Daily Links 10/12/09: Level 3 Expands Ops in Philadelphia

Vivendi's plans may determine whether NBC Universal ends up in Comcast's hands (LA Times)

News Corp, Liberty Media interested in NBC - report (Reuters)

Venture Funds Raise Only $1.6 Billion In Third Quarter. Most Of That Went To Vinod Khosla. (TechCrunch)

T-Mobile Sidekick U.S. Users Face Personal Data Loss (Reuters via Wired Epicenter)

Level 3 Expands Operations in Philadelphia (Business Wire)
Level 3 Takes Local Road to Philadelphia (Telecom Ramblings)

Comcast to Put Botnet Cops on the Security Beat (GigaOM)

SAP and Oracle going head to head (ZDNet Blogs)

Capgemini and Microsoft combine forces for global ERP initiative (Inside SAP)

InfoLogix considering private placement (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Financial Software Systems buys Spot Systems (Finextra)
Financial Software Systems is based in Horsham.

Philadelphia PD Meets Mission Demands With GIS (PR Newswire)

Philly native uses Twitter to feed his Google-killer site (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

Philadelphia Launches Web Site to Focus on Regional Social Innovations and Social Entrepreneurs (PR Newswire)

Boston’s Startup Scene is Starting To Be Seen (PE Hub)