The top 10 security threats for 2014; CBeyond TotalCloud recognized as top SMB service

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> Cbeyond announced its TotalCloud Phone System has been named a Small or Medium Business Service of the Year (Bronze Winner) in the 2013 Best in Biz Awards. Release

> 8X8's CTO Bryan Martin will speak at the Voice Communications Exchange Committee (VCXC) on Dec. 3 at the Penn Club in New York City. Release

Cable News

> Intel has slapped a $500 million price tag on the OnCue platform that it has developed for use in a virtual cable platform, Bloomberg reported Monday. Article

> Just eight months after launching a subscriber acquisition campaign in which it offered a free Xbox 360 to broadband customers who ordered U-verse TV, AT&T (NYSE: T) said it'll stop offering its pay TV service on the gaming console on Dec. 31. Article

Online Video News

> HBO's TV Everywhere app HBO Go added support for Google's Chromecast, a device that lets users stream video from their smartphones, PCs and tablets to a Chromecast connected TV last week. Article

Wireless News

> The Tier 1 carriers are not the only ones launching holiday-focused promotions, as smaller carriers C Spire Wireless, U.S. Cellular and Leap Wireless' Cricket are getting into the act with deals of their own. Article

> Qualcomm said China's National Development and Reform Commission started a probe related to an anti-monopoly law (AML) in the country. Article

And finally … Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a television interview that the U.S. government "really blew it" on conducting surveillance programs that riled foreign leaders and domestic skeptics. Article


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