Infinera introduces its network Efficiency Quotient (EQ); Microsoft to acquire Yammer for $1B

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> Infinera introduces its new network Efficiency Quotient (EQ), a framework for comparing next-generation optical transport network architectures, enabling network operators to evaluate the ripple effect of architectural decisions on the total cost of ownership (TCO). Release

> Microsoft to acquire business software company Yammer for over $1B reports The Wall Street Journal. Article

> Just in time for the upcoming G20 financial summit in Mexico, the International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) Broadband Commission for Digital Development has set universal broadband targets for developed and developing countries. Article

> The U.S. healthcare industry will spend over $69B on telecom services over the next six years. Article

And finally The Ehtiopian government has made using Skype and other services such as Google Talk a criminal offense that will be punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Article