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    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Consert Acquired By Toshiba
    San Antonio-based Consert, a provider of energy conservation management services for utilities, has been acquired by Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba said late last week. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Consert will be combined with Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management products which is owned by Toshiba Group. Consert's energy management services use wired devices, such as Zigbee thermometers, load control and measurement, HVAC (More info...)

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    Xeris Pharmaceuticals Raises $6M
    Austin-based Xeris Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it raised almost $6M in funding in 2012. The firm said the funding included funds from angel investors, the Texas Emerging Technologies Fund (TETF), as well as National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants and private foundation funding. Xeris is developing injectable treatments for diabetes, epilepsy, and other diseases. The firm explained that it received $ (More info...)

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    ViewCast Powers Grammy Awards, Mardi Gras Streaming
    Plano-based ViewCast has a role in two high profile, national events in the last week, streaming both the Grammy Awards red carpet last night and tomorrow's Mardi Gras parades. ViewCast said it powered the interactive and immersive live streams on People.com during the Grammy Awards, and will be streaming the Mardi Gras celebrations at the Jefferson Parish in New Orleans tomorrow for Swagit. ViewCast develops a wide range of Internet broadcasting prod (More info...)

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    Vast Debuts iPad App For Auto Sales
    Austin-based Vast, which develops software to help consumers compare and analyze big purchases like autos, real estate, and travel, said today that it has launched a new iPhone app aimed at helping with the auto buying process. Vast said it has launched CarStory, an iPad application which uses big data and analysis to help automotive sales associates better service customers. The firm said its new CarStory app helps automotive sales associates on used car (More info...)

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    CookingWhat.com Targets Girls Who Like Cooking Games
    Houston-based CookingWhat.com, and online flash video game site, said late last week that it has relaunched its gaming portal, aiming at girls who love to play cooking games. The site features a selection of food-focused games specifically aimed at girls, sorted by category. The firm says its head developer is Bob Charania.

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