Global Wi-Fi market worth $26.19B by 2019; Microsoft updates natural-language capabilities of its Bing search engine

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@FierceTelecom RT @grahamwinfrey: Companies that don't take advantage of #cloudcomputing will be in the minority by 2020. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Viatel, the Dublin-based Pan-European service provider, announced a $167.3 million investment to expand its fiber infrastructure, cloud services and data centers in Ireland. Article

> The global Wi-Fi market will be worth $26.2B by 2019, says a new MarketsandMarkets study. Release

> Microsoft said it has updated the natural-language capabilities of its Bing search engine to enable users to ask follow-up questions in searches. Article

Cable News
> Not even a better-than-expected second-quarter earnings report has succeeded in calming the ire of Synacor's dissonant shareholders, who have offered to independently conduct a meeting to overthrow chairman Jordan Levy and other key board members. Article

> Former Charter Communications executive Ted Schremp's SmartHome Ventures announced a new retail-focused home-automation platform designed to compete with services offered by top pay-TV providers. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US changed its family plans over the weekend to add support for up to 10 lines. The carrier initially launched its family plan in July with four lines of service for $100 a month. Article

> Verizon Wireless launched a new plan for individual subscribers that offers unlimited voice, texting and 2 GB of data for $60 a month. Article

And finally@VerizonClare: Three attack patterns accounted for 75% of cyberattacks on financial institutions. Article

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