Captus Networks announced on Wednesday it received a $16.1 million second round from St. Paul Venture Capital and GMS Capital Partners, which co-lead the round. Other investors included Celerity Partners and individual investors. The Woodland, Calif.-based company designs and markets network security devices to guard against denial of service attacks and distributed denial of service attacks. With its latest round, the company has raised a total of $19.6 million. See complete list.
The Sony NEX-6 shares photos online and downloads apps, on top of shooting 16.1-megapixel pictures and 1080p video.
Hewlett-Packard will shell out $16.1 billion for chips in 2005, but Dell's wallet is wide open, too.
The company introduces a new Vaio GRX that sports a 16.1-inch display. The system's flat-panel display offers about the same viewing area as a 17-inch CRT monitor.
Seeking a return to pro forma profitability, software maker Peregrine Systems is seeking a buyer for its $120 million supply-chain enablement business unit, the company said last week. The unit, which provides software and services for electronic exchange of business data among companies and their business partners, includes assets the company gained in its acquisitions of Harbinger, an Electronic Data Interchange company, and e-commerce software company Extricity. By selling off the unit, Peregrine will be better able to regain its financial footing by focusing on its core business of selling applications that automate the maintenance of capital assets, according to the company. The company reported a pro forma net loss of $16.1 million in the third quarter ended Dec. 31, compared to a pro forma net income of $22.6 million in the same quarter a year earlier. Including acquisition costs and other charges, the company reported a net loss of $88.3 million on revenues of $175.2 million. The company also recently acquired Remedy and a unit of IBM's Tivoli division.
PowerMarket said Monday it received an additional $3.6 million toward its second round of funding from RSA Ventures and other investors. The latest investment brings its second round to $16.1 million and closes the round. Belmont, Calif.-based PowerMarket has raised a total of $26.2 million. PowerMarket's supply-chain software is designed to analyze information from a company and its suppliers and customers when they transact business. See complete list.
The handheld maker will buy Bluelark Systems for roughly $16.1 million in stock as it looks to improve its wireless Internet access.
Diebold announced that it has completed its purchase of IBM's 30 percent minority interest in InterBold for $16.1 million. InterBold is the joint venture between Diebold and IBM that was formed to provide self-service products for the financial industry and others. Diebold, a provider of card-based transaction systems, security, and service solutions, financed the purchase with its cash reserves.