3M Captures Attenti For $230 Million

Tel Aviv-based Attenti announced today its acquisition by 3M, most notably the makers of Post-Its, to the tune of $230 million in cash. Formerly Dmatek, Attenti is the world’s leading supplier of remote people-tracking technologies such as ankle bracelets, voice recognition devices and alcohol monitoring technologies. The purchase, which will benefit 3M by providing the… Continue reading 3M Captures Attenti For $230 Million

Google Invests $86 Million In Low-Income Housing

Google is partnering with U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), a division of U.S. Bank; to create an $86 million Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) fund. According to a release issued today, the funding will be used towards the construction and operation of 480 affordable rental housing units for low income families and senior citizens… Continue reading Google Invests $86 Million In Low-Income Housing

Chromium Adds Web Store Placeholder, Labs, And An Awesome Expose-Like Feature

Those of you stuck using boring old stable builds of Google’s Chrome web browser are missing out. Chromium (the open source browser that Chrome is based on) is where it’s at. Sure, it may not be as stable as Chrome, but it has some cool new things that Google is working on. For example, the… Continue reading Chromium Adds Web Store Placeholder, Labs, And An Awesome Expose-Like Feature