> Pond Ventures is pretty happy with its return from the sales of Broadway Networks, 4Home and Gigle Networks. The Silicon Valley early-stage technology fund still has eight portfolio companies and manages over $200 million. News release.
> Calix will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 results on Thursday, Feb. 3. A conference call is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST (1:30 p.m. PST) the same day. News release.
> An EUKidsOnline survey found that while only about a quarter of parents in the EU use parental control software to monitor, track, and filter content their kids see online, over 70 percent talk to their children about their online activities and 58 percent stay near their kids when they use the Internet. Story.
> OnlineTech details how they moved their entire IT infrastructure to a cloud environment. News release.
> Acting CEO Jeffrey Hedberg of Telkom, South Africa's largest fixed line operator, will step down at the beginning of March, citing the government's refusal to allow him to make sweeping changes to the company as a cause. Story.
> Symmetricom saw decreased revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2011 due to product supply and fulfillment delays after moving to an outsourced manufacturing and logistics model. News release.
And finally... the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. has reopened after a two-year, $19 million renovation. The New York Times' Nick Bilton took a look. Story.