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  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Teladoc Expands In Idaho

    Lewisville, Texas-based telehealth provider Teladoc said Wednesday afternoon that it has expanded its service area, and is now covering the state of Idaho. Teladoc said that the move comes as a result of the Idaho Telehealth Access Act, which was passed in April, which allows telemedicine access to allow physicians and patients to connect through two way audio/visual interaction....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Spiceworks Hit By Security Vulnerability


    Austin-based IT management software developer Spiceworks, said Wednesday that its users discovered a security vulnerability in its latest, desktop software, which resulted in disabling a feature and a security patch. According to Spiceworks, the vulnerablity--in its Spiceworks 7.4 Desktop application--had the potential to put users at risk, but that the security issue only hit sixty instllations, none of which appear to have been exploited....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    rewardStyle Finds $15M

    Dallas-based rewardStyle, which helps connect fashion content publishers and influencers with retailers and brands, said this week that it has raised $15M in a Series A financing round. The funding was led by Maverick Capital, and also included individual investors Miroslava Duma, Nasiba Adilova and Veronica Chou. rewardStyle was founded Baxter Box and Amber Venz Box. The company said the funding gives it a post money valuation of $290M.Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Xplore Technologies Deploys In Denmark

    Austin-based rugged tablet manufacturer Xplore Technologies says it has scored a $1.5M deployment in Denmark, with the Danish Ambulance Service. Xplore said the order for almost 600 of its rugged tablet PCs is part of an effort to capture patient data on ambulances, and transmit that to hospitals ahead of arrival. Xplore said blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and oxygen saturation, along with other patient information, is being sent to hospitals using its rugged hardware....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    ZixOne Signs Union Bank

    Dallas-based email data protection software developer Zix Corporation said today that it has signed on Union Bank as a customer of its product, ZixOne. Zix said Union Bank is using its software to enable employee access to corporate data on their mobile devices. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. Zix's software allows users to read corporate email on their own smartphones and tablets, without allowing that data to be moved to those devices.Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    RideScout Buys GlobeSherpa

    Austin-based RideScout said Tuesday that it is acquiring fellow mobile transportation app developer GlobeSherpa, to expand its capabilities in its own mobile app. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. GlobeSherpa, which was based in Portland, develops mobile payment and ticket purchasing applications for public transit. RideScout said it will continue to operate GlobeSherpa's operations in Portland....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Google Fiber Plans Expansion In Southeast Austin In July

    Google is planning an expansion into Southeast Austin in July, according to the company in an email sent to potential customers on Tuesday afternoon. Google said is will open up signups or new areas in Southeast Austin next month, as it continues to expand out its network. Exact neighborhoods were not announced by Google, which simply asked users to sign up with their address to be notified if the company plans to expand in a specific neighborhood.Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Techstars Opens Applications For Cloud Accelerator In San Antonio

    Startup accelerator operator Techstars has opened up applications for its 2016 Techstars Cloud program in San Antonio, the accelerator said today. The new program will run from from November 2nd through February 11th, 2016, when it will hold a Demo Day for its class. The program is the fourth Techstars in San Antonio and its cloud startup accelerator, which pairs up startups with funding, mentors, and more to help get them from idea to the market....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Onit Opens Office In Austin

    Houston-based Onit, which develops business process management tools for the enterprise, said it is expanding its operations here, and has opened up a new Austin office. Onit said the new office comes in conjunction with the hiring of Paul Wallace as its Vice President of Sales Solutions. Onit did not say if it intends to hire more employees at the new location, which is on Northland Drive. Wallace has previously served at SHI and Dell.Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    HomeAway Helps Users With Event Ticketing, Child Care

    Austin-based vacation rental marketplace HomeAway said this morning that it has linked up its mobile app with a number of partners, to make it easier to find child care and purchase tickets to events and attractions while on vacation. HomeAway said the capabilities come via deals with Care.com, Ticket Evolution and GetYourGuide. Financial details of the mobile integration was not announced. The company said the partnerships are part of an effort to give its users a "concierge-like" service....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Amplify Snacks, Maker of SkinnyPop, Files For IPO

    Austin's latest IPO filing comes this week, not from the technology sector, but from the snack foods area. Austin-based Amplify Snack Brands said in a filing that it is looking to raised up to $200M in an IPO offering, and intends to list on the New York Stock Exchange as BETR. The company's IPO is being underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., Jeffries, Credit Suisse, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, William Blair, and Piper Jaffray. The company is venture backed by TA Associates....Continue →

     
  • Monday, June 29, 2015

    OneSpot: Record First Quarter Growth, New Board Members

    Privately held software developer OneSpot, which is based in Austin, said today that it saw record, first quarter growth, with its revenues increasing 188 percent year to year. The company did not release dollar amounts or any other financial details....Continue →

     
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