Yahoo gives top job to Google's Mayer; Telcos may quit on DSL as users flee to cable

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> Yahoo! has plucked Marissa Mayer from archrival Google, named her CEO and charged her with helping regain web surfers who have drifted away. Story

> DSLReports' Karl Bode says evidence points towards telcos giving up on DSL because they "don't seem too concerned that many users are fleeing to cable." Story

> Avaya, citing a report from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, is trumpeting the fact that its share of China's IP telephony market grew from 28.9 percent to 21.1 percent. News release

> Telecom New Zealand division Gen-I has joined Arbor Networks' Cloud Signaling Coalition. Story

And finally … while it may not be strictly relevant, it might be a good idea to keep an eye on Sen. Joe Lieberman and his cybersecurity bill that, he said, the Senate will start considering "by the end of next week." Story

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