Philly Tech News Quotes & Tweets of the Week: Who needs CNN?; Verizon (through FiOS) destroying its own capital?

"So what happened? While we were deploying an upgrade to the X1 platform, we discovered an issue in the way the software that updates X1 was configured. We immediately stopped the deployment, and our engineers began working to identify the root cause and fix the issue," Comcast said.
-Comcast, apologizing for last week's nationwide X1 outages.

"[Consultancies] are entering our territory with some offerings which are respectable," said Mr. Levy. "We are competing and sometimes we are also collaborating." He referred to an example in which Publicis' DigitasLBi pitched for business against Accenture, and then shared another "funny case" in which Accenture is helping Publicis implement an SAP product. "There are a lot of areas where the lines are blurred. We don't know -- is it a supplier, client or competitor?"
-Publicis CEO Maurice Levy, during media call discussing Publicis' deal to acquire Sapient.

“You can’t build a company for 60 days; build for 60 years.”
-SAP CEO Bill McDermott, speaking on SAP’s recent performance to Technically Philly’s Christopher Wink during IMPACT '14 Conference in Philadelphia.

Tweet by early associate Chris Fralic, now a partner with First Round Capital.

Phiily Tech People News 11/9/2014: Neat, Rosetta name new CEOs; SAP grabs new CTO from Microsoft

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The Neat Company Names Jeff Dickerson Chief Executive Officer (PR Newswire)

Rosetta Names Eric Healy CEO (MediaPost)
Joined Rosetta from Sapient, which just agreed to be acquired by Rosetta parent Publicis, a few months ago. Rosetta is based in Hamilton, NJ. Hires Next City Editor
Diana Lind will be director of digital audience development.
(Philadelphia Magazine)
Headline confused me a bit; thought might be hiring its next city editor.

NBC Owned Stations Names Sarah Glover Head of Social Media (MediaBistro)
Comes from WCAU.

People moves: DreamIt Ventures CEO Kerry Rupp to step down and focus on fund
(Med City News)

BenefitVault Co-Founder Eric Raymond Stepping Down as Chairman and CEO; Cary W. Toner CLU, ChFC Named as Replacement (Press Release)

Cloudamize Adds to Executive Team With Experienced Leaders from Hewlett Packard and Amazon Web Services (PR Web)

SAP Hires Former Microsoft VP To Be Its New CTO (Redmond Channel Partner)

Comcast Hires Garcia To Multicultural Services Post
Last Served As GM Of Yahoo’s U.S. Hispanic Business
(Multichannel News)

QVC host Lisa Robertson rocks shoppers by announcing she's quitting (USA Today)

QVC Promotes Ken O'Brien to Senior Vice President, Merchandising (MarketWatch)

New York PSC to vote on Comcast merger Thursday (Albany Times-Union)

The future of SAP Business Applications (John Appleby/SAP Community Network)

Why Retailers Should Stop Selling Loyalty ( Andy O’Dell, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Clutch/SAP Blogs)