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    Tuesday, January 29, 2013
    Disney Shuts Austin Studio
    Walt Disney Co. has closed down its Austin, Texas videogame development studio, Junction Point, after poor sales of the title developed by the studio. Austin's Junction Point developed "Epic Micke 2: The Power of Two", a videogame for the Wii and other platforms. Disney did not say how many jobs were lost in the shutdown. The title was a follow on to a more successful game from Junction Point, Epic Mic (More info...)

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    Pervasive Agrees To Actian Buyout
    Austin-based Pervasive Software has agreed to the acquisition of the firm by Actian, in a deal worth $162M. The deal came after a number of months of back and forth between the companies, after an unsolicited offer by Actian in August of last year for around $154M. Pervasive, which develops database management software, said the company's management team supports the transaction, which is expected to close in spring; Pervasive had hired a fina (More info...)

    posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013(Full story)


    UnboundId Upgrades Identity Software
    UnboundID, the developer of identity management software for the enterprise, said today that it has released an upgrade to its UnboundID Identity Data Platform, adding better data unification, security, and scalability to its product. The firm said the new version includes such features as pulling important identity data at "sub-millisecond response times" and load distribution and fail-over features. UboundID, which is backed by Silverton Partners a (More info...)

    posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013(Full story)


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