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Apple, Comcast CEOs talk turkey (New York Post)
Malone Urges Ergen to Merge Dish With DirecTV (Bloomberg TV Video)
Malone's got free advice for everybody.
Microsoft Revamping Structure and Management to Foster Collaboration (New York Times: Bits)
Carl Icahn Says He Will Add to His Bid on Dell Tomorrow (All Things D)
VC-Backed Veeva Quietly Files IPO, Credits Salesforce’s AppExchange (PE Hub)
Surprisingly little coverage of Veeva Systems' announcement in late June that it had filed for its IPO, although the S-1 is still under review by the SEC right now. I wrote about it on the day it was announced. Although based in California, Veeva has a significant presence in the Philly area, and this could be a fairly sizable offering, based on the multiples to revenue that similar SaaS/Cloud companies have received. The fact that Veeva has actually been profitable is another plus.
EMC to buy ScaleIO and boost its flash savvy (Gigaom)
Workday parades new customers from push into Europe (ZDNet)
New Hostess IT Centralizes Twinkie Control and Oversight
(Wall Street Journal: CIO Report)
Upgrades SAP system.
Jeff Gelles: Phila. start-up scores with a photo tech turn (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Curalate opens new offices.
College IPTV Service Makes Grade (Light Reading)
Raises $6.3 million from investors including Home Box Office (HBO) and Larry Cuban.