Daily Links 7/11/2011: Philadelphia Media Network to offer Android tablets, launches new media venture incubator

Philly Papers to Sell Android Tablets (Ad Week)

Philadelphia Daily News to become ‘loud, irreverent, fun tabloid’ (Poynter)
Philadelphia Media Network also announces launch of "Project Liberty", incubator for new media ventures in cooperation with Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Drexel, the Knight Foundation, and DreamIt Ventures.

VCA Antech, Inc. to Acquire MediMedia Animal Health, LLC Unit of MediMedia USA Inc. (Business Wire)
Yardley-based animal health marketing data & communications firm Vetstreet sells for $146 million.

Halma Buys Avo Photonics For Initial Cash Consideration of $9 Million (Dow Jones via Fox Business)
Also potential for additional $11 million payout.

Cisco Set-Top Plant Is for Sale (Light Reading Cable)
Is Cisco considering exiting the business entirely?

After early zeal, TV networks pull back Web series (AP via Boston Globe)

NHL Hands Extensive Ad Sales Responsibilities Over To NBCU (paidContent)

Guess what? Netflix won’t buy Hulu
(Gigaom: NewTeeVee)

TripAdvisor Buys Once-Popular Facebook App Where I’ve Been (All Things Digital)
Where I've Been was actually started by Craig Ulliott when he was in Philadelphia before he got funded and moved to Chicago.

ShopRunner takes to the streets
The shipping service soon will launch a mobile app aimed at shoppers in stores.
(Internet Retailer)
ShopRunner is one of the ventures spun out from GSI Commerce prior to its acquisition by EBay and is part of Michael Rubin's new ecommerce holdings.

SAP creates 100 jobs in Ireland to expand technical and R&D functions (Computer Weekly)