Daily Links 7/5/2012: Verizon Wireless says cable deal won't affect backhaul

Building and dismantling the Windows advantage (ASYMCO)
Though losing ground on the client side, Microsoft still has tremendous strengths in providing much of the backend plumbing that enterprises rely on.

News Analysis: UsedSoft Vs Oracle Ruling Opens Up Monopolistic Practices By Software Vendors (Ray Wang/Enterprise Irregulars)

Oracle’s ‘Exalytics’ No Threat to SAP’s ‘HANA,’ Says Bernstein (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)

Fans Howl After Weather Site Buys Out Rival (New York Times)
The Weather Channel is partly owned by Comcast.

CBS, NBC and Fox head to court over Dish ad-skipping feature (LA Times)

NBC Sports Network's Olympic Ambitions (Bloomberg)

VZW: AWS deal with cable ops won't affect backhaul (Wireless Week)
Comcast is big in backhaul, which is critical to providing wireless bandwidth.

Luring Online Shoppers Offline (New York Times)

PA DCED: Venture Capital Investments Support New Companies, Job Growth (PR Newswire)

3D Printer Used to Print Vascular Networks (Medgadget)
Research done at UPenn and MIT.