Daily Links 9/7/2011: John Paton to run combined Journal Register/MediaNews operation

Paton to serve as CEO of MediaNews and Journal Register Co. (Poynter)

Post fron John Paton's Digital First Blog.

The Coming Local-Newspaper Rollup (paidContent)
Alden Global Capital, in addition to owning Journal Register and having a major stake in MediaNews (I've seen it reported as 40%; don't know if it is larger now), also has a significant stake in Philadelphia Media Network (Inquirer, Daily News, Philly.com), so this move could have other implications for the future of news media in the Philly area.

SAP Buying Right Hemisphere for 3-D Visualization (PC World)
A little more in-depth information here from Computerworld New Zealand.

SAP Entering the Mobile EMR Arena (Medgadget)

SAP sees no signs crisis is hitting real economy (Reuters)

Dick Ebersol Returns to NBC Sports as Advisor (Hollywood Reporter)
Missed this item from a week ago.

NBC Super Bowl Ad Spots Selling for up to $3.5 Mil Each (Hollywood Reporter)

NBC Universal Hires Top Morgan Stanley Media Banker (New York Times: DealBook)

Liberty Has Money to Burn
Malone Says Time Many Be Ripe for Acquisitions After Liberty Interactive Split
(Multichannel News)
Liberty Interactive is QVC's parent company.

Comcast Slots SeaChange Into Video Gateways (Light Reading Cable)

Philadelphia Named a ‘Code for America’ City for 2nd Time (Government Technology)

U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book: Philadelphia District (Text) (Bloomberg)