Europe falling behind U.S. on broadband; Datalink takes the acquisition track

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> CenturyLink executives will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Release

> Datalink, a provider of data storage and cloud computing services, will use acquisitions as a means to double its sales to $1 billion by 2016. Article

> A new FCC ruling to open up previously restricted wireless spectrum for general Wi-Fi use could set up a conflict with the emerging connected car industry. Article

> Nevada has legalized interstate online poker and will allow state-to-state gaming agreements. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications added only 54,000 broadband data subscribers in Q4 2012, down from the 68,000 it added in the same period a year ago. Article

> Cable One lost 11,442 video, 3,573 high-speed Internet and 1,119 telephone subscribers in Q4 2012. Article

Online Video News
> Fanhattan, an online content delivery startup, has released a version of its movie guide for the web. Article

> About a quarter of all online videos contained advertising--compared to 14 percent in December 2011—says a recent comScore study. Article

And finally … Despite all of the media coverage, the reality is that many still don't have a clear understanding about what big data is. Article

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