Daily Links 10/11/2011: Comcast Sports Group Launches Regional Online Fan Shops in partnership with Dreams, Inc.

SAP extends service cover on ERP product through to 2020 (Microscope)

Latest SAP Mobile Apps Show Progress for Sybase Platform on HTML5 (Read Write Web)

SAP Buying Up IPads, Confident in Apple After Jobs’s Passing (Bloomberg)

Box.net ropes in SAP Ventures for latest venture round (Gigaom)
Brings total raised in Series D round to $81 million.

QlikTech Introduces Social Business Discovery in Launch of QlikView 11 (Business Wire)

Heartland Payment Systems Acquires School-Link Technologies—becomes the Leading K-12 School Nutrition and Point-of-Sale Provider (Business Wire)

Kenexa Boosts Q3 Guidance; Shares Spike Higher (Forbes: Tech Musings)

Interdigital Rallies On Report Of New Interest From Some Bidders (Forbes: Tech Musings)

Arris To Buy BigBand For $53 Million
Arris Looks to Bulk Up on Video With All-Cash Deal
(Multichannel News)
Two important Comcast tech suppliers.

Dreams and Comcast Sports Group Launch Regional Online Fan Shops
New Engagement Builds Upon Successful Partnership with NBC Sports
(Business Wire)

DirecTV Launches DVR-Shifting Nomad (Zatz Not Funny!)

Hosting.com Boosts Cloud Footprint, Security With NeoSpire Acquisition (CRN)
Denver-based Hosting.com was previously HostMySite of Delaware, which acquired Hosting.com in 2009; Hosting.com still has operations in Delaware.