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    Tuesday, January 3, 2017
    Interview With TJ Person, CEO, OpenKey

    Hotels are just starting to adopt Bluetooth-enabled smart locks, meaning that--if you're lucky--you can skip stopping at the desk and just walk up to your room, and not have to hassle with those plastic key fobs. But, just how far are we from ubiquitous, smartphone-enabled hotel locks? We caught up with TJ Person, the CEO of Dallas-based OpenKey (www.openkey.co), to learn more about the company, smartphone-based hotel keys, and where the industry is today.

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    Blue Star Sports Gobbles Up CaptainU
    Dallas-based sports software developer Blue Star Sports has acquired yet another company, saying last week that it has acquired CaptainU, a developer of athletic development and recruiting software for athletes, clubs, events, and colleges. The financial details of the acquisition were not announced. The acquisition is the eighth acquisition by Blue Star Sports since it launched in April of 2016, and follows an acquisition last week of Ra (More info...)

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    ACTIVE Network Wins URun
    Dallas-based ACTIVE Network, which develops cloud-based registration software for activities and events, announced a win over the last week with URun, LLC, the operator of such events as the Blacklight Run, Foam Glow 5K, Bubble Run, Terrain Racing, Glow Wars and the Blacklight Slide series. Financial impact of the customer win was not announced. ACTIVE Network said Urun operates 120 events globally. ACTIVE Network's software is being used for ma (More info...)

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