The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) wants your proposal for a presentation to be given at its SEMI (Smart Energy Management Initiative) Forum 2013, set for April 10. The Call for Papers focuses on three areas: Facilities, Outside Plant and Fleet Operations. For more information on the 300-word abstracts, due Nov. 16, click hereGENBAND partnered with Polycom for the second annual GENFuzion Developer Challenge, a program designed to expand the universe of third-party applications powered by the GENBAND A2 Unified Communications Application Server. The top three overall winning apps will receive cash prizes of $20,000, $15,000 and $10,000, respectively. The contest will run from now through January 2013, with winners to be announced by end of that month. Click here for more information…At the 2012 Wireless Hall of Fame celebration Oct. 8 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, the following men will be inducted into the Wireless Hall of Fame: Amos Joel (posthumously), Pioneer; Dick Lynch, Technology; Wayne Perry, Service Provider; and Raj Singh, Industry Associate. Click here for more information.

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The first College Football Playoff rankings will be exclusively revealed on ESPN on Nov 24 at 7pm. — HBO Max picked up the six-part documentary series “Inside the Life of Superstar Nicki Minaj.” –

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