, the companies announced at CES, to deliver TWC's video programming lineup to Bravia HDTV owners this year. Story.

> NETGEAR is promoting three new home networking products at CES, including a Universal WiFi Range Extender, an Internet Adapter for Home Theater, and a Powerline AV 200 Nano Adapter Kit. Story.

And finally... Maybe some of us are tired of our spouse running around the house with a bedsheet around their shoulders, shouting "to the cloud," but The Armada Group says that about 67 percent of small- and mid-sized business owners are interested in cloud-based storage. Story.

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