Links 9/2/2014: Hasso lectures HANA doubters; NBC believes fantasy sports is big biz

What’s in a Story (and a Name)?
(BI Scoreboard)
Cindi Howson compares QlikTech, Tableau, SAP and SAS in their approach to story telling.

Concur Said to Explore Sale to Software Makers Including SAP

The Benefits of the Business Suite on HANA (Hasso Plattner/SAP HANA Blog)
Plattner responds to those who've been questioning HANA's value and the strategy behind it.

Oracle's $5.3bn MICROS purchase gets EC thumbs-up (ZDNet)

Alibaba IPO planned for week of September 8, report says (CNET News)

Comcast Opens TV Everywhere App To Cellular Networks (Multichannel News)

FanDuel Scores $70 Million Funding Round (Re/code)
NBC, a major content partner of FanDuel, participated in round.