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NYC-based Clear targets sports for its fingerprint technology

Clear — the biometrics company that allows travelers to bypass long lines at airport security checkpoints via fingerprint scans — has high hopes for its sports business following a new high-tech concessions deal with Seattle’s CenturyLink Fiel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Boeing"s new business targets computers modeled on human brains

Boeing Co. is creating a new unit to focus on technology that’s seemingly straight out of science fiction, including super-fast computing that mimics the synapses of the human brain and hack-proof communications links based on applied quantum physics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Scaleworks portfolio company acquires a Silicon Valley customer

San Antonio-based technology company Filestack Inc. acquired TINT, a San Francisco-based social media marketing platform provider. Financial details of the recently completed deal were not disclosed. And it was not immediately clear whether TINT c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Disney quarterly profit misses as programming costs surge

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) missed Wall Street profit targets on Tuesday as it lost more subscribers at its cable sports network ESPN and invested in technology and programming to try and capture audiences migrating to streaming television......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2018

Q Technology to begin production of structured-light 3D scanning, in-display fingerprint-recognition modules

Q Technology, a China-based smartphone-use lens module maker, has made breakthroughs in developing structured-light 3D scanning and in-display fingerprint-recognition modules, and is ready to start volume production, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 26th, 2018

SeventySix Capital dives into sports betting with Las Vegas investment

Conshohocken-based venture capital firm SeventySix Capital is getting into the sports betting industry. SeventySix Capital, which specializes in sports technology, this week announced it made an investment in Vegas Stats & Information Network, a sports .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

With Acquisition, French IT Firm Targets Broader Access to U.S.

France’s Atos is nearing a multibillion deal to acquire Syntel, a U.S.-based information-technology company, a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 22nd, 2018

TruTag Technologies targets marijuana market

Product authentication and brand security company TruTag Technologies has its sights set on the marijuana market after entering into a new partnership with Tag-it Tech Inc.. Hawaii-based TruTag said it will merge its “edible barcode” technology.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Ticketmaster snaps up blockchain company

Ticketmaster Entertainment snapped up Walnut Creek-based blockchain company Upgraded, marking the latest Bay Area acquisition in this rapidly emerging technology sector, the companies said Thursday. To date, 36 venture-backed blockchain startups .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 43 min. ago

Why a Silicon Valley venture fund thinks Baltimore can be an East Coast tech hub

Silicon Valley venture fund Allegis Cyber and Maryland-based cybertech incubator DataTribe have said they will relocate to Baltimore's Port Covington business center, hoping to build a national hub for technology jobs and innovation......»»

Category: topSource: washpost9 hr. 58 min. ago

Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency "wild west"

When Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke learned in January that hackers cracked a 40-character password and cleaned out their cryptocurrency wallet, they did not go to the police or alert the tokens' issuer, the Berlin-based technology group IOTA......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Fantag gets nationwide high school sports broadcast partner

Sacramento-based smartphone video streaming app company Fantag has partnered with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. to allow Fantag's users to make instant highlights of high school football games across the country. Baltimore-based Sinclair (Nasdaq: SBGI) .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

China recruiting engineering talent in Taiwan IC design industry

Senior engineers and executives at Taiwan-based IC design houses are being targeted by China-based firms looking to enhance their homegrown technology capability, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 17th, 2018

Flexium, Unimicron fined for environmental violations in China

Taiwan-based Flexium Interconnect and Unimicron Technology have both been fined for violating environmental regulations in Kunshan, China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 17th, 2018

National homebuilder’s new Houston-area community targets first-time buyers

Colorado-based Century Communities Inc. (NYSE: CCS) will develop a master-planned community in the growing community of Fulshear. A grand opening for Polo Ranch is slated for June 2019, according to an Oct. 16 press release. The new community wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Honda Aircraft offering performance upgrades for HondaJets

HondaJet owners can upgrade their aircraft with the latest developments in aviation technology form Greensboro-based Honda Aircraft Co. Honda, which manufactures its HondaJet and HondaJet Elite at its site at Piedmont Triad International Airport,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Why Artificial Intelligence Is Crucial For Today’s Music and Entertainment Industries

Two entertainment executives discuss the technology's importance. For industries based on human creat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2018

Amazon wants to turn Alexa into a makeshift doctor

Amazon, the tech giant based in Seattle, has obtained a patent (right) for technology which would allow Alexa (left) to detect abnormalities in the voice patterns of its users when they are ill or upset. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

IoT sector offers better opportunities for startups, says PTCom founder

The development of IoT technologies and applications has yet to mature, providing better opportunities for startups than large-size enterprises, according to JR Cho, founder of PTCom Technology, a Taiwan-based IoT solutions provider......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 16th, 2018

ITRI develops drone-based imaging solution to detect PV module hot spots

The Center for Measurement Standards under government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is developing a solution integrating images taken by drones for detecting hot spots on PV modules of power stations......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 16th, 2018

StoneCo sets IPO terms, expects to sell up to $1.1 billion worth of stock

StoneCo set terms for it initial public offering, in which the Brazil-based financial technology expects to sell up to $1.10 billion of stoc.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2018