phillytechnews twitterfeed 6/8 to 6/10 2012


phillytechnews: Philly Tech People News 6/10/2012 http://t.co/8H498NRS
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 04:35 PM PDT
phillytechnews: Philly Tech People News 6/10/2012 http://t.co/8H498NRS
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 11:48 AM PDT
phillytechnews: Intel's plans for virtual TV come into focus | Reuters http://t.co/1HGDokZJ
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 10:05 AM PDT
phillytechnews: PTN Post: "Entrepreneur Summer Camp" to kick off events with look back at Infonautics (June 12) http://t.co/RhA1Ylv3
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 06:19 AM PDT
phillytechnews: Football players may have been among victims of Auburn shooting




Highlights: Last week on Philly Tech News (6/4/2012 to 6/10/2012)





I highlighted some of the recent venture-related goings on in the Philly area, including First Round Capital adding another VC for the summer (at least), Philly Startup Leaders' recent board additions and new mission statement, and New York-based General Assembly's presence in town.

I wrote about Entrepreneur Summer Camp's initial event tomorrow morning (the 12th) on Infonautics, and took a look back at the pioneering company's history.

The New York Times reported on Friday that Comcast was contemplating making a bid for European satellite broadcaster BSkyB, to which Comcast vice chairman & CFO Michael Angelakis responded by saying, ”this is complete rubbish".

The myYearbook brand name is history now, as New Hope-based Quepasa Corp. completed its corporate name change to MeetMe. and moved myYearbook to the MeetMe platform. The Quepasa social network will move to the MeetMe platform later this year.

With much fanfare, Oracle introduced its Cloud offerings last week, as Larry Ellison made his first tweet (taking his usual shot at SAP), and received some negative blowback.

NJTechWeekly's Esther Surden contributed her coverage of Google's (and Princeton alum) Eric Schmidt and his address at Princeton's centennnial commemoration and celebration of Alan Turing's birth.

Earlier reports were confirmed as Salesforce announced its intent to acquire social media marketing management platform Buddy Media for a price in the $750 million range. And Nat Turner, who co-founded Internet advertising platform Invite Media that was acquired by Google for $81 million, departed Google at the end of last week along with fellow co-founder Zach Weinberg, and the two have plans for a new venture focused on Healthcare IT.


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