I reported on Comcast's 3rd quarter earnings release last week; a mixed bags perhaps, but don't worry about them. Comcast is making plenty of money, though its NBC Broadcast Networks don't appear to be making much of it.
Meanwhile, the city of Longmont, Colorado took a step, in theory, towards competing with Comcast, passing a referendum that would allow it to utilize a largely dark fiber network that runs through town to offer competing telecom services. However, no business plan or financing is in place.
I wrote about Publicis' decision to merge its Philly-based digital health agencies, Digitas Health and Razorfish Health, into its New York-based Publicis Healthcare Communications Group.
And I spoke with co-founder Aksel Güngör of Philly startup Ridaroo about his firm's efforts to develop the market for applications that help bring Carpoolers together in the US.
In other big stories last week, Malvern's Siemens Healthcare made a move into the Healthcare Information Exchange market by acquiring MobileMD of Yardley, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott say SAP's Cloud strategy will be unveiled early next year, and Monetate said its 3rd quarter revenue increased by 387%.
And Ewing, NJ-based OLED technology firm Universal Display (NASDAQ:PANL) has been bouncing up and dowm on an almost daily basis buffeted by differing analyst reports, rumors, questions on whether Apple would incorporate its technology, and a possible European patent ruling, among other things.