Cisco sells part of its NDS video assets, acquired for $5B, to Permira to build a new business

In 2012, Cisco made one of its biggest-ever acquisitions — and a major step into the Israeli tech world — when it acquired video and security specialist NDS for $5…

Tech News Today 418: The Facts About SOPA And PIPA

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell What SOPA and PIPA really mean, whether they solve any problems, why Jerry Yang really left Yahoo, and more. Guests:Ryan Block……

Cambridge Uni graphene spin-out Paragraf gets $3.9M

Paragraf, a Cambridge University graphene spin-out, has closed a £2.9M (~$3.9M) seed round. The funding is led by the university’s commercialization arm, Cambridge Enterprise, with Parkwalk Advisors, Amadeus Capital Partners,…

ZeroCater raises $12M to rule the fridges and pantries of an office

ZeroCater may have made its name in bringing restaurant food to offices for lunch (or other meals), but it has now raised a new fresh round of funding for the…

Tech News Today 149: Putin On The Linux

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Darren Kitchen and Jason Howell Why Facebook is worth $50 billion, Windows Phone 7 data bug?, Expedia kicks American Airlines to the fare search curb, and…

CoinMarketCap releases its first mobile app for tracking cryptocurrency prices

CoinMarketCap seemed to appear out of nowhere last year during the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, establishing itself as the de facto source for tracking the rise and fall of…

Apple says it will return $100B to investors with a massive new program after a strong Q2

Apple ended up with a pretty decent report for its second quarter, beating analyst expectations on most of its metrics — but it is making a huge move in terms…

Hustle rallies $30M for grassroots texting tool Republicans can’t use

Hustle 20X’d its annual revenue run rate in 15 months by denying clients that contradict its political views. It’s a curious, controversial, yet successful strategy for the startup whose app…

Smart dresser helps dementia sufferers put their clothes on right

It goes without saying that getting dressed is one of the most critical steps in our daily routine. But long practice has made it second nature, and people suffering from…

Tech News Today 1530: Living Algorithmically

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guest: Brian Christian Tonight we discuss Peter Kafka’s article on Re/Code about how apps are over. Nobody told Apple that, because today SVP of…

ScienceLogic release gives IT view across entire stack

It’s tough being part of IT Ops these days. Your company could be operating across public and private clouds, and in many cases, an internal datacenter too. Meanwhile your developers…

Regulus Cyber launches with a technology to secure autonomous vehicles

Over the next 20 years the autonomous vehicle market is expected to grow into a $700 billion industry as robots take over nearly every aspect of mobility. One of the…