tech:

taffy

Quixey Appoints Sudhir Mohan EVP Engineering

Quixey, a search engine for apps, has appointed Sudhir Mohan as executive vice president of Engineering.

Formerly, Mr. Mohan spent four years at eBay, where he was head of technology for the eBay Commerce Network and head of e-commerce platform engineering. Prior to eBay, Mr. Mohan spent five years at Yahoo as a technology executive leading vertical search.  

Mr. Mohan will be responsible for leading Quixey’s engineering and science team, and guiding the company’s technology innovation and development.

In the past year, Quixey also hired former Google executive Richard Gregory as EVP of Revenue and former Zynga executive Guru Gowrappan as EVP of Products.  

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.