U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said to Be Leaning Against Comcast Merger (Bloomberg)

Is Philly on its way to tech hub status after lagging behind? (Upstart)




LLR Partners invests in WennSoft (PE Hub)


AT&T, but not Verizon and Comcast, sue FCC over net neutrality
(Ars Technica)







Comcast Recruits Its Beneficiaries to Lobby for Time Warner Deal (New York Times)





Comcast to Invest $4 Billion in New Firm With CFO Angelakis (Bloomberg)



Links 3/30: IBM acquires Blekko for Watson; CardioNet pays $6.4 million to settle billing probe



In Comcast Suit, You May Already Be A Winner
(The Post of Sanatoga PA and The Pottsgroves)

Sling TV Subject To Content Restrictions (Multichannel News)

IBM acquires technology from curated search engine Blekko to bolster Watson (Silicon Angle)

MSG Sale Of Sports Business Possible But Not Certain (Investor's Business Daily)

Penn faculty startup raises $100K from Startup PHL angel fund (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Medical device firm CardioNet pays $6.4M to settle billing probe (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Q&A: Amazon VP Peter Faricy explains the company’s move into home improvement (GeeKWire)




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Rovi Taps SAP Exec For Board Seat
(Multichannel News)

Google taps Morgan Stanley exec for CFO post
(CNET)
Ruth Porat received an MBA from Wharton.


ARRIS Appoints Patrick Macken as Senior Vice President and General Counsel (Arris Press Release)

Ecrypt Appoints Former SAP and Microsoft Engineer as Vice President of Product Development (Marketwire)


New publisher to oversee two South Jersey newspapers
(Philadelphia Business Journal)

Checkpoint Systems' CFO resigns; acting replacement chosen (NJBIZ)