Friday, April 17, 2015 Last update: 6:03 PM - Covering Large & Obscure Tech Companies Since 1996

  • Posted at 3:34 PM
    In Patent # 8,673,619, outlines the renewable energy process which transforms CO2 to carbon and oxygen and purifies water. Using this process, the carbon becomes biomass in the metabolism of a cyanobacteria like Spirulina in the presence of light ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Healthcare reform and broad-based market evolution have accelerated the creation of many new forms of provider networks, such as Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The rapid evolution of these networks challenges biopharma and medical device companies to adapt their access, pricing and service delivery systems to reflect the rising influence of these networks. To help the pharma sector adapt to meet this need, Best Practices, LLC conducted a customized research project to assess the relative impact of ... read more
  • Posted at 3:15 PM
    Regulatory leaders in the pharmaceutical industry continue to watch closely the newly released bipartisan discussion draft called "21(st) Century Cures." This 393-page draft document is planned to be taken up by Congress soon and if enacted into law, it could alter how pharmaceutical and medical device products are developed and marketed in the United States. For that reason, many companies have begun to consider how the proposed changes could impact their corporate strategies and the competitive landscape in the future. Research and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Explorys, a portfolio company of venture capital firm Heritage Group, has been acquired by IBM (NYSE:IBM) in an agreement signed April 13. In May 2012, big data company Explorys received a significant investment ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) (“Xplore” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of award-winning rugged tablet PCs, announced today the closing of its previously disclosed acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Motion Computing, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Motion”). ... read more
  • Posted at 7:43 AM
    Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) (“Xplore” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of award-winning rugged tablet PCs, announced today that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Motion Computing, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Motion”). Motion, another Austin, TX-based leader in the rugged tablet ... read more
  • Posted at 5:34 PM
    If you hear the skies over Tampa rumbling like never before, it won't be coming from MacDill Air Force Base! Next Wednesday morning around 8:00 am, the folks at SUN 'n FUN Fly-In & Expo have orchestrated a historic salute to kick-off the My MacDill Community Pride Campaign launched earlier today by The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA). Photo - John Leenhouts, President & CEO of SUN 'n FUN said, "Flying in formation on Wednesday, April 22 is the Texas ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Boeing (NYSE: BA), elected and community leaders joined together today to celebrate the permanent display of one of the original 787-8 Dreamliner flight test airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum. "Boeing has a strong presence in Arizona and is proud to share this important achievement in aviation history with the community, our employees and visitors," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. "The Pima Air & Space Museum is a world-class facility and has been a great ... read more
  • Military Leaders to Discuss Cyber Mission Space --- FAIRFAX, Va., April 17, 2015
    Posted at 1:19 PM
    The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency's new operational role in the cyber domain creates a formal relationship between DISA, the U.S. Cyber Command and the command's military service components. As the network defender, DISA's goal is to improve security, but success depends on dozens of organizations adopting technical solutions and enterprise management approaches that improve efficiency, security and reliability. Linked by a commitment to lead the charge and make substantial progress in cybersecurity, DISA leaders will be among the ... read more