News from SAP's SAPPHIRE NOW 5/16/2012: SAP demos huge HANA setup; launching QlikTech-like product?

SAP Considers External Candidates to Oversee Personnel (Bloomberg)

SAP Chairman Plattner Courts Startups, Asian Customers (Bloomberg)

SAP Sapphire: Hasso Plattner talks in-memory computing, slams Oracle (ZDNet Blogs)

SAP Catches Data Visualization Wave
SAP Visual Intelligence, debuting Wednesday, taps into two hot trends in BI and analytics.
(Information Week)
Entering QlikTech's space?

SAP puts its HANA in-memory database in the spotlight (Computerworld)

SAP Cloud Exec: Not Much Has Gone Right With Business ByDesign (CRN)

SuccessFactors Leading SAP Cloud Away From Business ByDesign (Information Week)

SAP has a new star (Fortune Tech)

SAP Almost Killed A Cloud Product That It Now Says Is Super Important (SAI: Enterprise)


Daily Links 5/16/2012: FCC asks pointed questions of Verizon on spectrum deal; Comcast launching Skype on Xfinity

Comcast fires back over Xfinity TV on Xbox 360, says no way, no how it's violating net neutrality (Engadget)

FCC to Verizon: what's wrong with that spectrum you never built out? (Ars Technica)

DirecTV accuses Verizon of 'abandoning initiatives that would compete with cable' (FierceCable)

Comcast's Skype on Xfinity adds video calling to HDTVs for $9.95 a month (The Verge)

Mulesoft's Cure To SaaS Integration Headaches (Information Week)
A Dell Boomi competitor.

How to build a vibrant cloud community (ZDNet Blogs)
Guest post by Dell Boomi's Rick Nucci.

TicketLeap partners with ABC reality star Daymond John (TicketNews)

Quality Systems, Inc. Acquires the Poseidon Group, Inc.
Acquisition extends NextGen Healthcare's Inpatient Solutions to Hospital Emergency Departments
(Business Wire)
NextGen Healthcare is based in Horsham.

Dow Electronic Materials Expands its LED Technologies’ Portfolio to Include Specialty Phosphor Technology (Business Wire)

PA Securities Commission Warns of Potential Dangers of Crowdfunding Investments Promoted Online (PR Newswire)

Einhorn Says Amazon’s Future a ‘Riddle’ After Profit Lags Sales (Bloomberg)