Wednesday, August 7, 2013
DermStore Acquired By Target
Los Angeles-based DermStore Beauty Group, an online skin care e-commerce site which was part of Intelligent Beauty, has been acquired by retailer Target, Target announced today. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Target, the move wil help it futher differentiate its offerings in the retail segment. Target said DermStore will become a new, wholly owned subsidiary of Target, and continue to operate under its own name. Dan Obegi, who is CEO of Dermstore, will head (More info...)

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OpenX Issues Fix For Major Security Issue
Pasadena-based OpenX is experiencing some big growth pains this week, and is facing a nasty security issue with the open source version of its software. The company's software is widely used by Internet websites and publishers to handle ad serving. According to widespread security bulletins, its free, open source distribution of its ad server was compromised with a remote code execution security issue. OpenX issued a mantory update Tuesday to fix the issue, which opened up users of the software (More info...)

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ESET Updates Android Security Software
San Diego-based security software developer ESET released an updated security product aimed at Android phones and tablets. According to ESET, it has completely rebuilt and redesigned its EST Mobile Security for Android product, improving scanning, anti-phishing, and adding a brand new user interface. ESET said the software is free, but also includes premium upgrade features. Among other features of the software is protection against phishing and malicious URLs in SMS messages, QR codes, or URLs.

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RFaxis Debuts New Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Chips
Irvine-based semiconductor developer RFaxis announced this morning that it has begun volume production on a new single chip/single-die Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo RF front end IC. The company, which develops RF chips in low cost CMOS, said its new chip is aimed at the smartphone market. The company said its new product provides more functionality at a much lower cost than existing RF ICs. RFaxis develops a line of CMOS-based RF chips, which take advantage of the cheaper manufacturing costs of CMOS ver (More info...)

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Websense Names New Sales VP
San Diego-based security software developer Websense said today that it has named a new Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales. Websense said it has appointed Shawn Pearson, formerly of RSA, to the position. Pearson was formerly Senior Director of Americas Inside Sales and Channels at RSA/EMC. Websense is a developer of web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention software.

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