FCC Can Require Cable Companies to Share Sports Shows, Appeals Court Rules (Bloomberg)
Although this is only an Appellate ruling, DC Circuit rulings are rarely overturned, particularly on commerce-related issues. “We doubt that Philadelphia baseball fans would switch” to an alternative service “if doing so would mean they could no longer watch Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt, and Cole Hamels take the mound” for the Phillies, the Court said in its opinion.

How Comcast scored that four-Games victory (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Comcast's $4.4B Olympian bid a bold online bet (AP via Forbes)

Verizon's future is in the clouds (Fortune)


Philly Tech People News 6/12/2011

To Meet Rapidly Increasing Demand for In-Memory Computing, SAP Appoints Christoph Kollatz Executive Vice President, SAP HANA (PR Newswire)

Archer Promotes Derins and Miller to Managing Partners (The Archer Group)

Comcast Names Johnnie Giles Executive Director for External Affairs (Business Wire)

Pervez Qureshi Named as Chief Executive Officer of Epicor
Former Chairman, President and CEO George Klaus to Retain Chairman Role
(Press Release)
Epicor was recently combined with Activant, which has significant operations based in Yardley, PA.

Scott Slifer Joins ISGN as President of Sales and Marketing
(National Mortgage Professional)

Joseph M. Manko, Jr. Joins Mufson Howe Hunter & Company as Managing Director (Business Wire)

Janney Continues to Deepen Equity Research, Adding Senior Internet Analyst Richard Fetyko (Business Wire)

Catholic Health East Appoints Three Information Services Leaders (Press Release)

ShopNBC Appoints Logistics Veteran Nathan Martin as Vice President of Fulfillment (Marketwire)
Another QVC veteran joins ShopNBC.


municibid Appoints Chief Marketing Officer (municibid Press Release)