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  • LeapFrog jumps to be acquired by VTech for $72 million
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:50:33 GMT
    LeapFrog Enterprises, the maker of well-known electronic educational toys for children, said Friday it has agreed to be acquired by rival VTech Holdings, of Hong Kong, for $72 million. The deal brings together two of the biggest names in the market for tablets and other electronic toys designed primarily for pre-school and early elementary school-aged children....
  • Nexera Holding hits $100 million funding mark in first six months
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:12:48 GMT
    Nexera Holding, a startup based in Emeryville, California, launched in mid-2015 with the intent to streamline the mortgage lending process using a Web portal and open communication. Next up for Nexera is developing a way to pull a consumer's tax return and bank statements without the consumer having to sign a release and a portal to track buyers' applications....
  • Emeryville: driver crashes into fire hydrant
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:45:44 GMT
    A fire hydrant transformed into a geyser after a driver crashed into it, according to a dispatcher with the Alameda County Fire Department. The incident happened about 4 p.m. in the 3900 block of Emery Street....
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  • LeapFrog jumps to be acquired by VTech for $72 million
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:50:33 GMT
    LeapFrog Enterprises, the maker of well-known electronic educational toys for children, said Friday it has agreed to be acquired by rival VTech Holdings, of Hong Kong, for $72 million. The deal brings together two of the biggest names in the market for tablets and other electronic toys designed primarily for pre-school and early elementary school-aged children....
  • VTech to Acquire US based LeapFrog Enterprises
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:52:00 GMT
    VTech Holdings Limited ,a global leader in electronic learning products and cordless telephones, and LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. , a leading developer of educational entertainment for children, today announced that the two companies have entered into a merger agreement whereby VTech will acquire LeapFrog. VTech plans to acquire 100% of the outstanding common stock of LeapFrog through an all cash tender offer followed by a second-step merger....
  • Trek Bicycle President Receives 2015 NICA Legacy Award
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT
    Trek Bicycle Corporation President John Burke praised the National Interscholastic Cycling Association for "changing the world" during an acceptance speech at its annual awards banquet Jan. 30. Burke accepted the 2015 NICA Legacy Award at an awards banquet held at Clif Bar & Company's headquarters in Emeryville, CA. "When I was in high school, the class I learned the most from was the basketball team," Burke said....
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  • PeopleForBikes Adds Marketing and Research Talent
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT
    PeopleForBikes has added two experienced and respected senior staffers to its Colorado headquarters team. Wendy Mayo, former digital team lead at Clif Bar & Company is PFB's new Director of Marketing & Communications and Dr. Jennifer Boldry, founder of the Breakaway Research Group, has been named PFB's first full-time Director of Research....
  • Trek Bicycle President Receives 2015 NICA Legacy Award
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT
    Trek Bicycle Corporation President John Burke praised the National Interscholastic Cycling Association for "changing the world" during an acceptance speech at its annual awards banquet Jan. 30. Burke accepted the 2015 NICA Legacy Award at an awards banquet held at Clif Bar & Company's headquarters in Emeryville, CA. "When I was in high school, the class I learned the most from was the basketball team," Burke said....

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