Daily Links 11/23/09: FiOS "officially" launches in Philly

Analyst: Comcast-NBC merger review could extend through 2010 (Washington Post: Post Tech)

Camden firm taps tech to thwart cyber threats
Rising demand for virtual safety fuels startup’s growth

Technology companies honored at awards gala (NJBIZ.com)

Was analyst forced out for being right on CardioNet 'sell'? (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

Just in Time for Thanksgiving, Verizon Launches a New Era of Television Entertainment in Philadelphia (PR Newswire)

Verizon launches FiOS in Philly
(CED Magazine)

Verizon Targets 50,000 Philly Homes For FiOS TV By End Of 2009
Telco Begins Competing With Comcast In City Of Brotherly Love
(Multichannel News)

Deutsche Telekom open to all options for U.S. unit: sources (Reuters)

T-Mobile 7.2 Mbps HSPA Testing in my Backyard (jkOnTheRun)

Media Alert: Center City Direct, CBS Stations Launch Next Generation of Newsstands (Marketwire)
Not totally sure what this is about yet. Here is Center City Direct's web site.
Update: It sounds as if Center City Direct will start off with video displays/ticker feeds located at newsstands downtown. The content will come from the seven CBS broadcast outlets in the city-two TV stations and five radio stations. It is not clear at this time whether all the displays will be located at actual, old fashioned newsstands or at other locations. Center City Direct is a division of Alternative Media Holdings LLC.

Tonight: Radar/Ignite/Laughing Squid Meetup in Philadelphia (O'Reilly Radar)