Artist Griffon Ramsey carefully and skillfully carved a wooden sculpture of the lovable Groot from "Guardians of the Galaxy" out of Eastern Red Cedar. Sadly, this Groot doesn't dance.
The Sony Ericsson Cedar is a new branch on the GreenHeart tree, combining business features with hippy thinking
The latest wood-grass trend is already being bucked.
SecurityCoverage, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, company, dares to compete with security giants Symantec and McAfee for the home desktop market.
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BigBand Networks announced Monday that it has raised $27 million in its third round of funding, which brings the total funding for the maker of cable TV routers to $57 million. New investors included round leader Charles River Ventures, Lauder Partners and CommVest. Previous investors Redpoint Ventures, Pilot House Ventures, Cedar Fund and Evergreen Investments participated in the latest round. BigBand will use the financing to expand sales, marketing and development of its gear. The Fremont, Calif.-based company's customers include Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Rogers Cable and Blue Ridge Communications. BigBand's products help cable companies provide subscribers with digital video broadcasts, HDTV (high-definition television), video-on-demand and interactive television services.
Wireless data provider Telephia announced Monday the appointment of Michael Mullagh as chief executive. Mullagh was previously president and CEO of Whisper Communications, and before that was president of Canadian service provider Rogers AT&T Wireless. Tom Frangione, cofounder and current CEO of Telephia, will lead the company's strategic and organizational development. San Francisco-based Telephia is a privately held company whose investors include AEA Investors, Oak Hill Venture Partners, The Megunticook Fund and Cedar Grove Investments.
MessageVine has raised a $6 million first round of funding. Investors include T-Venture, Cedar Fund, CSK Venture Capital and Technorov Holdings. New York-based MessageVine develops instant messaging servers for wireless carriers, ISPs and telecommunications companies, which allows them to offer an instant messaging service under their own brand.
Semiconductor company Tiaris announced on Monday it received a $9.5 million first round of funding. Kodiak Venture Partners and Giza Venture Capital led the round. Cedar Fund also participated in the funding. Concord, Mass.-based Tiaris designs and markets chips to transmit video, data and voice over home networks. See complete list.
Microsoft has released the final beta of SNA Server 4.0, an add-on to Windows NT Server that allows the operating system to communicate with IBM mainframe environments. Included in the beta is a technology code-named Cedar that offers transaction integration between the two systems, and another dubbed Thor that allows databases to connect to each other. SNA Server is also sold as part of the BackOffice suite of applications.