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On Philly Tech News, I took a look at signs that coworking is growing in the Burbs, NextFab Studio's scheduled reopening in its new space, and Lehigh Valley Tech's rebranding courtesy of Philly agency At Media.
In news from other sources:
First Round Capital introduced a new website for the holiday season highlighting e-commerce offers from many of its portfolio companies.
Jeff Zucker, who ran NBCU up until the time Comcast acquired it, was named the new head of CNN. Meanwhile, NBC and Verizon's FiOS reached a broad program carriage deal that includes rights to over-the-top delivery to multiple screens for both NBC broadcast and cable channel content. Of course, Comcast and Verizon are partners now.
Wilmington-based SevOne introduced a new version of its Performance Appliance Solution (the PAS-200k), which can monitor and manage 200,000 network elements simultaneously, four times that of any other available product, the company says.
A Northeast Philly data center reported to be under long-term lease to Vanguard was acquired by Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT of Tampa for $65 million, or $540 per square foot, the Business Journal reported.
Tierney v. Tierney? Interpublic, which owns Tierney Communications, has sued its founder Brian Tierney and his current firm, Brian Communications Group, over its use of Tierney's last name in some company literature and its website, something Interpublic says violates an agreement between the two parties that Tierney wouldn't use his name in another business (from the Philadelphia Daily News).