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WetCanvas! Acquired

I just learned today that two of the companies I founded back in 1998 (and sold in 2004) were just acquired by F&W Publications, one of the largest private publishing and media houses in the country (with a niche focus in the fine art industry). It brought a smile to my face. :) Back when …

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FATS Acquired for $144M

Wow.  Mercury must be in some strange alignment with Jupiter and the capital markets. FATS (Firearms Training Systems), another storied Atlanta success was just gobbled up by a European buyer.  Scientific-Atlanta, JBoss, ISS, Moxie Interactive, at least a dozen other smaller deals, and now FATS. — Atlanta — Firearms Training Systems, a provider of technology …

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IBM Buys ISS

Hot off the wire. ISS now joins Scientific Atlanta, Moxie Interactive, and a host of other Atlanta companies that have been gobbled up this year: — Atlanta — Information technology giant IBM has agreed to acquire Internet Security Systems (ISS), an Atlanta-based provider of information security technology, for $1.3 billion in cash. ISS software, appliances …

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Congrats, Kris Zagoria

Hot off the wire: — Publicis Groupe’s Zenith Media, a division of ZenithOptimedia, will buy six-year-old Atlanta-based interactive agency Moxie Interactive, the companies said. The acquisition will extend Zenith’s capabilities from traditional online media buying and planning to include other digital channels. These include search marketing, e-mail, site development, interactive kiosks, mobile and hosting services. …

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