Windstream lists cloud predictions for 2014; has e-mail replaced the telephone in our working lives?

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> Windstream Senior Consultant Kent Landry gives his cloud predictions for 2014. Article

> Luxembourg has appointed Xavier Bettel as the Grand Duchy's new minister of media and communications. Article (sub. req.)

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> Time Warner Cable said that former Insight Communications President Dinni Jain will succeed Rob Marcus as TWC's chief operating officer on Jan. 13. Article

> Aereo plans to flip the switch on its local broadcast TV platform in the Baltimore metropolitan area on Dec. 16. Article

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> Samsung Electronics wants a bigger piece of the enterprise device market, but it faces hurdles in creating a unit that can work directly with enterprises on sales and support, and a robust security platform that can pass the rigorous security demands of major government agencies and enterprises. Article

> Apple struck a long-sought deal with China Mobile for the world's largest carrier by subscribers to carry its iPhones, according to a Wall Street Journal report, which could give Apple a major boost in the world's biggest smartphone market. Article

And finally … e-mail has replaced the telephone as the dominant tool in our working lives. Do you agree? Post

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