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    Thursday, May 24, 2012
    BuyDRM Acquired By Korean Firm Inisoft
    Austin-based BuyDRM, a developer of digital rights management software used for controlling playback of media on PCs, Macs, mobile phones, and other platforms, has been acquired by Inisoft, a Korean firm developing video decoder software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. BuyDRM said that CEO Christopher Levy and the firm's team will remain at the company after the acquisition.

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    Bazaarvoice Buys PowerReviews
    Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the provider of ratings and reviews software, said Thursday that it is acquiring PowerReviews, a competing provider of ratings and reviews software. BazaarVoiec said it will pay approximately $151.9M for PowerReviews, which is privately held. The company said the deal will establish it in the small to medium sized market, and expand it to over 1,800 clients globally.

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    SpareFoot Teams With Truck Rental Firm Penske
    In some big news for Austin startup SpareFoot, the provider of an online marketplace for storage units has inked a deal with Penske Truck Rental, to help customers of the two companies find and reserve both a storage unit and a moving truck together. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The move makes a lot of sense--people often will rent a truck at the same time they rent a storage space, to move their stuff to that space. The t (More info...)

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    Tyler Technologies Wins Miramar, Florida
    Dallas-based Tyler Technologies announced today that it is in a deal with the city of Miramar, Florida, to provides its enterprise resource planning software to the city. Size of the contract was not announced. Tyler is a provider of municipal ERP software, used by cities to manage their operations.

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    Dell Completes Make Technologies Buy
    Round Rock-based Dell said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Make Technologies, a developer of application modernization software and services. The deal had originally been announced in April. Make Technologies develops software which makes it easier to transition software from legacy systems to modern operating systems and computers. Make Technologies was based in Vancouver, Canada.

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