Dow off 4.6% today; a look at Philly Tech Stocks

A look at Philly Tech stocks today, after the Dow fell 519.83 points, or 4.6 percent, to 10,719.94. (Another day, a few less dollars.)

Daily Links 8/10/2011: Bensalem-based mortgage tech company ISGN raises $30 million

Bensalem-based ISGN Raises $30 Million from Investors (PR Newswire)

Checkpoint Systems under pressure to seek sale
* MMI Investments sends letter seeking strategic review
* Earlier recommendations rebuffed by board
Checkpoint's response: Its all just a misunderstanding.

DirecTV Defeats Comcast Bid for Court Order Blocking Ads for NFL Programs (Bloomberg)

NBC Sports Group Agrees to Multi-Year Partnership With Major League Soccer
NBC, NBC Sports Net to air 49 games per season
(Broadcasting & Cable)

U.S. subscribers hang up on cable, satellite; economy, streaming to blame (Globe and Mail via CTV News)

Cablevision and Viacom make peace in iPad dispute (LA Times: Company Town)

Clearwire names CEO and asks him to raise $900M (Gigaom)

Here Are The 13 Startups Presenting At NYC Dreamit Demo Day Today (Silicon Alley Insider)

Verizon goes to court over workers' strike in East
(AP via CNBC)

SAP Will Launch New Smart Grid Software
SAP Smart Meter Analytics is going to handle a whole lot more than meter data and do it faster.
(Greentech Media)

Mistras Group, Inc. Delivers Strong Revenue and Earnings Growth as FY 2011 Revenue Increases 24%, Adjusted EBITDA Up 33%
Mistras Group is based in Princeton.

FCC announces plan to update 911 to receive texts, video
(The Hill)
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski made announcement at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International Conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Orbitz and StarCite Launch Orbitz for Business Meetings (PR Newswire)