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  • Thursday, June 30, 2016

    Cirrus Logic Backs New Apple Headset Effort With Development Kit

    Austin-based Cirrus Logic is getting behind the move by Apple towards wireless headsets, saying on Wednesday that it has released a new, MFi Headset Development Kit, which will allow OEMs to quicklky design new Lightning-based digital headsets. The development kit--which is only available to Apple MFi licensees--includes a full reference design for a Lightning headset....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, June 30, 2016

    Teladoc Acquires HealthiestYou For $80M

    Lewisville, Texas-based telemedicine provider Teladoc announced this morning that it has acquried HealthiestYou, a developer of mobile, patient engagement tools, in a deal worth approximately $80M, split between $45M in cash and 6.96 million shares of Teladoc's common stock. Teladoc said that HealthiestYou had revenues of $10M in 2015, and approximately $8M in revenues for the first six months of 2016....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    TradeLive Takes On IT Equipment Marketplace

    Are you an enterprise company, looking to buy or sell large amounts of IT equipment--and don't want to hassle with the one- and two-unit sales on eBay or Craiglist? Austin-based TradeLive.com recently launched a new, online marketplace aimed at corporate IT equipment sellers and buyers. According to the company, the marketplace uses a matching engine--rather than an auction bid--to automatically connect users with people offering to buy or sell equipment....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    ClearDB Teams With Datavail On Database Services

    Dallas-based enterprise cloud database services provider ClearDB said this morning that it has partnered with remote database administration services provider Datavail, to provide 24/7, database services to its clients. ClearDB said the enhanced, database service will be available to its more than 200,000 clients, and include access to Datavail's remote monitoring, customer support and database administration (DBA) services. Financial details of the link were not announced....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    Tyler Technologies Wins Deal In the Bahamas

    Plano-based government software developer Tyler Technologies has deployed its product in the Bahamas, the company said yesterday. Tyler Technologies said that Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Department of Inland Revenue, Real Property Tax Valuation Unit (RPTVU), will use its software for street-level imaging and data collection services for properties on the island of New Providence. Financial impact of the win was not announced....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    AT&T Completes Quickplay Buy

    Dallas-based AT&T/,a> says it has completed its acquisition over over-the-top (OTT) video platform developer Quickplay Media, which had been owned by private equity investor Madison Dearborn Partners. Financial details of the acquisition, which had originally been announced on May 16th, were not announced. At&T said it plans to retain Quickplay's team of more than 350 employees and contractors....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Zyston Raises $3.7M For Information Security Consultancy

    Dallas-based Zyston, a new company providing strategic information security advisory services, said today that it has raised $3.7M in a Series A funding, and launched its operations. The company, founded by Jonathan Steenland and Richard Dorough, said the funding came from such investors as Jeff Heller (form0er Vice Chairman, EDS); Rodney Rice (co-Founder & CEO, Waldo Photos), Greg Webb (Vice Chairman, Sabre), and Larry Felix (Managing Director, LRF-LLC)....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Austin Technology Council Seeks To Back Pro-Innovation Political Candidates

    The Austin Technology Council says that it will seek to back "pro-innovation" candidates and politics in Austin, through a new, ATC Policy Coalition, the group said this morning. According to he ATC, it is looking to bring together leaders from the tech and entrepreneur community, business advocacy groups, elected officials, and the voting public, to specifically back policies and leaders who the group things "reflect Austin's economy and innovation brand....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Zix Names Entrust Veteran As New CFO

    Dallas-based Zix Corporation. the developer of email data protection software, said Monday that it has named David Rockvam as its new Chief Financial Offier. Rockvam was previously at Entrust, where he spent 18 years, including serving as Chief Investor Relations Officer and CFO of Asia Digital Media, and also as Senior Vice President (SVP) and General Manager of Entrust Certificate Services. Zix said it hopes to tap Rockvam's experience to help it scale the company for future growth....Continue →

     
  • Monday, June 27, 2016

    NSS Labs Secures $16M More

    Austin-based NSS Labs said last week that it has raised $16M in a combined equity and debt funding, which came from Delta-v Capital and LiveOak Venture Partners. According to the company, Delta-v Capital Managing Director David Schaller has joined the company's board, with Delta-v Capital Vice President Dan Williams joining as an observer. The company said the funding goes to grow its suite of services....Continue →

     
  • Monday, June 27, 2016

    Epicor Software Up On Block, Again

    Austin-based supply chain software developer Epicor Software is back on the market, according to a report today. The WSJ reports that Apax Partners, the current owner of Epicor, has been shopping Epicor to buyers again, hoping to gain more interest this time around for the software maker. Apax had been looking to sell Epicor in 2014, but decided against a sale when it did not get any appealing offers. Apax bought Epicor in 2011....Continue →

     
  • Monday, June 27, 2016

    [x]cube LABS Snags Google Certification For Android Development

    Dallas-based [x]cube LABS, and parent firm PurpleTalk, a provider of technology outsourcing services, says it has become one of the first Certified Google Developer Agencies in the world. The company said it is now one of only 13 companies certified by Google for development of Android apps. [x]cube LABS is led by Bharath Lingam, and has operations in Dallas, Sacramento, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. he company said its clients include GE, Texas Instruments, Honeywell, UnitedHealth Group, and Mattel....Continue →

     
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