Daily Links 7/27/2010: Apple to open Center City store on Friday

Apple to Open First Retail Store in Philadelphia (on Friday)
(Mac Rumors)

Lockheed surfs Pentagon changes; 2Q net up 12 pct (AP
via Google News)

Unisys Soars As Q2 Results Crush Street Rev, Profit Estimates
(Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)
Unisys income triples on sale of health-information unit (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Unisys to Offer Mainframe Cloud Services (PC World)

Ametek Q2 results beats Street, sees strong FY10 (Reuters)

New ISP rank and cost data from Ookla, Comcast on top (Seattle Times)

Comcast's Target: 105-Meg D3 Downstream (Light Reading Cable)

UnitedHealth Said Near $1.5 Billion Purchase of Services Firm (Bloomberg)
Would acquire Newtown Square-based Executive Health Resources Inc.

Harleysville CIO Akhil Tripathi Resigns
Sources say Tripathi left the company for personal reasons.
(Insurance & Technology)


SAP profits increase 15%, but short of estimates

SAP Second-Quarter Profit Rises 15%, Missing Estimates (Bloomberg)
Software revenue up 64 percent in the Americas, up 11 percent in Asia, but down 9 percent in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

SAP reports healthier Q2 2010 (ZDNet Blogs)

SAP Reports Revenue Up 12 Percent, Earnings Up 15 Percent (IDG via New York Times)

SAP Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Sybase, Inc. (PR Newswire)

Bayer Implements Global IT Strategy With SAP (PR Newswire)

SaaS Market Grows Spectacularly to the Detriment of the IT Kings (ReadWrite Cloud)