Cable industry news from across the Web:
> Good news for cable operators fighting with programmers over iPad apps: The Nielsen Co. will start tracking those numbers by late this year. Story.
> ACA VP of Government Affairs Ross Lieberman was among industry experts invited to a think tank-like FCC session on the future of the USF. Story.
> Rumors--and isn't that what the Internet is all about?--have it that Hulu Plus programming is headed to the Microsoft Xbox. Story.
And finally ... in a dog bites man story, the cable and satellite industry led the way as the Better Business Bureau logged 10 percent more complaints in 2010 compared to 2009. Story.