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Robert Buderi / Xconomy:
Mary Lou Jepsen talks about why she left Oculus and vision for her new startup, Open Water, building a consumer wearable with functionality of $5M MRI machine   —  I had long planned a phone call with Mary Lou Jepsen for this afternoon—a prep session for a chat I will be doing with her a week …
May 8, 2016, 7:25 PMIn context
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy:
IBM buys Resilient Systems cybersecurity firm focused on incident response, source says for $100M+   —  IBM Confirms Resilient Systems Acquisition; No Terms Yet  —  In a deal that Xconomy was first to report on last week, IBM Security confirmed it plans to acquire Resilient Systems …
Feb 29, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Bruce V. Bigelow / Xconomy:
Qualcomm acquires Capsule Technologie, a firm linking medical devices with hospitals, which has 1.9K hospital customers in 38 countries   —  Qualcomm Buys Capsule to Unite Health Data Across Hospital & Home  —  Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) said its Qualcomm Life subsidiary has acquired Capsule Technologie …
Sep 14, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Bruce V. Bigelow / Xconomy:
VC Funding Slows as Big Funds Crowd into Late-Stage Venture Deals   —  Following a December surge, when U.S. venture firms invested $7.2 billion in 342 deals nationwide, VC activity reset at a lower pace during the first quarter of 2015, according to data being released today by CB Insights.
Apr 14, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Michael Davidson / Xconomy:
Microsoft to Create Free Online Programming Courses for EdX   —  Microsoft is dipping its toe in the world of free online education, partnering with Cambridge, MA-based EdX to create courses for software developers.  —  EdX announced Tuesday that the courses would be the latest addition …
Mar 12, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Michael Davidson / Xconomy:
DHS launches Emerge accelerator program for startups bringing wearable tech to first responders   —  Feds to Back Wearable Tech Startups With New Accelerator Program  —  The latest entrant into the startup accelerator and wearable-technologies games?  It's the Department of Homeland Security.
Mar 12, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Guy Kawasaki Aims to Democratize Design Through Aussie Startup Canva   —  Guy Kawasaki was once chief evangelist at Apple, the firm that redefined personal computing in the 1980s and 1990s and went on to become the world's most valuable company.  More recently, he went to work for Google …
Apr 16, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy:
Bit9 buys Carbon Black, raises $38.25M to boost its enterprise security offering   —  Bit9 Buys Carbon Black, Gets $38M to Try to Win Security Arms Race  —  2014 is shaping up to be the year of cybersecurity.  Or lack thereof.  —  It seems every week we hear about a new data breach or major hacking operation.
Feb 14, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Angela Shah / Xconomy:
Blackboard Buys Austin Edtech Startup MyEdu for Student Profiles   —  MyEdu, an Austin, TX-based edtech firm, was purchased by education software giant Blackboard Wednesday.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  —  Founded in 2009, MyEdu makes a free online platform where students …
Jan 19, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Michael Davidson / Xconomy:
FullContact Buys Cobook, Adds Address-Book Apps and 1M Users   —  Denver-based startup FullContact announced today that it has acquired Cobook, a Latvia-based company that's created a popular contact management app for Apple users.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Jan 16, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context

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