Northwest tech deal-makers were busy this week, announcing several significant mergers and acquisitions before the unofficial end of summer. Amazon Web Services is buying Portland, OR-based Elemental Technologies. Microsoft is scooping up people analytics company VoloMetrix. And Zillow is spinning off... Read more »
Here are some of the past week’s major headlines from Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community:
—Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) announced it sold one of its major divisions, Global Workforce Solutions, to the Los Angeles-based CBRE Group (NYSE: CBG) for... Read more »
What summer doldrums? It’s still not even Labor Day, yet the deals are already coming fast and furious. So fire up the grill and read on for some Series A rounds, crossover investments, data readouts, option-to-buy deals and more.
—As Xconomy... Read more »
There have been so many big headlines coming out of Boston this week—OK, really just one, about Tom Brady—that it’s been easy to miss some of them. With that in mind, here’s a roundup of some technology news of import:
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is bolstering its already substantial cloud-based video offerings with the acquisition of Portland, OR-based Elemental Technologies.
Elemental makes software to enable multi-screen delivery of video content over the Internet—things like video encoding, decoding, and transcoding. It... Read more »
As biotech ended its worst market month since the recession, it was fitting that one of the week’s best stories was about bears. Grizzlies, to be precise. Grizzlies are oh-so-Western, so of course we were intrigued, and even better, the story... Read more »
San Diego’s Acadia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD) said today it has submitted its lead drug candidate for FDA approval. The company also said Steve Davis, who became interim CEO in March, will officially continue as the company’s president and CEO.
The... Read more »
If you cover the technology startup industry, two words you are getting sick of seeing are “bubble” and “unicorn.”
In place of the former, you are hearing more about a coming “correction” in valuations and so forth.... Read more »
In the five years since it was founded, Mountain View, CA-based Scanadu has been blessed with a groundswell of support from some pretty diverse groups—ordinary folks, elite investors, Web innovators, and even Trekkies.
Now the company gets to bask in the... Read more »