Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

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Bluetooth Software locks down laptop when user walks away.

Phoenix Freeze(TM) pairs Bluetooth® mobile phone with user's laptop so that laptop immediately engages Windows XP/Vista lock whenever user walks away with phone and then automatically unlocks when user returns within pre-defined proximity. For maximum power settings, laptop can be configured to enter sleep mode as user exits proximity lock range. To wake system, user would need to press...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Phoenix Technologies and Atmel Collaborate to Create Next-Generation Security Solutions for PCs

MILPITAS, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC) and Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) today announced the integration of Atmel's FingerChip® biometric security solutions in Phoenix FailSafe(TM) and SecureCore Pre-boot Authentication (PBA) products. This first cooperative design effort between the two industry leaders provides for significantly...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Phoenix Technologies and Seagate Team to Enable More Secure PCs

Phoenix FailSafe(TM) Will Enable Next-Generation Mobile Theft Deterrence on Seagate Secure(TM) Encrypting Hard Disk Drives MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 20 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC), the global leader in core systems firmware, today announced a strategic relationship with Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's leading manufacturer of hard disk drives, to enable next-generation mobile...

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Phoenix Technologies and SupportSoft Team to Develop Breakthrough in Remote PC Management and User Continuity via HyperSpace(TM)

Users Will Remain Productive with Key Applications While Windows is Remotely Diagnosed and Repaired REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 13 / -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC), the global leader in core systems firmware, and SupportSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRT), a leader in software and services that make technology work, today announced a plan to develop the industry's first...

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Phoenix Technologies and SanDisk Partner to Optimize Performance and Power of Next-Generation Mobile Computers

Phoenix Core Firmware to be Optimized for SanDisk Solid State Drives (SSDs) and Vaulter(TM) Disk for Next-Generation Notebooks and Mobile Internet Devices; HyperSpace(TM) Platform a Vaulter Option MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 11 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC), today announced a partnership with SanDisk Corporation, the world's largest supplier of flash data storage card products, to drive...

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Computing Platform optimizes application availability.

Phoenix HyperSpace(TM) platform provides computing environment that lets PC designers, security innovators, and content providers create instant-on applications that are available before, during, and after Windows boot up and shut down. Optimized for AMD Virtualization(TM) and input/output memory management unit technologies, this secure and always-available computing environment ensures...

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Software facilitates PC functionality enhancements.

Enhanced by Intel® processor technology, HyperSpace(TM) Foundation for PC v3.0(TM) provides embedded functionality that lets PC OEMs offer instantly available applications that promote security, up-time, system reliability, remote management, and usability. Solution provides computing environment that PC designers, security innovators, and content providers can use to create instant-on...

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Software offers theft-loss prevention for mobile PCs.

With FailSafe, users can embed command and control system into PC core firmware to track, control, and recover lost/stolen mobile PCs. It also lets users encrypt, lock, and destroy data on lost laptops to protect sensitive/private information as well as remotely manage mobile PCs through Web interface. Software cannot be deleted/disabled through operating system, ensuring data encryption and...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Acer Unveils New Notebook Computers Featuring Phoenix Technologies Core Firmware Foundation

Next-Generation Acer Laptops Use Phoenix SecureCore Platform to Ensure Support for Latest Industry Firmware Standards and Long-term ROI MILPITAS, Calif., July 9 / / - Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC), the global leader in core systems firmware, today announced that the latest series of notebook computers from Acer Inc. - recently ranked as the world's no. 3 PC vendor based on worldwide PC...

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Company News

Phoenix Technologies to Support Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit

MILPITAS, Calif., April 11, 2011 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core system software (BIOS) products, services, and embedded technologies, today announced that it has selected IDF 2011 in Beijing on April 12 and 13 to introduce upcoming support for the Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit (Intel® BLDK) as part of its SecureCore Tiano(TM) (SCT) product. According to...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Phoenix Announces Closing of Merger

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), announced today that it has merged a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pharaoh Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of Marlin Equity Partners ( Marlin"). As a result of the merger, Phoenix has become an indirect subsidiary of Marlin, and the Company's common stock will no longer be...

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Company News

Phoenix Announces Results of Special Stockholder Meeting

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held today the Phoenix stockholders approved the Company's merger with Pharaoh Merger Sub Corp. ( Pharaoh"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pharaoh Acquisition LLC ("Parent"), each an affiliate of Marlin Equity Partners...

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Company News

Phoenix Announces End of Bidding by the Gores Group

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced The Gores Group has indicated it does not intend to submit any further proposals to acquire the outstanding securities of Phoenix. On October 31, 2010, Gores had submitted a definitive proposal to acquire the outstanding shares of Phoenix common stock for...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Phoenix Announces Revised Merger Agreement with Marlin Equity Partners for Increased Consideration of $4.20 Per Share in Cash

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd.(Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced it has executed an amendment to the definitive merger agreement previously entered into by the Company with affiliates of Marlin Equity Partners ( Marlin") on August 17, 2010, and amended on October 21, 2010. Under the terms of the amended merger agreement,...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Phoenix Receives Proposal from the Gores Group to Acquire the Company for $4.20 Per Share in Cash

Phoenix Receives Proposal from the Gores Group to Acquire the Company for $4.20 per Share in Cash MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 29 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd.(Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced it has received an unsolicited proposal from the Gores Group to acquire all outstanding shares of Phoenix common stock for $4.20 per share in cash, or approximately...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Phoenix Announces Revised Merger Agreement with Marlin Equity Partners for Increased Consideration of $4.05 Per Share in Cash

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 22 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd.(Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced it has executed an amendment to the definitive merger agreement previously entered into by the Company with affiliates of Marlin Equity Partners ( Marlin") on August 17, 2010. Under the terms of the amended merger agreement, which Marlin proposed to Phoenix...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Phoenix Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by Marlin Equity Partners for $3.85 per Share in Cash

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 17 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with affiliates of Marlin Equity Partners ( Marlin") under which Marlin will acquire all outstanding shares of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. ("Phoenix") common stock for $3.85 per share in cash (the "Marlin...

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Software

Bluetooth Software locks down laptop when user walks away.

Phoenix Freeze(TM) pairs Bluetooth® mobile phone with user's laptop so that laptop immediately engages Windows XP/Vista lock whenever user walks away with phone and then automatically unlocks when user returns within pre-defined proximity. For maximum power settings, laptop can be configured to enter sleep mode as user exits proximity lock range. To wake system, user would need to press...

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