IPTV, OTT video continues to eat away at cable empire; Emerging tech bubble shows new air of confidence

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> Cable may still be leading the paid TV race, but its share of subscriptions declined from 72 percent in 2009 to 69 percent in 2010 as a result of more subscribers turning to Telco TV and OTT Internet video. Release

> BT will display the Exemplar Dynamic Desktop, a joint cloud solution developed by Intune Networks, Openet and Amartus that claims can deliver bandwidth on demand. Article

> Crossbeam Systems and the Russian Telecom Equipment Company (RTEC) have created a joint venture to deliver security solutions in Russia and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Release

> Singapore-based SingTel, Southeast Asia's biggest telco, has launched its second commercial satellite, ST-2. Article

> Comcast Interactive Capital and DreamIT will provide seed funding, training, mentoring and other benefits to five minority-led startups through DreamIT's accelerator program. Release

> A rural Kansas-based 2,600-mile middle mile network will be completed by the end of the summer. Article

And finally ... Lawrence Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary, believes that the emergence of another technology bubble reflects a new air of confidence that was nonexistent during the 2007-2009 American mortgage and credit collapse. Article