Daily Links 12/7/2011: Datatel/SunGard Higher Ed deal gets regulatory approval

Jive IPO Gets Boost Following Billion-Dollar Cloud Deals: Tech (Bloomberg)

Comcast: No plans for usage-based broadband pricing (Gigaom)

Universal Studios Hollywood Plans ‘Harry Potter’ Attractions (Bloomberg)

Comcast Names Neil Smit Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable Communications (Business Wire)

Exclusive: Verizon to take on Netflix with Web service (Reuters)
Verizon joins the crowd; service would be "limited" but available beyond its traditional footprint.

Verizon CEO: We looked at buying Hulu (CNET News)

Datatel and SunGard Higher Education Combination Clears Regulatory Review
Companies Prepare to Close Transaction in the First Quarter of 2012
(Business Wire)

Salesforce.com Service Cloud joins Dell's CRM package (ZDNet Blogs)

Uber Gets $32M From Menlo Ventures, Jeff Bezos And Goldman Sachs (TechCrunch)
First Round Capital was an early investor in Uber, though it doesn't appear to be in on this round.
Another FRC portfolio company, Fab, has just raised $40 million at a $200 million valuation.

AstraZeneca to cut 1,150 more jobs
(Philadelphia Inquirer: PhillyPharma)

VC says 'lots of money' going into HIT (Government Health IT)


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