Century Link earnings slip; Harmonic offers new video quality analytics

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> CenturyLink Inc. reported its first-quarter 2012 earnings slid 5.2 percent, beating Wall Street analysts' expectations for the nation's fourth-largest telecom company. Article

> Harmonic has rolled out a new iteration of its video-quality monitoring and analytics software suite. Article

> Netflix has signed a multiyear licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that will expand its nascent streaming offering in Latin America. Article

> Google's YouTube is talking with content providers about possibly adding a tier to the popular website that would put premium content behind a pay wall. Article

> Content delivery network EdgeCast Networks has launched its OpenCDN federation platform, allowing network operators to cache customer content in markets and regions where they have no infrastructure. Article

> Envivio announced it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended April 30, after the market closes May 30. Release

> Broadcasters ask judge to block Aereo. Article

> Univision Communications and AT&T U-verse have reached a multiyear, multiplatform deal that includes carriage of the U.S. Spanish-language media leader's three new cable networks, as well as authenticated access across an array of vehicles. Article

> Sinclair Broadcast Group has entered into a long-term affiliation agreement with Fox Network, and has obtained an option to acquire Fox-owned WUTB Baltimore, a MyNetworkTV (MNT) affiliate in Sinclair's home market. Article

And finally... In another example of Social Darwinism at work, two men who allegedly robbed an Internet café at gunpoint were caught after one forgot to log out of Facebook. Article

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