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Technology

Internet of Things gets boost with PTC acquisition of ThingWorx

In February 2011—long before the term “Internet of Things” became a hot business buzzword—Safeguard Scientifics saw potential in ThingWorx, the first application platform that lets designers build and run Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications. Since 2011, Safeguard has deployed $10 million in ThingWorx, which was founded in 2009 and based in Exton, Pa. Safeguard’s ability to spot…

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Investor Day

Safeguard Scientifics Announces Details for 7th Annual Investor Day

SAVE THE DATE! Safeguard Scientifics will be hosting its 7th Annual Investor Day at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT. Investor Day 2013 will offer the investor community an opportunity to hear from executives from Safeguard’s partner companiesabout growth opportunities and value creation strategies. Partner companies that are currently scheduled to present include,…

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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: Congress Returns to Work to Face the Fiscal Cliff

Congress heads back to Washington this week after its Thanksgiving recess, with just five weeks remaining to reach a compromise and resolve the “fiscal cliff.” If Congress fails to act, the resulting tax increases and spending cuts could trigger another recession, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Though few think Congress would let this happen, many are waiting for the…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: Facebook’s Social Jobs App and XBRL Webinars

Facebook is introducing a new social jobs app, expanding its mission to connect people by joining job seekers with employers and recruiters. The service will feature more than 1.7 million jobs and is a move that Bloomberg characterized as a challenge to LinkedIn. Also in tech news, XBRL US is hosting a series of webinars designed to further educate XBRL…

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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: SAPPHIRE NOW Takes the Stage in Madrid

On November 13-15, SAP will hold its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid, focusing on the latest developments in analytics, database and technology, mobility, and cloud solutions. ThingWorx will be in attendance. If you’re interested in catching the keynotes or other sessions but can’t make it to Spain, SAP will broadcast the conference on its website. While the number of conferences is…

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