Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Last update: 11:33 AM - Covering Large & Obscure Tech Companies Since 1996

  • Posted at 10:37 AM
    The 2nd Annual Banking Disruption Conference Fintech Americas, a 1.5 day technology conference for bankers that bridges the divide between banks and disruptive Startups by promoting the education, engagement and cooperation of all participants in the ecosystem while encouraging banks to “think and act” more innovatively ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, today announced that Karen McLoughlin, Chief Financial Officer, and Rajeev Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, IT Services, will present at the following investor conference: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Technology Conference -- Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 -- Time: 12:15 PM ET Live audio webcast of this presentation will ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    DENSO International America, Inc. has entered into an investment agreement with Peloton Technology, a developer of platooning systems that advance safety and fuel savings for large truck transportation fleets. DENSO and Intel Capital co-led the $16 million oversubscribed Series A investment round, which will help accelerate Peloton's development and deployment of platooning technology. The technology aims to increase fuel economy and improve safety for the global trucking industry. The deal was finalized late last month. Platooning technology uses vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure ... read more
  • Posted at 9:42 AM
    Hospitalists Now, Inc. (HNI), a nationally recognized hospital-based practice management company, announced today that it has merged the assets and operations of Rancho Mirage, California based Cambridge Hospitalists into HNI. Founded by Srinivas (Sinu) Vuthoori, M.D., Cambridge Hospitalists contracts with leading managed care organizations ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    Lystable, the UK start-up transforming how companies connect with freelancers, businesses and services, announced today that it has secured $1.5 million in funding led by Valar Ventures, the US-based venture fund backed by Peter Thiel. This investment makes Lystable only Valar’s second ever investment in London, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:59 AM
    Virgin Pulse, the habits focused well-being company, today announced additional funding of $92 million. This latest round of investment will be used to further accelerate the company’s impressive growth and customer success. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    TEMECULA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/15 -- Airbus DS Communications, an entity of Airbus Defence and Space, has reached a record sales pace with its VESTA® 9-1-1 system. Since the product's launch in December 2012, it has shipped to over 6,000 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) positions in the U.S. and over 60 positions on U.S. Department of Defense bases around the world. "We are rapidly adding new customers and replacing existing systems with our next generation VESTA® solution," said ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Ascent Aerospace announced today that its Ascent Integration European operation has been awarded a contract by Airbus to retrofit the Airbus Broughton (Wales) A330 wing assembly lines to the new A330neo configuration. Under this contract, Ascent Integration will have overall project management responsibility for the design, integration, build and installation of the equipment and tooling to assemble the new A330neo wing. They will be supported internally by Ascent Engineering (Seattle) and Global Tooling Systems (Michigan), as well ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Air Force that its plans to upgrade key weapons management software for the B-2 stealth bomber are on track and ready to proceed to the next level of development. The company successfully completed the critical design review (CDR) of the service's Flexible Strike Phase 1 program on Feb 3. Air Force approval of the CDR authorizes Northrop Grumman to begin development and integration of the new software ... read more
  • Posted at 10:22 AM
    Acelity L.P. Inc., a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, today announced the addition of Kevin J. Buehler and Alexandre Décary to its Board of Directors, effective May 20, 2015. Kevin and Alexandre bring tremendous business acumen and unique expertise that will strengthen Acelity’s presence ... read more
  • Posted at 9:04 AM
    Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Andres Liivak, a life sciences lawyer focused on health technology transactions, has joined its New York office as a partner. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: Andres Liivak, a life sciences transactions lawyer, has joined Norton ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Kareo, the leading provider of cloud-based medical office software for independent medical practices, today announced that Pam Perry has joined as the company’s first Chief People Officer. Perry is a strategic hire for Kareo, showcasing the company’s commitment to building and ... read more