Daily Links 7/22/2011: Reports (doubted by some) that Apple might bid on Hulu

Apple Said to Consider Making Bid for Hulu (Bloomberg)

Don’t Hold Your Breath on That Apple Hulu Deal (All Things Digital)

Analyst: Comcast Stock Price Values NBCUniversal at 'Close to Zero' (Hollywood Reporter)

Big Cable Braces For A Lousy Quarter (All Things Digital)
Comcast reports earnings on August 3.

Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg Steps Down, COO Lowell McAdam Steps Up (TechCrunch)
I admire Seidenberg greatly for challenging the Telco culture and investing in FiOS; whether that will ultimately be judged to have been a good investment remains to be determined.

IPhone Bolsters Verizon Results (New York Times)

FiOS Sizzles In Verizon's Q2, Topping $2 Billion
Fiber-Optic Network Services Now Represent 57% Of Telco's Consumer Wireline Business
(Multichannel News)

Congress, FCC hit brakes on T-Mobile, AT&T merger (The Hill)

Show Us the Money: Five PA Venture Capitalists to Watch (Keystone Edge)

Digital Media-Buying Platform MediaMath Nets $20 Million
Startup to Expand Into Video, Social and Mobile Ad Buying
(Ad Adge)
Previous investor Safeguard Scientifics leads Series B round.

SAP BusinessObjects Customers Await New Platform (Information Week)

Anexinet rebounds, seeks software pros (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

Publicis Revenue Increases on Latin America, Digital Media (Bloomberg via San Francisco Chronicle)

Lovell Minnick To Exit ALPS After 6 Six Years (PE Hub)

Ben Franklin TechVentures Named to Inc. Website’s Top-10 List (Press Release)
DreamIt Ventures also made the Inc. list (which I am not going to link to because their slide show keeps crashing my computer).