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NYC-based Clear targets sports for its fingerprint technology

Clear — the biometrics company that allows travelers to bypass long lines at airport security checkpoints via fingerprint scans — has high hopes for its sports business following a new high-tech concessions deal with Seattle’s CenturyLink Fiel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Memphis-based City Gear acquired by public company

Memphis-based City Gear will be acquired by Birmingham-based Hibbett Sports Inc. for $88 million in cash. And, that purchase price could grow if certain performance-based targets are met. City Gear is a privately held specialty retailer of men's, kid'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Boeing"s new business targets computers modeled on human brains

Boeing Co. is creating a new unit to focus on technology that’s seemingly straight out of science fiction, including super-fast computing that mimics the synapses of the human brain and hack-proof communications links based on applied quantum physics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Scaleworks portfolio company acquires a Silicon Valley customer

San Antonio-based technology company Filestack Inc. acquired TINT, a San Francisco-based social media marketing platform provider. Financial details of the recently completed deal were not disclosed. And it was not immediately clear whether TINT c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Disney quarterly profit misses as programming costs surge

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) missed Wall Street profit targets on Tuesday as it lost more subscribers at its cable sports network ESPN and invested in technology and programming to try and capture audiences migrating to streaming television......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2018

Q Technology to begin production of structured-light 3D scanning, in-display fingerprint-recognition modules

Q Technology, a China-based smartphone-use lens module maker, has made breakthroughs in developing structured-light 3D scanning and in-display fingerprint-recognition modules, and is ready to start volume production, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 26th, 2018

SeventySix Capital dives into sports betting with Las Vegas investment

Conshohocken-based venture capital firm SeventySix Capital is getting into the sports betting industry. SeventySix Capital, which specializes in sports technology, this week announced it made an investment in Vegas Stats & Information Network, a sports .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

With Acquisition, French IT Firm Targets Broader Access to U.S.

France’s Atos is nearing a multibillion deal to acquire Syntel, a U.S.-based information-technology company, a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 22nd, 2018

TruTag Technologies targets marijuana market

Product authentication and brand security company TruTag Technologies has its sights set on the marijuana market after entering into a new partnership with Tag-it Tech Inc.. Hawaii-based TruTag said it will merge its “edible barcode” technology.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Matterport"s new CEO makes big changes at 3D real estate imaging startup

The former eBay, Apple and Google product chief is focusing more on the software and services that the Sunnyvale-based 3D real estate imaging business has than on the camera technology that it pioneered eight years ago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals17 hr. 26 min. ago

The Pitch: Startup guards APIs at the heart of many apps

Palo Alto-based Salt Security says its technology can stop attacks on APIs while providing information to help close vulnerabilities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals17 hr. 26 min. ago

3 reasons to move your business to the cloud today

For business owners and managers unfamiliar with cloud technology, the idea of transitioning to a cloud-based business may seem daunting. Many worry that it might be less secure than on-site data and file storage, or it will cost too much to migrate .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 25 min. ago

HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain - executive

HSBC has reduced the cost of settling foreign exchange trades by a quarter through its blockchain-based system, an executive overseeing the project told Reuters, offering a glimpse of the savings the technology could offer banks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain -executive

HSBC has reduced the cost of settling foreign exchange trades by a quarter through its blockchain-based system, an executive overseeing the project told Reuters, offering a glimpse of the savings the technology could offer banks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

This attorney says we should let more startups fail

Richard Honen is a partner at Phillips Lytle LLP based in Albany. He specializes in venture capital and technology, and has worked with some of the largest technology companies in the area, from startup to Fortune 50......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Citi strategist: We still like the tech sector in the US

There are short-term ups and downs in the technology sector, but 5G networks and artificial intelligence are "unstoppable trends," and investors should position themselves based on these "longer-term certainties," says Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 14th, 2019

IT firm inks lease, plans expansion in 2020

A health care technology services firm is leasing new office space at Clark Tower and has plans for further expansion locally. And, the firm has a familiar physician practice partner that is planning an expansion of its own. Cincinnati-based Path .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

Analysts Commend HubSpot"s Growth, Product Momentum, Lift Price Targets After Q4 Print

​HubSpot Inc (NYSE: HUBS), a cloud-based marketing and sales software platform, reported Tuesday after the close with forecast-beating fourth-quarter results and fairly positive Q2 and FY19 guidance. The Analysts Raymond.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 13th, 2019

Huge Johnson & Johnson Acquisition Targets Robotics

On Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson announced that a subsidiary had entered a definitive agreement to acquire a robotic technology firm focused on lung cancer......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 13th, 2019

Sinclair teaming up with Chicago Cubs to create Marquee Sports Network

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is teaming up with the Chicago Cubs to launch a new regional sports network that will mark the broadcaster's latest foray into live sports. Hunt Valley, Maryland-based Sinclair and the Cubs will own and operate the M.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

Applied Insight acquires two more government contractors

Applied Insight LLC has acquired two more government contractors as it broadens its cloud computing and analytics capabilities. The Ashburn company has closed deals for Eldersburg, Maryland-based Applied Technology Group LLC and Stratus Solutions Inc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019