Netgem targets aging Tier 1 tech; News Corp. sets sights on ESPN empire

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> News Corp. planning challenge to ESPN sports empire. Article

> Netgem is setting its sights on aging tech of Tier 1 operators. Article

> Frontier announced that the company has successfully completed the integration of all the Verizon DSL and landline networks acquired in an $8.5 billion deal announced in 2009. Article

> AT&T said it now has more than 300,000 U-verse TV customers in Houston. Release

> Google is building a data center in Taiwan--its third in Asia after Hong Kong and Singapore--to meet the rapidly growing online demand across the region, the company said Tuesday. Article

And finally... The end of civilized boozing? In at least one scene in the upcoming Skyfall, James Bond will eschew his traditional shaken martini for a Heineken. Cheers. Article

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