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Tech firm eyes market for large group travel

John Galbraith heads a new online group travel business called Tripsi. The London business aims to help teachers having to plan school trips with large groups of students by acting as a broker sifting through tour operators. (MORRIS LAMONT/THE LONDON FREE PRESS) A London tech company launched this week is tapping into the market for school trips and other group ... Read More »

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless ... Read More »

US financial technology firm Redline to create 20 new jobs in Belfast

Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI, pictured with Rob McCollum, Redline Trading Solutions. The company has chosen Belfast as the location for a new global support centre creating up to 20 jobs AN AMERICAN financial technology company has chosen Belfast as the location for a new global support centre, set to create up to 20 jobs. Redline Trading Solutions, a niche global ... Read More »

Keywords Change for AdWords, GoDaddy Acquires Email Marketing Firm

There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Online Marketing No More Phrase and Exact ... Read More »

IBM to Buy Bengaluru-Based Cloud Recovery Firm Sanovi Technologies

In a bid to expand disaster recovery services, software giant IBM on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based Sanovi Technologies. Sanovi Technologies provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centres and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and ... Read More »

Cyber-Security Firm FireEye Announces Layoffs

Cyber security firm FireEye Inc said on Thursday it planned to lay off 300 to 400 of its 3,400 workers as it announced quarterly sales below its own forecast, due to a slowdown in demand for its services helping businesses respond to hacking attacks. FireEye’s shares were down 16.2 percent at $14.02 in extended trading. The Milpitas, California-based company also ... Read More »

Twitter Buys Artificial Intelligence Firm Magic Pony

HIGHLIGHTS Magic Pony’s group may be becoming a member of Twitter Cortex. Magic Pony includes scientists with expertise in machine gaining knowledge of. Terms of the deal have been not disclosed. Twitter said Monday it became obtaining British-based Artificial intelligence startup Magic Pony to strengthen its capability for analysis of visible content material. Magic Pony’s technology, primarily based on studies ... Read More »