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Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Synopsys, which helps design and test silicon chips, to buy cybersecurity firm Black Duck Software for ~$565M; Black Duck has raised $74M   —  Over the summer, Black Duck Software CEO Lou Shipley told Xconomy that a potential acquirer would have to propose a “really good deal” for his company to agree to a sale.
Nov 3, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Computer vision startup Veo Robotics raises $12M Series A from Lux, GV, Siemens' Next47   —  True artificial intelligence is likely decades away, if it ever comes.  In the meantime, companies are making robots “smarter” in less dramatic ways that nevertheless could prove quite useful.
Oct 20, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Toast, developer of cloud-based software including mobile PoS and other functions for managing restaurants, cafes, bars, and nightclubs, raises $101M Series C   —  Toast, the fast-growing restaurant technology company, has just been served a heaping portion of venture capital to continue expanding.
Jul 29, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Redfin files for $100M IPO, discloses “Redfin Now” subsidiary that buys houses for resale   —  Seattle-based online real estate brokerage Redfin is filing to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.  —  The offering paperwork filed Friday afternoon by the 15-year-old company …
Jun 30, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Intellectual Ventures spin-out Pivotal Commware, developing antenna from metamaterials for software defined radios, raises $17M Series A from Bill Gates, others   —  Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures …
Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
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

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