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  • Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Execupay Powers New Service For Sam's Club

    San Antonio-based human resources and payroll services and software provider Execupay said this morning that it is powering a new service for Sam's Club, which offers up human resources services to Sam's Club members. Execupay said it is powering Sam's Club Payroll, which helps employers manage payroll, time and attendance, Affordable Care Act reporting, and other HR tasks. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014

    StaffDNA Looks To Build Nursing, Health Professional Database

    Dallas-based StaffDNA said today that it is looking to create what is says is the world's largest database of healthcare talent, including nursing and other related health professionals. According to the company, it just launched a "candidate profile service" which is aimed at helping healthcare employers access the information of healthcare professionals seeking employment, based on profession, specialty, location, and job type. The company said it is backed by private investors....Continue →

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Mozido Gets Massive $185M Funding

    Austin-based Mozido announced a huge, $185M funding yesterday--part of a Series B funding which it says expects to be worth up to $400M. The mobile payments product developer said the funding is the first of a two part funding effort by the company. The new funding comes from MasterCard, Wellington Management, H.R.H. Sheikh Nahyan of UAE, and Julian H. Robertson, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer at Tiger Management. Mozido says it has now raised a total of $265 over the last 12 months....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Newgistics Names COO At Tacit Knowledge

    Austin-based Newgistics, which offers up e-commerce products for retailers and brands, said today that it has named Trenton Brown as Chief Operating Officer for its Tacit Knowledge unit. Brown has previously served at SAP and Parametric Technology (PTC). Newgistics acquired Tacit Knowledge in August of last year. Tacit Knowledge is based in San Francisco.Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    REDI Expands In Plano

    REDU, a developer of trade management software for the financial industry, said it is expanding in the Dallas area, and has moved into a new, 10,000 square foot office in Plano. REDI--which previously had an office in Frisco--said the new office will help it tap high-quality development talent, and provide an excellent quality of life for its employees. The company did not say how many employees it can accommodate in the new location....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Katalyst Opens Up London Data Center

    Houston-based Katalyst, a provider of data management tools and services aimed at the oil and gas and other industries, said today that it has opened up a new data center in Europe. The company said the new center is located near London, and comes on top of data center in Houston and Calgary, Alberta. Katalyst offers up subsurface data management for managing and storing seismic data.Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    VCE Acquired By EMC

    Richardson, Texas-based VCE, a developer of cloud infrastructure hardware and products, said today that the company is becoming part of EMC, as part of a shift in the company's ownership structure. The company--which has been backed by EMC, Cisco, and VMware--said that Cisco will retain approximately 10% equity interest in VCE as it becomes a business unit of EMC. The company will continue to be led by Praveen Akkiraju....Continue →

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Celanese Buys Cool Polymers

    Dallas-based Celanese, which is a chemical technology and specialty materials developer, saidt oday that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Cool Polymers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cool Polymers develops conductive polymers, which are used in the LED (light-emitting diode) market. Cool Polymers was based in North Kingstown, RI. Celanese said the buy will help accelerate its growth in the conductive polymers market....Continue →

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Macheen Acquired By Good Technology

    Austin-based Macheen, which operates an a-la-carte, wireless data service aimed at corporate users, has been acquired by Good Technology, Good TEchnology said this morning. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Good Technology said the acquisition will allow it to offer up embedded, corporate data plans for business apps....Continue →

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Bigcommerce Partners With

    Austin-based Bigcommerce, which develops an e-commerce platform, said this morning that it has partnered with Chinese online marketplace According to the two, the deal will provide merchants with greater, global access to products and services, by integrating's buyer and supplier network with Bigcommerce's platform. The two specifically said the deal can help online sellers find drop ship suppliers or wholesalers of products via Aliababa....Continue →

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Insperity Launches New Cloud Software

    Houston-based Insperity, which provides human resources software, said today that it has launched a new, software-as-a-service version of its products called OrgPlus RealTime Express. The new software is specifically aimed at small businesses with lews than 100 employees. According to the company, the new, SaaS ofering provides both workforce planning and data visualization, including providing presentation-quality organizational charts. Pricing on the new product was not announced....Continue →

  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    Whole Foods Rolls Out Apple Pay

    Austin-based grocery chain Whole Foods Market is one of the first retailers to jump on Apple Computer's new electronic payment service, Apple Pay, saying this morning that it has rolled out support for the new mobile payment product at all of its stores. Whole Foods said that all 381 of its U.S. stores are now accepting Apple Pay, which uses Near Field Communications (NFC) to transmit payment information to retailers....Continue →

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