Links 9/12/2014: Report: Weather Channel PE owners considering sale

Voice Marketing Company Ifbyphone Raises $30M More, Acquires Competitor Mongoose Metrics (TechCrunch)
NewSpring Capital joins existing investors.

Weather Channel Talks to Banks on Options Including Sale (Bloomberg)
Interestingly, the article says nothing about what Comcast's (owns about 1/3 through NBCU) interests might be. Comcast's recent attitude towards joint ventures it is part of has either been to sell or buy the whole thing.

AT&T Eyes Late 2015 to Launch DirecTV, High-Speed Wireless Broadband Bundle (Variety)

Salesforce appears to be prepping a cloud-based analytics service (VentureBeat)

Why are private clouds failing? (Thomas Bittman/Gartner Blogs)`