Daily Links 1/25/2012: SAP has big plans for HANA, database software, mobile, Newtown Square

SAP Sees Higher Profit on Mobile Software (Bloomberg)

SAP bullish on 2012 after record results (Reuters)

Why is SAP bullish about 2012? (Dennis Howlett/ZDNet Blogs)
Definite read.

Fighting Words from SAP (Wall Street Journal: Tech Europe)
Snabe reiterates highly ambitious goals for Database Management software market. Realistic, or just trying to scare Oracle?

SAP AG: Flush from 2011 financials and hiring hundreds, including about 500 in Newtown Square (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Objections due Feb. 21 on Verizon Wireless, Comcast deal (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Amazon looking into taking on Netflix (New York Post)

Netflix earnings beat expectations, stock jumps more than 10 percent (San Jose Mercury News)

Netflix streaming users now outnumber DVD subscribers 2:1 (Gigaom)

Apple's first fiscal quarter, by the numbers (ZDNet Blogs)

Why Apple's Restrictive iBooks Author Rules May Not Be Legally Enforceable (Read Write Web)
Two Philly area experts weigh in.

Philly Gamification Start-Up Hiring Dozen Employees (FINS)
I recently profiled Hoopla Software here.

SevOne Announces Record Revenues and Growth for 2011 (Marketwire)
These year end press releases by private companies are often short on hard facts (their right), but SevOne does say that revenue grew "almost 70%" in 2011, which would put it at around $15 million based on the $8.9 million it reported for 2010 for the Inc. 500.

TE Connectivity 1st-period net down 1.9% (MarketWatch)
TE Connectivity, formerly Tyco Electronics, has its operational headquarters in Berwyn.

SEI Investments' 4Q profit tumbles 29 pct. (AP via CBS News)

Paying for Public Transit in Philadelphia: as Simple as Tapping a Credit Card or Waving a Smartphone
ACS, A Xerox Company, Helps Philadelphia Install One of the Nation’s First Open Fare Payment Systems for Public Transit

(Business Wire)