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    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Spredfast Grows With $18M In New Funding

    Austin-based Spredfast is growing, true to its name, with a new, $18M funding round, the firm said this morning. Spredfast, which is led by Rob Favaron, said today that it has raised $18M in a Series C funding round, which was led by OpenView Venture Partners and also included Austin Ventures and InterWest Partners. Adam Marcus of OpenView joins the company's board with the funding.

    Favaron said in a blog post that Spredfast is providi (More info...)

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    Dell Goes Private For $24B
    The go-private deal for Dell has been finalized, according to the firm this morning, in a deal that is valued at approximately $24.4 billion. According to Dell, it is in a definitive merger agreement where Michael S. Dell, its founder and CEO, along with investment firm Silver Lake, will acquire Dell for $13.65 per share in cash. The two said the price is a premium of 25 percent over its closing price on January 11th, the first day rumors of the deal were (More info...)

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    Tyler Technologies Wins Dallas In $2.9M Deal
    Tyler Technologies, the developer of municipal government management software, has scored a win in its home town of Dallas, saying this morning that the City of Dallas has selected the firm's municipal court case management solution. The deal is worth $2.9M. Tyler said that the city will replace multiple vendors and an in-house mainframe application, to manage the lifecycle of cases in the municipal court. Tyler said that it now has over 750 municipa (More info...)

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    Dell Nears Deal For Buyout, Says Report
    It looks like Round Rock-based computer maker Dell is now in final negotiations for a buyout from Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners, and Microsoft Corp., according to a report from the WSJ Monday evening. The offer is apparently worth between $13.50 and $13.75 per share. Dell has been on the brink of a deal to go private for the last week; the deal had originally (More info...)

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