Daily Links 5/22/2013: Workday tops estimates with 61% growth; ValueVision to drop ShopNBC brand name
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TruePosition Tackles Indoor Locating (Directions Magazine)
Alteva Announces Workforce Reduction (Marketwire)
Does not effect Philadelphia; reducing 20% of staff in legacy New York telecom business.
Interactions Secures $40 Million of New Financing (PR Newswire)
Radnor-based Cross Atlantic Capital Partners participates again in new round for Massachusetts-based Interactive Voice Response vendor.
Workday reports sales up almost 61% (MarketWatch)
Beats on revenue; posts slightly smaller loss than expected.
HP's Whitman reiterates 'multi-year journey' amid Q2 revenue miss
At least as long as her contract, I suspect.
Microsoft Unveils Xbox One Entertainment Console (Hollywood Reporter)
Pay TV is hurting, and even skeptics now admit cord cutting could be at fault (Gigaom)
Cable Companies Chafe as Low-Rated Channels Change Names (Advertising Age)
ValueVision Media to Rebrand Its ShopNBC Electronic Retail Operations as 'ShopHQ' -- 'Your Headquarters for All Things Shop' (Marketwire)
Comcast owns about 15% of ValueVision (inherited through its acquisition of NBCU) so it
remains to be seen what this means for Comcast's future interest in the home shopping channel. See more info on switch via Internet Retailer, as ValueVision reports first quarterly profit since 2006.
Comcast, the Mets, and Other Winners in the New Man City-Yankees MLS Franchise (Business Week)