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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

Memphis-based City Gear acquired by public company

Memphis-based City Gear will be acquired by Birmingham-based Hibbett Sports Inc. for $88 million in cash. And, that purchase price could grow if certain performance-based targets are met. City Gear is a privately held specialty retailer of men's, kid'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 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

Epistar succeeds in defending patents in US

Epistar has diclosed it has triumphed over US-based Lowe's Home Center and China-based fellow maker Sanan Optoelectronics after its US patents concerning LED filament light bulb technology were upheld by the authorities......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 7th, 2018

ITRI develops cold chain logistics solution

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute's (ITRI) Service Systems Technology Center (SSTC) has developed a cold chain logistics solution based on sharing of cold chain logistics resources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 7th, 2018

Better Management Of Vacation Home Rentals Is The Answer For Local Communities

Rentl, the California based US prop-tech company that develops bespoke technology for managing holiday rental homes in South Lake Tahoe, .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 6th, 2018

Polarizer maker Cheng Mei swings back to profitability

Taiwan-based polarizer supplier Cheng Mei Materials Technology (formerly Chimei Materials Technology) has managed to swing back to profitability in the third quarter of 2018, ending a streak of 10 consecutive quarterly losses......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 6th, 2018

PiXORD uses fish-eye network cameras to monitor traffic

IP surveillance solution provider PiXORD has used fish-eye network cameras in combination with correction ICs and AI-based image recognition technology to monitor traffic flows in Hsinchu City, northern Taiwan, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 6th, 2018

GMT to launch tender offer for AAT

Taiwan-based Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), a supplier of analog and power management (PWM) ICs, has announced plans to launch a tender offer for fellow company Advanced Analog Technology (AAT)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 6th, 2018

Folsom-based lighting technology company launches on Kickstarter

RocketLife Inc. has introduced its product and already met its fundraising goal on the crowdfunding platform......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Goldman-backed Cogito raises another $8M, acquires startup

Boston-based Cogito Corp., an MIT-born company that puts artificial intelligence technology to work in call centers, has topped off its Series C funding round with $8 million, in part from new investors Hearst Ventures and Battery Ventures. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Retail technology startup Fetch Rewards raises $8M to fund rapid growth

Fetch Rewards, a Madison-based startup that created a smartphone app where shoppers can scan their grocery receipts to upload codes and save on future items at checkout, has raised $8 million to fund growth of the company, according to regulatory f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Samsung apparently wants to bring ‘force touch’ to its smartwatches

Samsung has been working on in-display fingerprint scanning technology for its phones for years, but if a newly published patent is any guide, the South Korea tech giant wants to bring the feature to its smartwatches too......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Disney raises the bar Iger has to clear to win bonus

Shareholder pushback against Walt Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger’s compensation has led the company to increase the targets he must meet to collect his performance bonus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Crypto Anarchists Are Building Tools to Resist the State in Eastern Europe

A new centre for "crypto-anarchy" based in Slovakia is pushing for a return to what they believe are the technology's core political tenets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 1st, 2018