Daily Links 3/13/2012: Intel wants to get into Cable biz?

Intel Seeking Media Rights to Start Online Pay-TV System (Bloomberg)
Join the party.

Intel's Plan To Become A Cable Company Is One Of The Dumbest Ideas Ever (Henry Blodget/Silicon Alley Insider)

Did NBC miss the boat on 'Downton Abbey'? (Philadelphia Inquirer)

S&T, icueTV Demo Political-Donation ITV App
Vendors Demo "Click to Text" EBIF Application at CableLabs Winter Conference
(Multichannel News)
icueTV is based in Cherry Hill. CableLabs' Winter Conference is being held in Philadelphia.

SAP: Bernstein Ups to Buy on ‘Hana’ Prospects (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)

SAP ports HANA database to financial planning app
Latest move by SAP to seed HANA throughout its product portfolio.

Sameer Patel joins SAP and why it matters (Dennis Howlett/ZDNet Blogs)

Dell Steels Software Biz With SonicWall (Wired Enterprise)
$1.2 billion deal, WSJ reports.

Apple to spend $11bn on Samsung parts in 2012 claims exec (SlashGear)
OLED might be in the plans, which if true could be good news for Universal Display.

SalesCrunch makes $1 bid for Cisco's WebEx (Reuters)
SalesCrunch is a First Round Capital portfolio company.

Turntable.FM Signs Licensing Deals With All Four Major Labels (Hollywood Reporter)
Another FRC portfolio company.

Urban Outfitters’ Margins Sink, 4Q EPS Misses Mark (Barron's Blogs)

Fisker electric Karma was pushed to market before it was ready (Gigaom)
According to one former employee, anyway.