Top Vanguard technology operations exec Michael Moore dies in cycle accident

Mutual Fund Wire is reporting that Mike Moore, a principal at Vanguard Group who recently became head of its technology operations, died on November 9 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on November 6. He was 45.The accident, which occurred at a South Jersey motorsports park, was earlier reported by the Cherry Hill Courier Post.

Mutual Fund Wire says Vanguard spokesperson John Woerth confirmed in an email to them that it was indeed their executive who passed away.

Verizon has 6 months to re-engineer FiOS VOD (CED Magazine)

Comcast Gets Ready for CCAP (Light Reading Cable)

Comcast's metro E service easy as 1, 2, 3 (CED Magazine)

Social TV app BeeTV hits the deadpool (Gigaom)

EHR Adoption To Reach 80% By 2016
IDC cites Horsham-based NextGen Healthcare as a leader.

Highlights: Last week on Philly Tech News (11/21 to 11/27 2011)

I covered (via Webcast) QlikTech's first annual Analyst Day in New York and wrote about it here .

Philly area companies dominated the AlwaysOn 100 Top Mid-Atlantic private companies, which wlll be honored at the IMPACT–Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic this week at the Ritz Carlton Philadelphia.

Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis was named Vice Chairman of the corporation and had his contract extended through 2016, though he does not yet have a seat on the Board of Directors.

The hype campaign around HANA, SAP's in-Memory technology platform, continues, with one consulting firm calling it the biggest thing since the PC and others taking a more cautious, wait and see approach. Speculation is mounting that SAP may acquire an enterprise-oriented social networking platform, with Jive being one name mentioned.

First Round Capital's Josh Kopelman says that from a VC perspective, he thinks 2012 may look more like 2008 than 2011.

Dell Boomi's Bob Moul tweets: "proud to say it's been a great 1st year @Dell. have doubled the size of the @boomi business & next yr looks even better."

eBay reported Thanksgiving results at its eCommerce businesses included a a 345% increase in U.S. mobile sales this Thanksgiving vs. 2010 for GSI Commerce.

Lancaster-based appMobi celebrated Black Friday by open sourcing many of its HTML5 mobile development tools to developers.