SXSW 2014 Launch: sonarDesign

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

SXSW 2014 Launch: iM5

Today’s feature is with Tom Klein, co-founder of iM5.

Affinegy Rides a Chariot in the Race to Make the Internet of Things a Reality

Affinegy, a global provider of connected device management and service enablement software, announced today the introduction of an embedded client, which is built to accelerate, optimize, and differentiate Cloud services for the Connected Consumer.

Famigo Furthers Growth, Now Pre-Installed on LG G Flex Phones

Famigo, a company providing safe experiences for children on mobile devices, is furthering momentum toward becoming the standard for family and child approved content. The company today announced that LG G Flex phones on the AT&T network as well as select 2015 Chevrolet automobiles will include a Famigo pre-installed application.

Canon to Acquire Molecular Imprints

Molecular Imprints Inc. (MII), the market and technology leader for nanopatterning systems and solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to sell its semiconductor imprint lithography equipment business to Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan.

Compare Metrics Partners with Leap Motion and Capital Factory to Host First Annual Hackathon for Experiential Applications

Compare Metrics, the leading provider of Adaptive Commerce navigation and discovery tools, and Leap Motion, the creator of innovative technology that enables users to interact with computers in more natural and dynamic ways, today announced the First Annual Compare Metrics + Leap Motion Hackathon, February 21-23, 2014 at Capital Factory.

Attention Tech Companies: DO NOT – I repeat – DO NOT Launch at SXSW

I’m not kidding this just happened to me: this morning, last day of SXSW Interactive 2012, I get an urgent plea from a friend helping a friend who’s “PR firm dropped the ball” b/c the client was ticked no one wrote about them yet, and they needed to call in some favors, get some coverage. This client launched at SXSW (and I’m not making this up): a Smartphone app that’s a free mobile guide for events, complete with location based mapping and social media integration. iPhone only now, but coming soon for iPad, Android.

Humm’s Restaurant Review App Goes Live

Humm, an Austin-based startup aimed at changing the way guest-centric businesses interact with customers, today officially unveiled its patent-pending technology and analytics platform.

Boxer Acquires Android Email App Enhanced Email

Boxer, the next generation mobile inbox, today announced its acquisition of leading Android email app developer, Enhanced Email.

Famigo Partners with United Way to Power Early-Childhood Learning

Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, today announced a partnership with United Way for Greater Austin around the Play To Learn initiative. Already proven successful for 200 local families, Play To Learn teaches parents how to help their children become school-ready.