phillytechnews twitterfeed 7/18/2012

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 07:30 PM PDT
phillytechnews: @njtechwkly Definitely interested in what you might have to report
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 05:36 PM PDT
phillytechnews: RT @gigaom: Design shopping site Fab raises $105M

Daily Links 7/18/2012: UPenn, Caltech invest in Coursera

Coursera, the online higher education portal that offers free courses from a consortium of universities including Princeton, University of Michigan, Stanford and Penn, yesterday announced that the University of Pennsylvania and Caltech have made a combined $3.7 million investment in Coursera, with further investment from New Enterprise Associates and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The total investment in Coursera is now $22 million. Coursera also announced that 12 more institutions of higher education have agreed to provide online courses through its platform. Coursera has not unveiled a monetization plan yet.

Update 7/19: The University of Washington says it will offer credit for some courses it offers through Coursera for a fee.

Philadelphia-based youth-oriented discount retailer Five Below increased its planned IPO pricing range from $12 to $14 to $15 to $17 per share. At the high end of the range, Five Below could have a value in excess of $900 million. The offering is expected to begin tomorrow (Thursday).

EXCLUSIVE-Silicon Valley startup, Workday, quietly files for IPO-sources (Reuters)
Emerging threat to SAP.

SAP North America’s New President: She’s Not Playing It Safe (ASUG News)

phillytechnews twitterfeed 7/15/ to 7/16/2012

Posted: 16 Jul 2012 03:17 PM PDT
phillytechnews: Daily Links 7/16/2012: Comcast buys out Microsoft's website stake
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 03:06 PM PDT
phillytechnews: Philly Tech News Events Calendar: Updated 7/16/2012
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 02:11 PM PDT