Yahoo! Japan buys big stake in eAccess for $3.17B; America Movil cuts its stake in KPN

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> Softbank Corp.'s broadband subsidiary Yahoo! Japan has purchased 99.6 percent of the capital and 33 percent of the voting shares of fellow Softbank Corp. subsidiary eAccess for $3.17 billion. Article

> America Movil has cut its stake in KPN from 27.1 percent to 26.6 percent, according to a filing at the Dutch financial authority AFM. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News
> The 415,000 residential and business customers who receive their cable and Internet services from Wave Broadband and Astound in the Pacific Northwest will get access to co-branded versions of TiVo's whole home products and services as part of an overarching partnership between TiVo and Wave Division Holdings. Article

> Cox Communications' advertising division, Cox Media, is giving addressable advertising a look as part of its "ongoing strategy to develop advanced advertising products and new programmic sales capabilities," according to a corporate press release. Article

Online Video News
> Young people looking to make a career in journalism should focus on the burgeoning digital media world, a Pew Research report on the state of the media suggests. But it's not all roses: Viewership of online video-based news isn't growing, and many native digital news outlets have yet to turn a profit. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint is going to partner with smaller, rural carriers to create a virtual LTE network via roaming agreements as part of a data roaming hub set up by the Competitive Carriers Association. Article

> Rick Kaplan, EVP for strategic planning for the National Association of Broadcasters, said that it's too early to say whether TV broadcasters will widely support the FCC's proposed incentive auctions of 600 MHz broadcast spectrum. Article

And finally… CIOs need to get their arms around the Internet of things concept. Article

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