Google Cuts Off AppNexus, and the Ad Tech World Shudders (All Things Digital: MediaMemo)
AppNexus is a First Round Capital portfolio company. Google, of course, acquired another demand-side platform (DSP) for display advertising, Invite Media, which was also backed by First Round.
A Reflection On Boomi (Just Getting Started)
Amish Jani of VC firm FirstMark Capital reflects on its successful investment in Berwyn's Boomi, recently acquired by Dell. One thing Jani reveals is that FirstMark apparently made a second investment in Boomi after its initial $4 million investment in 2008, although no specifics about how much and when.
Why Does Everyone Hate Comcast?
The Real Story Behind the Comcast-Level 3 Battle (Gigaom)
F.C.C. Chairman Outlines Broadband Framework (New York Times)
The Perfect, the Good, and the FCC (Werblog)
By Wharton prof Kevin Werbach.
FCC chief backs some rationing of Internet traffic (Reuters)
FCC chair's net neutrality push faces uphill battle (Washington Post: Post Tech)
Verizon to launch 4G wireless network December 5 (CNET News)
Philadelphia will be one of those areas covered as of December 5, according to Verizon's press release.
SAP Launches HANA for In-memory Analytics (PC World)
Motorola to break into 2 on Jan. 4 (AP via Google News)
U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book: Philadelphia District (Bloomberg)