LGS Innovations promotes Kevin Kelly to CEO; 8x8 sells off patents

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> LGS Innovations, Alcatel-Lucent's government services unit, has promoted current COO Kevin Kelly to CEO. Article

> Zulahoo, which dubs itself as a "community commerce" portal focused on promoting collaboration services, has selected ViaWest to provide on-demand cloud computing services with its KINECTed Cloud platform. Release

> Guyana's new 560 km cable, which provides a link from Lethem on the Brazil border to the coastal capital Georgetown, is 90 percent complete. Article

> 8x8 has sold off a number of its U.S. patents to a third party for undisclosed amount. Release

And finally … Larchmont, N.Y.-based startup Patient Communicator is building a new system that it says will drive doctor and patient communication in the cloud. Article

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