Daily Links 6/14/2010: Comcast looking to Pace set-top box with Intel processsor

NTT DATA and Intelligroup Enter Into Definitive Merger Agreement (PR Newswire)
Intelligroup, which specializes in SAP implementations, is based in Princeton.

Has Cablevision Thrown Another Curve Ball? (Wall Street Journal: Deal Journal)

DirecTV's CEO Wary Of Comcast-NBC Deal (Investor's Business Daily)

Comcast: New Way on Tru2way
Next-Generation Box From Pace Runs On Intel Processor
(Multichannel News)

Unisys moves HQ, outsources some IT guys (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

GPU Computing for GIS (Azavea Labs Blog)

Firms using social media
It's a way to keep in constant contact with customers, clients, employees and others around the world.

BioClinica Unveils Platform for Integrated Clinical Operations Based on Microsoft Technologies (Business Wire)

Philly Give Camp Summary
(Danny Diaz)


Philly Tech Tidbits

At the Barclays Capital 2010 Global Communications, Media and Technology conference in New York in late May, Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis said his company is not necessarily looking to acquire more CLECs (Competitive Local Exchange Carriers) for its business services strategy despite having acquired one CLEC and another that wholesales into the CLEC market in recent months, according to Multichannel News. "Every banker in the country comes into Philadelphia and wants to sell us a CLEC, and it's ridiculous," Angelakis said. "We have no interest in really being aggressive on the acquisition side related to CLECs."

My favorite name of a Comcast executive: Jorge D. (yes, JD, though I guess the J is actually soft) Salinger, VP of Access Architecture.

The Deal Magazine describes how Cleveland law firm Jones Day and its Brussels-based attorney Thomas Jestaedt played a key role in SAP AG's acquisition of Sybase, as well as other past SAP deals.

SAP's cofounder and Chairman Hasso Plattner said last week that Apple's iPad "will shape the way business is conducted", according to Bloomberg Business Week.

myYearbook of New Hope recently released its first iPhone app, based around myYearbook Chatter, a real-time location-based stream which receives over 1 million posts per day.

Anthony Mongeluzo, who built Pro Computer Services of Medford into Inc. Magazine's's 667th fastest growing company before the age of 30, wants to recognize others under 30 who are achieving simalar results. He has established the "Young Entrepreneur of the Delaware Valley" award and another for the "Innovative Entrepreneur of the Delaware Valley". Both must be under 35 and have started their businesses before the age of 30. Applications due June 30; apply at yedv.org

Philly area resident Rich Brome runs a cool website, Phone Scoop, which tracks the mobile phone business and recently conducted a comprehensive comparison of WiMAX and HSPA+ from several locations around Philly.

LEEF 2010 (Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum) in Harrisburg this week (the 17th and 18th) sounds interesting. The conference "will explore the use of games, simulations and virtual worlds for learning and performance".