Daily Links 2/9/2012: Oracle in $1.9 billion deal with Taleo, more on Philadelphia Media Network controversey
Oracle Buys Taleo (Marketwire)
Predicted by many, $1.9 billion deal a countermove to SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
Oracle Buying Taleo for $1.9 Billion in Direct Hit at SAP (PC World)
News Analysis: The Implications Of Oracle’s Acquisition Of Taleo (Ray Wang/A Software Insider's Point of View)
Wharton Opens New West Coast Campus in Search of Startup Appeal (Bloomberg)
Inquirer & Daily News owners embarrass themselves, and us (Dave Davies/NewsWorks)
PMN defends pulling blog post (Philly.com)
But reporter David Gambacorta obviously disagrees.
2 Solyndras For The Price Of 1? A123 Hurt By Fisker's Woes (Eric Savitz/Forbes)
Google reportedly working on wireless home entertainment system to be sold under its own brand (Engadget)
DOJ Set To Approve Google's Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility: Report
Agency Also Set to OK Consortium's Purchase of Nortel Patents, According to WSJ (Multichannel News)
SunGard Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results (Business Wire)
Publicis Reports 2011 Revenue Grew 7.3% to $7.7 Billion (Ad Age)
Publicis has a significant Philly area presence.
Urban Outfitters cleans up inventories, shares rise (Reuters)
Urban Outfitters' ecommerce segment is now a $500 million per year business.
Heartland Payment Systems Q4 profit tops estimates (Reuters)
BioClinica Reports Record Service Revenue for the Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 (Business Wire)
Microsoft's plan to bring its ERP users slowly but surely to the cloud ( Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet Blogs)
Cox and CTDI Hold Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting For New Facility in Chesapeake, VA, on Feb. 8 (PR Newswire)
CTDI is headquartered in West Chester.
Integromics Partners With FPGMX To Develop Low-Cost Methods For Clinical Genomics (Integromics Press Release)
Integromics' US operations are based in Philadelphia.