Bazaarvoice Acquires FeedMagnet

Bazaarvoice, the network connecting brands and retailers to the authentic voices of consumers wherever they shop, today announced that it has acquired FeedMagnet, a privately-owned social media curation company that enables brands to collect, curate and display consumer-generated images, video and social content on their websites and other marketing properties.

SXSW 2014 Launch: sonarDesign

Today’s feature is with Jerry Bowerman, CEO of sonarDesign.

Exclusivity – Run Away or Embrace?

First, getting a request for an exclusive relationship is far more of a blessing than a curse, as long as you play your cards right.

An Unfair Advantage All Startups Have Against Big Companies

This blog post originally appeared on Gordon’s blog “Shockwave Innovations” here. It’s not innovation or company culture or a desire to win.  Those are important but successful big companies have at least some of those things too.  It’s nimbleness (aka – agility).  Startups have a “turning radius” measured in inches whereas really big companies can barely turn around in [...]

SpaceCraft and Element to Merge

SpaceCraft announced today that it has merged with one of Austin’s leading digital design and marketing firms, Element Creative.

We Are Austin Tech: Andrew Allison

Andrew Allison is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Main Street Hub, which provides great local businesses around the world with do-it-for-you products that make them stronger, at a price that works for them.  Founded in 2010, Main Street Hub serves thousands of local businesses in all fifty states and on three continents. The company moved [...]

SubtleData Brings Point-of-Sale (POS) Integration To The Cloud, Speeds App Development In The Hospitality Industry

Most of the technology glitz in the restaurant and hospitality industry will likely end up as an app on your smartphone. You’ll be able to whip out your device and pay your bill, redeem a coupon, or even help your buddy leave a tip for that last round. But having all those capabilities takes some non-glitzy stuff. [...]

Calxeda Raises Massive $55M Round

Calxeda, the company that invented the concept of using ARM®technology to slash data center power, today announced $55 million in additional funding, one of the largest semiconductor capital deals this year.

Indeed Announces Acquisition by Recruit Co. Ltd

Indeed today announced that it will be acquired by Recruit Co. Ltd, a leading provider of integrated HR and information services based in Japan. The acquisition enables Indeed, the most visited job site in the world, to continue its rapid expansion while benefiting from Recruit’s reach and resources. Indeed will be an independent operating unit of Recruit, led by Indeed’s current senior management team.

UnboundID and LexisNexis® Announce Integrated Cloud-Based Identity Authentication and Verification Services

UnboundID, a leading platform provider for identity services, today announced an agreement with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions to enable integration to cloud-based Identity authentication and verification services.