Netflix faces investors next week; China defends its Internet usage rules

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> Following a number of missteps, Netflix will have to give investors some clarity on how it will get back on a growth path when it reports its Q3 earnings next Monday. Article   

> Yahoo! is looking for a way to maintain its independence while a number of parties, including Microsoft and Silver Lake Partners, craft a plan to take over the Internet giant. Article

> The TelcoTV conference is celebrating its tenth anniversary in New Orleans from Oct. 25-27. Release

> Senegal has proposed a law that will give the government a 35 percent stake in any service provider that operates in the country. Article

> VoX Communications, a wholesale VoIP and cloud service provider, appointed former Global Crossing and Tata executive Barry MacCheyne as its new head of global sales. Release

> gogo6 inc., in association with the IPv6 Forum and the California IPv6 Task Force, will present the gogoNET LIVE! Conference on Nov. 1-3, 2011, at San Jose State University. Release

> The Chinese government said that its Internet policies are open and clear and objected to U.S. claims that the country is censoring user access to specific websites. Article

And finally ... A new Georgetown University Center for Business and Public Policy white paper says that a majority of rural areas use wireless exclusively for their voice service. Article