Daily Links 4/5/2011: Software AG seeks acquisitions, improved ties with SAP

PhillyDeals: Michael G. Rubin is dealing again, this time with eBay (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

Alteryx Secures $6M Series A Funding From SAP Ventures (PR Newswire)

Software seeks acquisitions, improved ties with SAP (Reuters)

Lawson Talks Product As ERP Consolidation Looms (Information Week)

Epicor, Activant ... last one out, please turn off the lights (The ERP Graveyard Blog)
As I posted yesterday, Activant has a major Delaware Valley presence.

Can a humble Chart object get some love? (… and points beyond)
Questions QlikTech's position in graphical display. Maybe there is a little acquisition they can make that would help with that.

Scvngr pilot LevelUp targets entrepreneurs with special local deal (VentureBeat)
Starting in Boston and Philly.

As Hulu Revenue Doubles, It Sparks a Set Top Box Boom (Gigaom: NewTeeVee)

NBCU Targets Hispanics With Marketing Initiative
Custom Ad Packages Include Broadcast, Cable, Online
(Multichannel News)

Comcast Keeps Eye on the iPad Prize (Light Reading Cable)

Cephalon Rejects Valeant’s $5.7 Billion Takeover Bid (New York Times: DealBook)

Practice Fusion raises $23M in 2nd round (San Jose Business Journal)

Transplace Acquires SCO Logistics, Leading Provider of Logistics Services to Chemical, Process Manufacturing Industry (Business Wire)
SCO Logistics is based in Kennett Square.