Daily Links 11/3/2011: SAP says Cloud strategy coming, while Oracle defends its own and criticizes Salesforce

SAP Readies Comprehensive Cloud Strategy
Co-CEO Bill McDermott says SAP is ready to "unleash the tiger" in the cloud computing market in 2012.
(Information Week)

Oracle defends its cloud, tears into Salesforce.com (Ars Technica)

NetSuite Q3 better than expected (ZDNet Blogs)

HDS to release converged computing platform for SAP
SAP HANA will be available later this year

Competition and a weak economy plague cable TV (CNET News)

DirecTV Reports Third-Quarter Subs, Profit Increase (Hollywood Reporter)

How Much Does an NBC Turnaround Even Matter Any More? (Ad Age)

TE Connectivity beats, warns on consumer markets (Reuters)
TE Connectivity, formerly Tyco Electronics, has its operational headquarters in Berwyn.

ICG Announces Third Quarter Financial Results (Globe Newswire)
Says delays in contract signings impacting second half, lowers revenue guidance.

Business Intelligence Decisions and Directions (Sandhill)
Interview with Radnor-based QlikTech's Donald Farmer.

Intel Capital Leads $35.5M Round In TV E-Commerce Platform Delivery Agent (TechCrunch)

VCs Turn Gloomy About Their Prospects: Report (PE Hub)