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LawPath raises $1.3 million; Cisco to acquire Lancope for $452.5 million; Alteryx raises $85 million

- October 30, 2015 4 MIN READ

Another big week has seen Cisco announce its intents to acquire Lancope for $452.5 million, and IBM announce that it will be acquiring The Weather Company’s tech and product business. Advanced analytics startup Alteryx has raised $85 million, while payment services startup Marqeta has raised $25 million in a Series C round. Closer to home, LawPath raised $1.3 million, while Australian-founded startup Apptuto raised $500,000 in angel funding.

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[Not So] Happy Privacy Awareness Week

- May 2, 2013 2 MIN READ

It is almost impossible to find a date in the calendar that has not been chosen to be a remembrance or observation day of some description. Later this month we have International Sword Swallowers Awareness Day, while November 4 sees in National Chicken Lady Day (proclaimed by President Bush) and just two days later, National Men Make Dinner Day. Well this week is Privacy Awareness Week and the Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has take the opportunity to send very stern warnings to businesses that do not change their privacy practices to comply with the new privacy laws which take effect from April next year.