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    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Cisco Buys Cognitive Security
    San Jose-based Cisco said Tuesday that it has acquired Czech network security firm Cognitive Security. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Cisco said that the buy will boost its network security platform. Cognitive Security was based in Prague, and developed network security tools which uses artificial intelligence techniques to detect advanced cyber threats. Cisco said Cognitive Security becomes part of its Security Technology Group.

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    Tomfoolery Snags $1.7M For Mobile Software
    San Francisco-based Tomfoolery, a startup developing mobile software for the enterprise, said today that it has raised $1.7M in a seed funding round. The startup--which say sit is developing "consumer-quality, mobile focused software for work" said the funding came from Morado Ventures and Sam Pullara, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, More)(Full story)


    Solta Medical Buys Sound Surgical Technologies
    Hayward-based Solta Medical, which develops medical aesthetics products, has acquired SOund Surgical Technologies, in a deal worth $25.5M in stock, $5.0M in cash, plus up to $9.5M in earnout. Sound Surgical Technologies develops surgical and non-invasive body shaping products, including ultrasound-based liposuction products. Solta Medical said that Sound Durgical had unauditied revenue for the year ending December 31st to approximately $23M.

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    Ringadoc Gets $1.2M To Handle Patient Calls For Doctors
    San Francisco-based Ringadoc said Tuesday that it has raised $1.2M in a seed funding round, led by Founders Fund's FF Angel. Ringadoc is developing a service to help doctors manage patient calls with their smartphone, letting doctors respond to patients as needed, and avoiding issues trying to coordinate with existing telephone answering services. The firm was founded by Jordan Michaels, who says the firm is looking to provide better service than the (More info...)

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