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  • 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 →

  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    Lab7 Launches New Product

    Austin-based Lab7 Systems, a developer of software for managing genomic sequencing, said it has launched a new product. According to the company, it has launched the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform (ESP), a data management product used for next generation sequencing (NGS) laboratories. Pricing on the new product was not announced. The software is used for managing genomic data and data analytics.Continue →

  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    Freescale Takes On Tire Pressure Monitoring

    Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor has rolled out a new device today, aimed at improving driving safety--a new product which helps monitor tire pressure in cars. The company's new FXTH87 tire pressure monitoring system is aimed at automobile manufacturers and the auto market, and includes a dual axis accelerometer, pressure and temperature sensor, RF transmitter and low frequency receiver, and other features....Continue →

  • Friday, October 17, 2014

    Tyler Technologies Wins Florida City

    Plano-based government software developer Tyler Technologies said Thursday that it has signed up the city of Altamonte Springs, Florida, for both its EnerGov planning and permitting software, as well as its Munis enterprise resource planning product. Financial impact of the deal was not announced. Tyler said the city moved about a dozen different products to its single, integrated offering. ALtamonte Springs has more than 41,000 residents.Continue →

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