• Power-One Opens First U.S. Factory To Make Inverters, Turn Renewables To Grid Ready Electricity

    Power-One, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWER) — a large manufacturer of power inverters for the renewable energy industry and provider of software to manage power harvesting and distribution — opened its first North American manufacturing facility in Phoenix today, where they plan to employ 350 people full-time. According to a company press statement, the facility will primarily produce… Read More

  • Private Investment Firm Buys Phoenix Technologies For $139 Million

    Marlin Equity Partners, a Los Angeles-based private investment firm with over $1 billion of capital under management, has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of core systems software company Phoenix Technologies common stock for $3.85 per share in cash, or approximately $139 million in total consideration. The purchase price represents a premium of approximately 27% over… Read More

  • HP to buy HyperSpace and HyperCore assets from Phoenix

    Phoenix technologies, makers of computer BIOS, have a number of other assets that I never knew about: something called HyperSpace, which is a minimalist instant-on Linux OS for notebooks, and something called “HyperCore” – a complimentary hypervisor for HyperSpace that allows it to run some Windows services. Both of those products will now be owned by HP, according to Infoworld. Read More

  • HP Pays $12 Million For Phoenix' Virtualization Technology Assets

    Phoenix Technologies today announced that Hewlett-Packard has agreed to purchase the assets related to its HyperSpace, HyperCore and Phoenix Flip instant-on and client virtualization products. The consideration for the transaction is $12 million in cash and the closing is expected to occur this month. Read More

  • Live coverage of Phoenix Mars Lander at 6:00 PM EST

    NASA’s latest Mars explorer, Phoenix, is set to land on the Red Planet tonight at just before 8:00 PM Eastern. There will be live coverage on the NASA TV web site starting at 6:00 PM Eastern. Phoenix is being sent to Mars’ north pole to search for what appears to be subsurface liquid water. According to the mission overview, the four main goals are; — Determine whether Life… Read More

  • Com One Phoenix WiFi/IP Radio Review

    The methods by which we receive audio content just keep on expanding. In fact, there are so many ways to get free music and Podcasts it’s hard to keep up. And, if you think about it, it’s a wonder that any service that charges for content will be able to keep its head above water. One of the free categories bubbling up is internet radio which gives you incredible flexibility and… Read More

  • Ezra Chatterton Gets A Phoenix

    Last week, we discussed Ezra Chatterton and his World of Warcraft wishes. The boy got all he could ever ask for and the dudes in Blizzard really hooked him up with some cool gear. Now Blzzard is going one step further and is giving Ezra his very own Phoenix flying mount. Yeah, this kid went and got a friggin’ phoenix to fly around on without having to run some instance 600 times. So… Read More