Daily Links 10/26/2011: SAP officially reports results, ponders share repurchases

SAP Profit Rises After Damages Provision for Oracle Is Cut (Bloomberg)
Some uncertainty about outlook for next year.

Strong cash flow prompts SAP to mull share repurchases (Reuters)

SAP mulling dedicated cloud sales force to push on-demand products (V3.co.uk)

Workday Aims at Enterprises With Cloud ERP as IPO Approaches (PC World)

A Bad Day for the Salesforce Kool-Aid (All Things Digital)

KofP prodigy in $1.5B Oracle cloud software deal (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

Safeguard Scientifics Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results (Business Wire)

Comcast Launches HD, Full-Screen Versions Of TV Guide Network In Freedom Region
Rollouts Should Be Completed By End Of Q1
(Multichannel News)
The Freedom Region includes the Philly area.

Netflix Now 33% Of Peak Downstream Internet Traffic In U.S.: Study
Streaming Video Overall Represents 60% of Peak Downstream Bandwidth Usage, According to Sandvine
(Multichannel News)
Another reason I think Netflix may face crunch; cheap bandwith for streaming is not infinite.

Daniel B. Burke Dies at 82; Helped Engineer Capital Cities-ABC Deal (New York Times)
Father of NBCU CEO Steve Burke, and brother of former J&J CEO James E. Burke.

Clearwire Soars; Sprint Discloses Tentative Deal On LTE (Eric Savitz/Forbes)
Not a financial agreement, but rather an agreement to determine mutual tech specs for LTE.

Don’t look now, but AWS might be a billion-dollar biz (Gigaom)