Daily Links 5/24/2010: Comcast's Plaxo introduces Tunerfish (sort of)

FCC Seeks More Information From Comcast Over NBCU Union
Commission Wants Data On Internet Video, TV Everywhere, In Demand, FanCast Xfinity
(Multichannel News)

Comcast’s Tunerfish Jumps Out Of The Water At #TCDisrupt (TechCrunch)
Comcast Unveils ‘Tunerfish’ Social TV App (Wired Blogs: Epicenter)

U.S. Congress to Consider Updating Communications Law
(Bloomberg Business Week)

Razorfish: Local, In-Game, Digital Out-of-Home To Gain In 2010 (MediaPost: Online Media Daily)

SAP quiet on its plans for Sybase (Computerworld)

Can SAP Deliver IT Simplicity?
Apps vendor talks real-time; customers hear "removing IT infrastructure."

Seven Life Sciences Start-ups Receive More than $700,000 in KIZ Tax Credits (Business Wire)

Pace Was World's Top Set-Top Supplier In 2009: Report
Vendor Displaces Motorola, Technicolor, According to IMS Research
(Multichannel News)


Philly Tech Tidbits

Novell, the company best known as a pioneer in local area networks that is now taking bids for a buyout or acquisition, was originally backed by Wayne's Safeguard Scientifics, though reportedly they almost shut the company down when it wasn't doing well back in the early '80s.
O' Reilly's RailsConf 2010 (for the Ruby on Rails community) will be held June 7-10 down the road at the Baltimore Convention Center.
SAP plans to have 12,000 of its 14,000 engineers using agile development methods by the end of the year, according to an article by Bloomberg Business Week.
Ryzing, a yet to launch Philly-based "social gaming" startup, has funding from Conshohocken's SeventySix Capital (formerly ETF Ventures).
Philadelphia's MentorTech Ventures led a $1.1 million Series A funding round for SeniorHomes.com, a Seattle-based online directory and resource for finding senior care or senior housing.
An inaugural Philadelphia meetup for Alfresco, an open source Content Management System (CMS), will be held June 3 at 6:30 at the offices of Zivtech in Philadelphia.