HGTV picks Urban Oasis winner; AT&T exec to speak at Piper Jaffray conference

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> AT&T said it will webcast a presentation that AT&T Business Solutions VP of cloud strategy and business development Steve Caniano is scheduled to give at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference in New York on Nov. 6. News release

> HGTV said Houston subscriber James Walley is the winner of its Urban Oasis contest. He gets a prize package valued at $900,000, including a 1,700-square-foot condominium in Miami. News release

> Envivio said Bahrain-based Atyaf Telecommunications and Infrastructure International picked its Muse software-based encoding solutions to power its TV Everywhere services for IPTV subscribers in the Middle East.  News release

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> Microsoft is reportedly considering a bid to acquire Netflix. Article

And finally... SeaChange said its Nucleus set-top gateway was named the best innovation in customer premises equipment at the TelcoTV Vision Awards. News release