Area Leaders on Computerworld's 100 Premier IT Leaders for 2010

The following Philly area (broadly defined) IT executives were named to Computerworld's 100 Premier IT Leaders for 2010:

Emily A. Ashworth, Vice president and CIO, American Water

Ivy Chin, formerly vice president, strategic and multimedia operations at QVC

LaVerne H. Council, Corporate vice president, CIO, Johnson & Johnson

Ingo Elfering, Vice president, IT strategy, GlaxoSmithKline PLC.

Deborah K. Lindell, CIO, Delaware Department of Correction

Daily Links 12/16/09: QVC Hires Zimmerman for Social Media, Digital Work

FCC seeking to close programming access loophole (Associated Press via Google News)

Comcast Keeps 'Beta' Tag On Online TV Service
Top Cable Operator Hedging Against Kinks, Ad Models, Windowing
(Multichannel News)

The Comcast/ NBC Universal Merger: Addressing The Addressable
(MediaPost: TV Board)

F.T.C. Accuses Intel of Trying to Stifle Competition (New York Times)

AT&T Offers New Position on Net Neutrality (IDG via New York Times)

Academics, Activists Talk Network Neutrality At FCC Workshop (Broadcasting & Cable)

IMS Health sets Feb. 28 date for buyout vote (Associated Press via Google News)

Drug data mining ban unlikely in Senate health bill (Reuters)

QVC Hires Zimmerman for Social Media, Digital Work (Ad Age)

Proxy fight over USA Technologies heads to court ( Philly Inc)

Global Ignite Week: 40+ Ignites Coming Next March
(O'Reilly Radar)

Tibco/SAP Rumors Resurface (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)

IMVU and myYearbook set up virtual currency exchange (VentureBeat)

SEI Declares $.09 Per Share Dividend and Increase in Stock Repurchase Program (PR Newswire)

Technitrol to Issue $50 Million of 7.00% Convertible Senior Notes (Business Wire)

WPCS Reports FY2010 Second Quarter Financial Results (PR Newswire)