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TransUnion and ImageWare Systems Join Forces in Pursuit of Biometric Security

TransUnion and ImageWare Systems have struck a deal to combine their technological forces in pursuit of a biometric authentication system to protect against fraud. The bulk of TransUnion’s business is the management of credit and financial information, and as commerce continues to shift into the mobile and digital world, their interest in securing their ID Manager platform is obvious. ImageWare, meanwhile, is ... Read More »

Encompass in Deal with SAI Global

Encompass and SAI Global have announced a deal granting SAI Global exclusive, perpetual rights for the visual information management solution Encompass in Australia. The agreement, which was announced at SAI Global’s Annual General Meeting in Sydney today, was described as a strategic win for the ASX listed company.  SAI Global will gain a significant competitive advantage by securing these rights.  ... Read More »

Google to Acquire Skybox Imaging for US$ 500 Million

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash, subject to adjustments. Skybox’s satellites will help keep Google Maps accurate with up-to-date imagery. Over time, we also hope that Skybox’s team and technology will be able to help improve Internet access and disaster relief — areas Google has ... Read More »

Google Said to Hold Acquisition Talks with Skybox Imaging

According to Bloomberg Google is in talks to buy Skybox Imaging Inc., a provider of high-definition imagery.  Negotiations are early and a deal may not take place.  TechCrunch reported that the price could be in the $1 billion range, citing a source familiar with the matter. It’s also not clear how Google would use Skybox, which provides detailed photos and ... Read More »