Daily Links 7/31/2012: Twitter apologizes for NBC incident; Michael Rubin on hiring Scott Thompson

Comcast begins appeals process in FCC Tennis Channel ruling (LA Times: Company Town)

Hulu, Apple Finally Get It Together: Hulu Plus Comes to Apple TV, Lets You Subscribe With iTunes (All Things D)

Jeffries slaps buy rating on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, DirecTV; predicts cable/CLEC mergers (FierceCable)

Twitter comes clean, apologizes for NBC-gate (Gigaom)

Box Inc. Receives $125 Million in New Round of Investment (Wall Street Journal: Deal Journal)
General Atlantic led this round. SAP Ventures and Salesforce led the previous round, and SAP Ventures participated again in this one.

Why I Just Hired Scott Thompson, The Yahoo CEO Caught Lying On His Resume (Silicon Alley Insider)
Michael Rubin didn't actually say it that way in the interview.

SunGard Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results (Business Wire)

Vishay Intertechnology profit misses estimates (Reuters)

Heartland Payment raises full-year guidance (AP via Businessweek)

Will Internet Companies Open Data Centers in New Jersey? (Data Center Knowledge)

Amtrak Gets on Board With E-Tickets (Mashable)