Daily Links 10/26/09: NY Times Decides Comcast shouldn't buy NBC (After all, the Times has managed its business so well)

Verizon Profit Exceeds Estimates on Wireless Gains (Bloomberg)
Verizon Wireless, FiOS Growth Slows, But Quarter Fine (Silicon Alley Insider)

Verizon Launches BlackBerry Storm 2 This Week; OS 5.0 for Storm Today (jkOnTheRun)

A Big Deal, but Not a Good One (New York Times: The Media Equation)
On Comcast and NBC-U.

Comcast COO: Nat'l Platform Key to Interactive Ads (Light Reading: Cable Digital News)

Comcast Zeros In On Spammers
Operator Deploys Cloudmark's Spammer-Monitoring System
(Multichannel News)

Cohen: Comcast's Plant tru2way-Capable By End of Year
Allows operators to deliver interactive TV content, pplications to compatible devices including TVs and set-tops

(Broadcasting & Cable)

Motorola Introduces New Products Expanding Fiber Deep and CablePON Portfolios for Cable Operators (PR Newswire)

Fisker to Manufacture Plug-in Hybrids at Former GM Delaware Plant (Automobile Magazine)

Obama plans big smart grid announcement (Reuters)

ING to Split in Two Amid $11.3 Billion Rights Issue (New York Times: Deal Book)
Wilmington's ING Direct USA to be broken off by 2013.

Virtua Selects NextGen® EHR to Support Quality Initiatives
Multi-Hospital Health Care System to Implement Award-Winning Product across Its Virtua Medical Group Network

(Business Wire)

Why Your Next IT Job Will Be In Healthcare (Information Week)

Unisys Closes 1-for-10 Reverse Split (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)