ALSO NOTED: DOCSIS 3.0 advances; AP kills 'asap'; and much more

> DOCSIS 3.0 channel-bonding specs that could enable cable modem download speeds of 160 Mbps clear another standardization hurdle. Press Release

> The Associated Press has killed "asap," its podcast and video site for 18-to 34s, according to Liz Gannes' blog

> Stalled by regulations at home, Korea Telecom is launching IPTV service in Russia. Article

> Spain's Telefonica "registered" more than 1.3 million TV subs so far this year. Article

> Singapore telco SingTel rolls out a la carte IPTV. Article

> Telefnica Argentina IPTV plans hits a regulatory hurdles. Article

> Dutch TV provider taps San Francisco's OpenTV technology for HD and interactive launch. Press Release

> Joost strikes support deal with Level 3. Press Release

> Envivio preps multichannel IP encoder for IBC2007. Press Release

> U.S. Market helps U.K. set-top maker Pace post a $12. 6 million profit. Press Release

And finally...
Top tech blogger Om Malik's inaugural GigaOm talk show on Rev3 could use one or two good PAR lights, or something other than a deep red background, but the chat moves along nicely. He and co-host Joyce Kim keep the geek speak to a minimum and provide an uncomplicated review of top tech stories. "Is Facebook worth $10 billion," Kim poses. "To somebody it is," Om says. "It's what a sucker is willing to pay for something." Video