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Microsoft releases Mediaroom Presentation Framework

IPTV service providers AT&T and BT are among those that have in their hands the new release of the Mediaroom Presentation Framework from software giant Microsoft. The two are among the more than

American Gladiators Flag Embarrass All Around

Last week, some users of Vista Media Center were prevented from recording NBC's live on-air "American Gladiators" and "Medium" onto their computers. This week,

QUICKLINKS: Report: BlackBerry Thunder to debut in Q3; Microsoft proposes alternative Yahoo deal;

> Report: BlackBerry Thunder to debut in Q3. >

SPOTLIGHT: Microsoft Combines Chat & Online Video--But Not to U.S.

Microsoft has released Messenger TV, combining Windows Live IM with video software in 20 countries--but not the United States. The service started off in

Charter Communications narrows Q1 loss, adds subscribers

Charter Communications posted a first quarter loss of $358 million, or 97 cents a share, compared to $381 million, or $1.04 a share a year ago and said its revenue rose 10 percent to $1.6 billion

ALSO NOTED: VZ Navigator 4.0; A Zune content filter? and much more...

> Report: Mobile social networking tops 4 million users in the U.S. >

Zune Adds Video

Microsoft has expanded its Zune offerings to include downloads of popular television shows from COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV, NBC Universal, Nickelodon, Star Media, Turner Broadcasting and VH1, among

Cisco posts higher revenue, carrier sector decline

Cisco Systems reported a revenue increase of 10 percent to $9.8 billion for its fiscal third quarter, a figure which spelled relief for many telecom industry types who know that Wall Street moves the

QUICKLINKS: Top Five Converged Devices; Microsoft walks away from Yahoo bid;

> Top Five Converged Devices No longer just voice-centric phones, mobile devices now come in a variety of different form factors and sport a slew of new capabilities. Check out

ALSO NOTED: Verizon's Petri retires; BigBand cuts 25 jobs; and much more...

> Daniel Petri, group president-International, at Verizon will retire Aug. 1 after 37 years with the telco. Report > Video