Obama appoints Todd Park as U.S. CTO; NYC senators view simulated cyberattack on the power grid

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> President Obama appointed Todd Park as the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, succeeding Aneesh Chopra. Article

> ShoreTel will host Investor Day 2012 in San Francisco on Wednesday, March 14. Release

> India's telecom services market will grow at a CAGR of 11.5 percent between 2011-2014. Release

> UTOPIA, one of the largest municipal broadband service providers, has inked a wholesale deal with Dish Network which will provide data services to Utah residential and business customers over the open access FTTH network. Article

And finally ... New York City senators viewed the effect of a simulated cyberattack on the power grid. Article