Daily Links 7/1/2011: Comcast Shutters NBC Universal Digital Studio

Comcast exec David Cohen raises at least $1.2 million for Obama (Washington Post)

Google Inc. among those in preliminary talks to buy Hulu (LA Times: Company Town)

Comcast Shutters NBC Universal Digital Studio
Eleven Positions Affected; Third Season Of American Family Insurance Series in Limbo
(Ad Age)

Providence Equity to Buy Blackboard for $1.64 Billion in Education Deal (Bloomberg)
Providence Equity was part of the consortium that lead the LBO of SunGard in 2005, and has other interests in the Education market. Its not inconceivable that Blackboard eventually could end up
being combined with SunGard Higher Education, if that makes strategic sense.

Salesforce places bets on HTML5 (ZDNet Blogs)

InterDigital Rallies Following Strong Nortel Patent Auction (Forbes: The Tech Trade)

Verizon 'Evaluating' Usage-Based Pricing for FiOS, DSL
Still Leaving the Door Open to the Idea
(Broadband Reports)

TiVo $2.4B Takeover Seen After Fight With Dish (Bloomberg)

Fiserv Acquires Payments Provider CashEdge for $465 Million (Bank Systems & Technology)
Exit for Bala Cynwyd's Susquehanna Growth Equity.

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. to Brew Up Process Automation with Integrated ERP Software (PRLog)
Implements system from Wayne-based Deacom.

LLR Partners Leads a Recapitalization of Bristol-based Strategic Distribution, Inc. (LLR Press Release)