Level 3 supplies Vyvx technology to the University of Notre Dame; TelexFree accused of being a $1B pyramid scheme

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> Level 3 announced the University of Notre Dame can now support the delivery of professional quality, high-definition broadcasts using Level 3's Vyvx VenueNet Lite technology. Release

> TelexFree, a competitive VoIP company, is accused of being a $1B pyramid scheme. Article

> ArmenTel has launched an IPTV service in Armenia in partnership with SPB TV, a leading provider of end-to-end over-the-top (OTT) TV, IPTV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices. Article

> Shawnee County has been chosen by the Kansas Department of Commerce's Statewide Broadband Initiative as a Local Technology Planning Pilot. Article

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> An electrical fire at a Samsung subsidiary facility in Gwacheon, South Korea, temporarily knocked the smarts out of the company's smart TVs. Article

> The Walt Disney Co., with a portfolio at least as diversified as Comcast, is riding high on its cable TV networks and the initial online offerings of ESPN as the company takes those networks in a new direction. Article

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> According to a detailed report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple and Google are battling each other for the most popular mobile games. Article

> Some familiar wireless company names topped the list for most mobile patents granted in 2013--and they weren't all just R&D heavyweights like Samsung and Qualcomm. Article

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