OutStart, a social business software and learning systems developer based in Boston, Massachusetts, has merged with Warrenton, VA-based Hot Lava Software, in a deal that will roll Hot Lava’s mobile learning application product line under the OutStart name. Hot Lava Software CEO, Bob Sanregret, will serve as Vice President of the OutStart Hot Lava division.
Today marks the last day that AOL will have a corporate connection to Time Warner. The two companies officially separate on December 10 and a “new” AOL will emerge on the New York Stock Exchange listed as a separate company. Over the last several weeks, AOL has been aggressively moving to put the merger with
BroadSoft, a Gaithersburg-based company that specializes in VoIP applications to the telecommunications industry, has announced that XO Communications will harness its trunking capabilities to provide a more centralized and cost-effective VoIP offering to large-scale businesses. The enterprise trunking feature in the BroadWorks VoIP application platform coupled with XO Communication’s SIP Communications Solution will enable larger
5AM Solutions, a company that develops innovative software solutions for academic, government, commercial, and non-profit life sciences organizations, announced the launch of the Family Helix Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people use family history to improve human health. The Family Helix Community is designed to provide an interactive forum for researchers, epidemiologists and
In a region more known for being the seat of the federal government and home to the Redskins, many companies are striving to be more innovative in developing technologies, solutions and best-practices that are environmentally sound, and conserve energy and resources. The resulting emergence of companies increasingly focused on green IT and technology is starting
The growth of online classifieds has continued, even though online spending has diminished with the recession and bad press has plagued some online classified sites, like Craigslist. I had a chance to interview Greg Collier, CEO of Geebo, about how his company has fared over the last several months, his view of the industry and
It seems as if a lot more people are talking about Twitter, its lack of a business model and how the service can be monetized. One idea is to charge users a small fee. I’ve heard various proposals around this, including – a charge up to your first 1,000 followers or a charge after you
I posted a blog on Wednesday previewing the HD Radio Electronic Program Guide that took place that afternoon. The technology that is emerging from this project is going to make radio more durable in the long run. As a listener I like the prospect of being able to view program listings to see what is