Micro Focus to buy The Attachmate Group in all-share deal

[Sep 15, 2014] LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – British mainframe computer specialist Micro Focus International is to buy privately-owned U.S. rival The Attachmate Group Inc in an all-share deal valuing the firms' combined capital and debt at $2.35 billion

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Deutsche Telekom says finds no evidence of NSA, GCHQ surveillance

[Sep 14, 2014] BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom said it had found no indication that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain's GCHQ had obtained access to its computer network, but said it was investigating the matter following a report in Sunday's Der Spiegel magazine.

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Google, Microsoft, eBay workers bankroll Climate Change Skeptics

[Sep 10, 2014] Individuals associated with Google donated just shy of $700,000 to those members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives [who publicly deny climate change]. Other tech firms named in the report include Microsoft Corp., whose employees have doled out just over $1 million to climate change skeptics, and $252,300 chipped in by those affiliated with eBay.

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Preventice & eCardio Diagnostics Announce Strategic Combination in Cardiac Monitoring Market

[Sep 09, 2014] Preventice, developer of the PatientCare™ Platform and the BodyGuardian® Remote Monitoring Sensor and an innovator in software solutions for remote patient care, and eCardio Diagnostics® LLC, a leading provider of remote cardiac monitoring products and services, announced today a strategic combination of Preventice and eCardio to drive innovation and growth in remote monitoring systems and mobile health applications.

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Salesforce CEO discusses new wearables, Internet of Things startup fund

[Sep 09, 2014] San Francisco – Now a regular fixture at TechCrunch Disrupt annually, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff sat down with Michael Arrington on Tuesday morning for a wide-ranging fireside chat, starting by swapping jokes over the simultaneous iPhone 6 and Apple Watch announcements.

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Aerie Pharma Gets $125M in Financing

[Sep 09, 2014] Vicente Anido, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Aerie, said, "We believe this level of financing at favorable terms will be significantly beneficial to Aerie. We now have adequate financial resources to complete all of our known clinical requirements for Rhopressa and Roclatan, and to commercialize Rhopressa later in 2017 if our trials are successful."

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BLiNQ Networks scores $15.1M in Series B Funds

[Sep 09, 2014] Blinq Networks announced today that it has successfully raised $15.1 million in Series B funding led by the Win Fund, new investor Kensington Global Private Equity Fund, BDC Capital, New Venture Partners and Summerhill Venture Partners also participated in the round. Blinq Networks has now received total financing over $32.5 million (USD). The money raised will be used to continue product innovation, scale operations and accelerate global sales growth.

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