Silicon maker MaxLinear takes hit as DOCSIS 3.0 modem deployment slows; BlackArrow looks to conquer Europe

More cable industry news from around the Web.

> MaxLinear, a maker of silicon for cable modems and set-top boxes, cut its third-quarter revenue forecast after a slowdown in the deployment of high-end DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems by MSOs. Story

> BlackArrow, which creates addressable advertising platforms for pay-TV operators, has opened a London office with an eye toward European expansion. Story

> Introducing its first major product line since launching the iPad in 2010, Apple says its "iWatch" will have a base price of $349 and be available starting in early 2015. Story

> Looking to seize a portion of YouTube's online-advertising market share, Facebook says it's now delivering 1 billion video views a day. Story

> Liberty Global executives say they have no intention of adding to their recently acquired 6.4 percent stake in British public broadcaster ITV. Story

> Columbia law school professor Tim Wu, widely considered to be the "godfather" of the net-neutrality concept, lost in a primary for New York's lieutenant governor post. Story

>And finally… DirecTV is drawing praise from LGBT advocacy groups for a new NFL Sunday Ticket TV commercial depicting a gay couple. Story