Daily Links 12/6/2011: SuccessFactors to acquire Jobs2web

SuccessFactors (SFSF) to Acquire Jobs2web - A Multi-Channel Interactive Recruiting Marketing SaaS Company (PR Newswire)
SuccessFactors makes acquisition on heels of being acquired by SAP, for $110 million in cash. This acquisition is really moving into Kenexa's territory.

The cloud shopping list: Assessing the next SaaS takeover targets (ZDNet Blogs)

SunGard Promises 99.9% Uptime For SAP Cloud Apps (Information Week)

ERP: Overcoming the Limitations (Quintiq News)
Quintiq's US headquarters is in Radnor.

Channels in the Cloud (Dell Boomi Blog)

Pasco Plans Overseas Acquisitions on Yen, Digital-Map Demand (Bloomberg)
Bloomberg reports that in October, Pasco acquired 70% of Philadelphia-based Keystone Aerial Surveys Inc., which provides mapping data for Microsoft Corp.’s Bing search engine. Keystone has its own air force of 18 planes.

Keystone Aerial Surveys Purchases SimActive Photogrammetry Software (Press Release via Directions Magazine)

New Content Sharing Network Spling Launches, Announces $400K Series A (TechCrunch)

Cable firms branch out into home-security services
Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other cable companies are using the broadband in their subscribers' homes to offer home-security systems.
(LA Times)

NBC-Owned TV Stations Select Four Non-Profit Content Partners (Multichannel News)
In Philly, WCAU teams up with WHYY. I wonder what WHYY purists will think of that.

With a Click of the Remote, Impulse Purchases (New York Times)
History Channel and FiOS try to sell items instantly via TV. I'm sure they can sell a lot of toy UFOs that way.

Comcast testing personalized social TV experience (Lost Remote)

Charter Communications Says Interested in Possible Verizon Wireless Pact (Bloomberg)

Raising cash at Comcast on eve of 'brutal' PA Society weekend (Philly.com: Philly Deals)


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