Comcast chief in the market for NYC condo; IPv6 Summit deemed a 'hit'

> Comcast may continue to be headquartered in Philadelphia (and it better be, after the fuss it's made about the tallest building in the city and all) Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts, is ready to plunk down multiples of his millions of dollars for a New York City condo in an apartment building described by the Wall Street Journal as a "virtual dormitory for the very rich and famous." Story.

> This year's Rocky Mountain IPv6 Summit--perhaps faced with the urgency of a dwindling number of IPv4 addresses--has been termed a "huge hit." Participants were hammered with the idea that a migration to IPv6 must happen sooner than later. Story.

> South Korean cable TV company CJ HelloVision launched a service offering 53 live channels as well as VoD on the Internet to viewers willing to pay 3,500 won ($3) a month. Story.

> The first trick in salesmanship is to turn around a negative and make it a positive. Thus, after eye doctors warned that 3D TV could be bad for people with vision problems, another story has appeared twisting that into a good thing because, according to the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, watching the programming "can unmask issues such as lazy eye, convergence insufficiency, poor focusing skills and other visual problems consumers might not have previously known existed." Of course, once experienced, those viewers would have to rush out and pay an optometrist for an examination and eye correction procedures. Story.

And finally... Just because it's fun to spell out bureaucratic names, the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications Information Association (NTIA) has opened up funding to help communities with broadband improvement and mapping activities for the next three years. News release.

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