tech:

taffy

AVG, Yahoo Team Up On Search

AVG_logo

[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

AVG Technologies, a provider of Internet and mobile security, has formed a new Search and Distribution relationship with Yahoo.

JR Smith (CEO, AVG Technologies): This relationship represents a shift from the company’s previous strategy of entering into exclusive search agreements in its search and advertising services business.

Under the agreement, AVG is now offering their customers more choice when it comes to search providers; and Yahoo is extending its search presence to even more users. AVG Secure Search, now also powered by Yahoo, protects users from dangerous websites and online threats, via AVG’s LinkScanner technology.

Also see:

TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.