Daily Links 10/5/2010: NBC Universal invests in Invidi

NBC Universal Invests in Addressable-Ad Concern Invidi (Ad Age)
This will give Comcast a stake in Invidi once the Comcast/NBCU deal is done (Comcast had already run tests with Invidi in Baltimore).
Invidi has its engineering offices in Princeton.

Comcast-NBC Universal merger review hits FCC speed bump (Washington Post: Post Tech)

Comcast Homes In on Security Services (Light Reading Cable)

Why it's often sunny in Philadelphia (The Deal)
I think its a pretty accurate article.

Health Benefits Direct Announces Agreement to Raise $5.4 Million in Private Placement (Business Wire)

Verizon To Unveil LTE Plans Wednesday (Broadband Reports)

SAP's McDermott Says Apotheker Can `Really Help' HP: Video (Bloomberg)

Rant: Thoughts of SAHP are insane (ZDNet Blogs)

SAP launches Business ByDesign for iPhone
Future apps planned for Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 platforms

Software Leader SAP Launches Global Brand Campaign with a Call to Action for Business: 'Run Better' (PR Newswire)

Microsoft Helps Appnexus Raise $50 Million Third Round (paidContent)
First Round Capital participates again.

Schneider exit clouds Newspaper Consortium (REFLECTIONS OF A NEWSOSAUR)
Philly.com was a major backer of the Yahoo Newspaper Consortium, under former Philly.com President Eric Grilly (now with Comcast).

GSI Commerce to open new Louisville facility (Business First of Louisville)

Cloud Computing Company Offers Document Exchange and Collaboration Between Amazon S3, Google and Microsoft SharePoint (PR Newswire)