Layer3 deploys SeaChange software; 'Walking Dead' audience grows another 23%

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Startup video-service provider Layer3 TV has signed on to use SeaChange's Nucleus video gateway software. Story

> In his latest Twitter rant on the net-neutrality issue, Mark Cuban said the public has more to fear from an overly empowered FCC than giant ISPs such as Comcast. Story

> Hackers took down Microsoft's Xbox Live platform on Tuesday and have threatened an even bigger attack on Christmas Day. Story

> Tribune Media has received approval to move its stock to the New York Stock Exchange. Story

> Analysts say broadband bills could spike as much as $90 a month if the FCC begins regulating the Internet under Title II guidelines. Story

> The midseason finale of AMC's The Walking Dead averaged 14.8 million viewers on Sunday, a 23 percent increase over 2013's midseason finale. Story

And finally … Several days after a major attack on Sony Pictures' IT network, a list of salaries for the studio's top executives has been posted on the Internet. Story

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