Ikanos appoints Omid Tahernia President and CEO; Streaming Flix under fire for phone cramming

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> Ikanos Communications names Omid Tahernia as its new President and CEO. Release

> Tech Republic asks, do you really give a hoot about your online privacy? Article

> Allied Fiber CEO Hunter Newby will participate on a panel at FISPA's Simmering Service Provider Summit in Atlanta. Post

> In the next 10 years, industry analysts forecast that service providers will invest more than $5 billion in Session Border Controllers (SBCs). What is the right SBC? Paper

> arstechnica details the FBI and FTC investigations of Minneapolis-based Streaming Flix and middleman provider BSG for phone cramming practices in which the companies raked in more than $9.7 million and streamed just 23 movies. Article

And finally … What does an Internet troll look like? These drawings offer an artistic answer. Article

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