Daily Links 12/6/2010: Monetate raises $5.1 million

Monetate raises $5.1M to help advertisers figure out what works (VentureBeat)
Led by previous seed investor First Round Capital and Floodgate Fund. Conshohocken-based Monetate has been talking about how many people they are trying to hire (20); I guess this is one reason they are able to do that.
Monetate press release

Technology Firm Anexinet Announces Acquisition of Extolutions (Business Wire)

SAP joins the Google Apps Marketplace with a collaborative decision-making app (The Official Google Blog)

Comcast customers hit by another major outage (CNET News)

As Comcast-NBC try to tie up merger, news editorials differ on consequences (Washington Post: Post Tech)

Mark Lazarus Joins Comcast Corporation (Business Wire)
As previous reports had suggested, except that the sports broadcasting exec will not, at least immediately, move into an operating management role over Comcast's existing sports properties.

Amazon to Launch Rival to Netflix (Hollywood Reporter)

Clearwire 'Rounding Second Base' on Spectrum Sale (Wireless Week)

Veeva CRM Selected by Lilly for Global Deployments (Business Wire)
Though based in California, Veeva has significant operation based in the Philadelphia area.

After push to join recycling incentive program, some Gloucester County towns taking hard look at costs (Gloucester County Times)

Azavea Awarded National Science Foundation SBIR Phase IIB Grant for HunchLab™ to Support Geographic Forecasting of Crime Events (PR Newswire)