Will M&A Reignite in OS Market?

On Aug. 28, I read about the acquisition of Petalogix, which offered an embedded Linux platform for FPGA, by {complink 6248|Xilinx Inc.}. It reminded me of all the embedded operating system acquisitions made by chip companies, hardware companies, and larger tool companies in the last decade. I wonder if the trend will continue and how…

High-Tech & Obamacare

The US Supreme Court's recent decision backing the Affordable Care Act will certainly affect technology businesses in many ways. Whether you support Obamacare or not, business owners and investors need to be armed with the facts about the impact of the ACA, specifically the tax affects. Specifically, ACA imposes a new 3.8 percent tax on…