Daily Links 5/16/2013: Arris CEO says M&A ‘Distractions’ Took Toll on Motorola Home



Arris CEO: M&A ‘Distractions’ Took Toll on Motorola Home
Says Q2 Revenues Will Be Light, but Expects Sales to Accelerate in the Second Half of 2013
(Multichannel News)

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index Drop (Wall Street Journal: Real Time Economics)

Pills Tracked From Doctor to Patient to Aid Drug Marketing (New York Times)

Amtrak Is Introducing Acela-Like Wi-Fi (New York Times)

Dell 1Q Net Tumbles 79% as PC Trouble Continues (Fox Business)

Microsoft's Cloud Businesses Lift Shares To 5-Year High (Dow Jones Newswires via Fox News)




Highlights from SAP Sapphire 5/16/2013



At Sapphire, SAP's Plattner swipes at critics, Oracle (ZDNet)

SAP builds out HANA platform and ecosystem (PC World)

SAP announces general availability of Business Suite on HANA (Computerworld UK)

SAP Will More Than Double Investments in Venture-Capital Funds (Bloomberg)

HP preps Project Kraken for monster HANA in-memory jobs
Sixteen Ivy Bridge-EX sockets and 16TB in a single image
(The Register)

SAP: Hana Viable Threat to ORCL, Says Pac Crest; Not Yet, Says BMO (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)

SAP chief defends cloud strategy in wake of NetSuite and Qualcomm attacks (V3.co.uk)


Will SAP Scale the Customer Side of the Network Effect With Business One + Ariba Integration? (Spend Matters)