Healthcare innovation is very personal for Melinda Richter.
She was an ambitious 26-year-old, posted by a global telecom company to Beijing as part of its fast-track leadership program. “I had the express intent of being president one day,” she says. “I... Read more »
San Antonio—Data security firm Jungle Disk has acquired TeamPassword, a small startup that provides password management services for small- and mid-sized businesses, particularly digital advertising and marketing firms that require numerous logins. Terms weren’t disclosed.
TeamPassword was founded in... Read more »
Let’s start off the week with the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas.
—Phunware, an Austin, TX-based software maker, plans to go public following a merger with Stellar Acquisition III, based in Athens, Greece. The deal, which the company... Read more »
[Corrected 3/3/18, 10:41 am. See below.] Fasten said its U.S. ride-hailing service will shut down Monday after the startup agreed to be acquired by Russia-based transportation network operator Vezet Group.
The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. Boston-based Fasten had raised... Read more »
Food spoilage can cost big retailers like Walmart billions in losses.
Now, the Arkansas-based giant says it has filed two patents on technology that can digitize the current inspection process for perishable goods. Called Eden, the initiative is in its early... Read more »
These days, it’s not just Snow White’s stepmother who has a mirror that talks back.
Thanks to augmented reality, Internet of Things, and data analytics technologies, more of us might be confronted with so-called “smart mirrors” the next time we try... Read more »
Biotech startups rolled in cash this week. By our count, investors put more than $800 million into life-sciences startups in four days. The money came from a wide range of backers, not just traditional biotech venture firms. It’s early yet in... Read more »
San Antonio—An Indian tech company is paying $8.83 million to acquire a 33.3 percent stake in San Antonio-based Denim Group, a cybersecurity software development and consulting firm.
Wipro, a global IT business based in Bangalore, India, that’s traded on public... Read more »
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has acquired smart-doorbell security system maker Ring as the company seeks to expand its home-security business.
The purchase was first reported by Geekwire, which cited a separate report from Reuters that the deal is valued at about... Read more »