Daily Links 5/30/2012: Salesforce reported ready to buy Buddy Media for over $800 million

Salesforce Set to Snap Up Facebook Friend Buddy Media for More Than $800 Million (All Things D)

For a pair of big local companies, shareholders gather (Philly.com: Philly Inc)

SnipSnap: How a Newspaper Vet Aims to Remake Paper Coupons For the Mobile Era (ReadWriteWeb)

Oracle prepares to enter PaaS wars
Oracle's platform as a service strategy may take center stage at an event with CEO Larry Ellison next week

SAP-Ariba Deal Goes Beyond the Cloud (Jeffrey M. Kaplan/Sandhill)

People, Process and Technology – is IT the new HR? (John Appleby/People Process & Technology)

Top that, cable! Verizon offers 300 Mbps home broadband (Gigaom)

Where Will Comcast's X1 Land Next? (Light Reading Cable)
Philly region slated for late 2012 or early 2013, article says.

Who Knew What When at Universal Display? (CNBC)

AT&T: Telecom consolidation 'logical,' inevitable (ZDNet Blogs)

Systech Acquires Apostrophe Systems: Strengthens Position in Cloud Services Market (PR Newswire)
Apostrophe Systems is based in Philadelphia, and Systech is based in Cranbury, N.J.

iBoard Unveils Family iBoard, First Private Social Network for Families – Securely Connecting Families For All Generations (Business Wire)
Sounds a bit in concept like Joanne Lang's AboutOne.

CenTrak, Provider of Healthcare's Most Accurate Real-Time Location System (RTLS), Accelerates Market Adoption by Offering Gen2IR™ Over Wi-Fi (PR Newswire)