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Exclusive: This new fund is targeting local cyber and tech companies

Its biggest backer is a familiar name in the tech scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Amazon"s HQ2 competition is pushing "loser" cities to become the next Silicon Valley — but some experts say it’s a dangerous plan

Elaine Thompson/AP Several American cities that did not make the shortlist for Amazon's second headquarters, HQ2, are investing heavily into IT education programs, groups that fund local tech companies, and workforce development progr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Street Pitch looking for new investors after two years of contest winners land no funding

Arizona Founders Fund, the local investment group comprised of local technology leaders, had planned to provide the investment for the competition, but decided to pass on both companies after the due diligence process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Exclusive: $60M manufacturing complex slated for Bucks County

The owners are hoping to lure high tech manufacturers, life science companies and other businesses that need R&D or flex space......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

U.S. officials are targeting Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple. Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Depa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 3rd, 2019

Make A Platform Push With This New ETF

Investors looking to tap technology companies with platform-based businesses models have a new exchange traded fund to consider. The WisdomTree Modern Tech Platforms Fund (NYSE: PLAT) debuted Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 23rd, 2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources

U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Workday Ventures works it with $250 million fund targeting enterprise software startups

Here’s a glimpse of how companies can capture some of its cash......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Gov. Baker eyes ways to connect local tech firms to Defense Department

Baker met with top military brass this week, sitting down with 14 generals to talk about ways to better connect the country's national security apparatus with the small companies that are on "the bleeding and leading edge" of technology innovations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Exclusive: Toyota sees new business opportunity in leveraging hybrid tech

The head of Toyota Motor Corp's electric vehicle (EV) business told Reuters the automaker has received enquiries from more than 50 companies since announcing last week that it would offer free access to patents for EV motors and power control units......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 12th, 2019

New site launches to connect Houston tech employers with local tech talent

The website features over 700 available positions with some 60 technology companies with presences in the Bayou City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

Meet Central Florida"s Top 5 Tech Firms

From global positioning satellites to cyber risk management and research aimed at making your home and office a safer germ-free environment, Central Florida’s tech companies are doing their part to advance the area’s influence on the ever-evol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Bid alert: $15M high tech school in NeoCity will need contractors soon

Local companies looking to score some new business should keep an eye on this project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

Tech companies, Ukraine warn of planned Russia cyber attack

Cisco Systems Inc warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with sophisticated malicious software......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

WASHINGTON.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2018

GM Shares Surge as Softbank Fund Invests in Its Driverless-Car Unit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Lead SoftBank, Waymo to Detroit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Apple CEO: Privacy is fundamental human right

In an exclusive broadcast interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook tells CNNMoney's Laurie Segall why tech companies have to better protect user data, and what Apple is doing right......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJun 4th, 2018

International fund managers turn to financials, tech as trade worries rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The rising tensions over global trade policy are prompting some top-performing international fund managers to look for the companies that can emerge as winners......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2018

U.S. fund managers zero in on software as tariffs upend tech sector

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Worries that a broadening trade war between the United States and China will upend the global supply chain are prompting some U.S. fund managers to buy shares of companies they believe will shield them from such disruptions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018