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Hawaii Technology Company Adama Materials, Inc. Gets $4.7 Million Venture Investment

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“HONOLULU, HI–(Marketwire – September 29, 2010) – Adama Materials, Inc., a developer of nanotechnology-based advanced materials, announced today that it has completed a $4.75 million Series A equity financing led by Artiman Ventures, along with Startup Capital Ventures, the company’s founders and a group of Hawaii-based angel investors including Cellular Bioengineering Inc.”

Skype covers consumer, enterprise partner bases

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“Skype is on a partnership tear as it has inked a broad partnership with Avaya on the business side and reportedly has an integration deal with Facebook in the works.” “BoomTown’s Kara Swisher reports that Skype is eyeing an integration deal with Facebook. In a nutshell, the Facebook-Skype deal will integrate messaging, voice chat and […]

Egypt targets $10 billion in outsourcing exports

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“CAIRO — Egypt hopes to see a tenfold increase in exports from its growing outsourcing industry by 2020 and will boost its focus on information technology entrepreneurship and co-ownership of intellectual property, the country’s information technology minister said Wednesday.” “The new emphasis outlined by Tarek Kamel at an investment conference in Cairo offered a window […]

DOE Plays Matchmaker for ‘Green’ Technologies Ready for Commercialization

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“If you’re an investor, entrepreneur or any business looking for innovative energy-efficiency and renewable energy technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is now hosting a Technology Commercialization Portal that houses more than 200 marketing summaries for new technologies available for licensing.” “The online resource tool identifies opportunities to invest in work being conducted by […]

Patent Office Set to Lose $70 Million Unless Congress Acts

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“Some $70 million in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office fees will shift to the U.S. government’s coffers unless Congress moves to let the agency keep the money by the fiscal year’s end on Thursday.” “PTO fee collections are expected to top the agency’s $2.016 billion fiscal 2010 authorized spending limit by that amount, according to […]

Endo grabs generics maker Qualitest for $1.2B

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“Big Pharma companies aren’t the only drugmakers diversifying these days. Like its behemoth brethren, Endo Pharmaceuticals is snapping up a privately held generics company–Qualitest Pharmaceuticals–for about $1.2 billion in cash. The deal will broaden Endo’s reach in treatments for pain, but with off-patent drugs rather than branded ones.”

U.S. Bank ordered to pay $53 million in check imaging lawsuit

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“A federal judge has ordered U.S. Bancorp to pay $53.2 million for infringing a patent held by Plano, Texas-based DataTreasury Corp.” “Eastern Texas’ U.S. District Judge David Folsom on Monday ordered a $26.6 million judgment entered by a jury doubled, ruling that enhanced damages would “more effectively punish the willful infringement.”

Bluewater Bio agrees terms for acquisition of Water Innovate

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“Water Innovate is a technology transfer spin-out from the Cranfield University School of Water Sciences. Through the acquisition, Bluewater Bio will gain immediate access to Water Innovate’s current range of products, already in successful demonstration trials with major global utilities including Severn Trent Plc in the UK. The acquisition includes a five year rolling agreement […]

U.S. Reps. Tammy Baldwin and James Sensenbrenner earned national honors for University technology transfer group

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“University technology transfer group recognizes Congressional leaders for supporting patent system that encourages job creation, stronger economy” “Newswise — U.S. Reps. Tammy Baldwin and James Sensenbrenner earned national honors Monday in Jefferson, Wis., for their efforts to advance business innovation, university technology transfer and a strong patent system.”

New Copyright Tribunal Chairman Appointed

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“Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Wilcox has welcomed the appointment of Colin Birss QC as Chairman of the Copyright Tribunal.’ “The Lord Chancellor Ken Clarke made the appointment, which takes effect from 5 October 2010. Mr Birss had been Deputy Chairman of the Copyright Tribunal since 2009.”

Startech Announces $9 Million in ETF Investment in Three New San Antonio Companies

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“SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Startech and the South Texas Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (STRCIC) today announced investments exceeding $9 million in three spin-out companies from InCube Labs partially funded by the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). Gov. Rick Perry, Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff, City of San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley, and other San […]

CSG Systems to Purchase Intec Telecom for about $372 million.

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“Two key companies that have long delivered billing and business support solutions to service providers are combining operations. CSG Systems has announced its intention to buy IntecTelecom for about $372 million. The combined entity will be the second largest business systems solution provider in the world, according to CSG.”

Phybridge Inks Deal with ShoreTel Platform

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“Phybridge Inc., a provider of risk-free IP phone deployment infrastructure, has signed a partnership deal with ShoreTel Inc., a provider of simple IP phone systems with fully integrated unified communications, to integrate the Phybridge UniPhyer solution with ShoreTel’s UC solution.”

Praxair wins $35m DOE grant for ceramic membrane development

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“Praxair, Inc. has won $35m from the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate the development of oxygen transport membrane (OTM) systems.”

Hercules Technology Growth Capital Announces Significant Milestones in Life Sciences Portfolio

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PALO ALTO, Calif., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –~ Three biotech investments named among top 15 most promising for 2010 ~ “Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. The leading provider of customized, innovative debt and debt-with-equity financing to high growth technology, clean technology, and life science companies at all stages of development, today reported that […]

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