Level 3 moves to stop hackers; Xfinity On Campus expands to Baltimore schools

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> Level 3 Communications has blocked traffic to servers in China that it believes are part of criminal organizations. Story

> The FCC will reportedly maintain its current level of spectrum reserve for its upcoming 600 MHz auctions. Story

> Comcast's university-targeted IPTV service, Xfinity On Campus, will soon launch at Baltimore's Loyola University Maryland and Goucher College. Story

> A ZenithOptimedia study found that while U.S. media consumption has risen to an average of 620.4 minutes per day, viewing of linear TV has fallen to just 299.6 minutes per day. Story

> According to a new ABI Research report, 15 million homeowners will invest in new connected home security services by the year 2020. Story

> Nuance Communications said its Dragon TV is the platform behind the voice recognition and voice search capabilities integrated into the Roku 3 streaming player model and the Roku mobile app. Story

And finally … Dominant chipmaker Qualcomm may need to take some radical steps to stay ahead of the direct competition presented by the $37 billion acquisition of Broadcom by Avago Technologies, analysts said. Story