News about Austin's technology industry and the culture that surrounds it, from the Austin American-@Statesman.
BREAKING: Commander confirmed for Army’s new Futures Command high-tech center in #Austin 512tech.com/technology/com… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/XcdsJTVZ2r
Got a porky puppy? New gadgets can help 512tech.com/technology/got… | @gdinges #techcrawl https://t.co/eZviIYMt4z
Austin’s Consero Global gets $50 million cash infusion, plans to shop for acquisitions 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/vVYxZQQ11y
RT @nerdette: Loving the new format of the daily @512tech crawl, written by the stupendous @omarg 512tech.com/technology/eco… #tech
Can a pair of glasses like these help you sleep better by filtering out blue light? An Austin company, @SwanwickSleep, thinks so; we take a look in this month's Technology Petty Zoo, in partnership with @AustinPublicLib. bit.ly/2MCjiMh https://t.co/sVtPLz4zeM
ICYMI: talking with @texasstandard about what to do in the event a big data breach affects you personally bit.ly/2BhkboU https://t.co/YFo8KPkiO1
An economic historian says the gig economy wasn't caused by the tech industry; it's been coming since the 1970s bit.ly/2weuNiD #techcrawl #gigeconomy #atxtech https://t.co/JUnXmWybbQ
ICYMI: Austin's @FarbridgeCo is bringing digitized historical sites to VR / AR for groups like @smithsonian. Read about the company in our Startup Spotlight. #atxtech #startups #512tech #austintech #vr #ar #mixedreality bit.ly/2Pgf4bO https://t.co/85UMktzjnx
#realtalk: is this dongle gonna protect your data or are you doomed to get p0wned by identity thieves? bit.ly/2OIi2Vr https://t.co/rpkRQ9MLpi
What to do when a data breach may affect you? 1. Don't panic. 2. Listen to this segment from @TexasStandard bit.ly/2BhkboU https://t.co/40SUAWXWvF
CNBC analysis puts Austin, Dallas at the top of the list for Amazon HQ2 512tech.com/technology/cnb…
RT @SebasAHerrera: As we inch closer to the year anniversary of Amazon announcing HQ2, us covering the developments are eager for the pick…
You’re going to start seeing Amazon-branded vans in Austin. Here’s why. 512tech.com/technology/you… https://t.co/pgLzHvG7AV
Are you into Austin’s startup culture?🏢 Keep up with the newest developments with our free newsletter: atxne.ws/2uHCCwC?utm_so… https://t.co/JE0KhJtD0y
Worried about your online accounts? Maybe you should invest in a physical security key. (Or, you know, don't, suggest sneaky internet thieves) bit.ly/2OIi2Vr https://t.co/ysTH2QM1kL
Some chosen few from @MassChallenge Texas’ inaugural Austin class earned $500,000 in cash prizes bit.ly/2nKFgig
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends Alex Jones’ time-out and says he’s rethinking the platform 512tech.com/technology/twi… via @512tech
RT @SebasAHerrera: JUST IN: The Army's new tech center in Austin, named the Futures Command, will be officially launched on the 24th at the…
RT @nicolecobler: Also, the @512tech team has revamped our daily Tech Crawl! This is the first day with the new format👇 https://t.co/mAnyAw…
After a rough month, Austin’s Pain Therapeutics lands $3.2 million grant | @nicolecobler 512tech.com/technology/aft…
As it tries to rebound from a regulatory defeat earlier this month, Austin-based Pain Therapeutics got a shot of good news on Wednesday bit.ly/2wbh8ZT?utm_so… 512tech.com/technology/aft…
Twitter finally takes action on Alex Jones, but is it just half measures from the social-media service? bit.ly/2BddbJF #techcrawl https://t.co/XKCFNQyTtY
The Ausin-based company has called its Ryzen Threadripper the “world’s most powerful desktop processor." bit.ly/2PaABCH
JUST IN: AMD’s hot streak continues; shares rise after launch of latest processor 512tech.com/technology/amd… | @nicolecobler https://t.co/kbEDZIGzUO
An AMD spokesman said Tuesday that the company is advising customers, “including in virtualized environments, to not implement Foreshadow-related software mitigations for their AMD platforms.” bit.ly/2nCVycT
Uber drivers are taking longer routes on purpose. Read about that and more tech news in our Monday Tech Crawl: 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/wznJiN9cJw
In this week's Micro feature, @omarg explains why minimalists who care about home-theater audio should still be in love with soundbars, which are only getting better bit.ly/2MxtcLY https://t.co/HhHZNx1mJc
ICYMI: The tech-services company @TaskUs, which has been ramping up hiring in Central Texas, gets a big investment from Blackstone bit.ly/2KNeFKb https://t.co/jcxENleb6M
ICYMI: a new li'l robot buddy from @Anki has a personality inspired by Disney and its helper mind up in the clouds bit.ly/2njDowm https://t.co/Lj3Pxf9Hpv
Is it the MoviePassapocalypse and should we have seen it coming? We talk with @TexasStandard about what went wrong and what's next bit.ly/2OrI52L https://t.co/dj3iEM7rBA
RT @gdinges: Ex-Austin Yellow Cab exec charts new path in tech mystatesman.com/business/austi… https://t.co/n7p0jqD1Iu
RT @SebasAHerrera: This will be for the new tech facility being established by the Army in Austin: 512tech.com/technology/arm… https://t.co/R6r…
TECH TAKEOVER: Arrival of industry giants remaking downtown #Austin 512tech.com/technology/tec… | @snovak999 & @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/hxG7oUpHIX
Friday Tech Crawl: All eyes on Alex Jones’ Twitter account, plus more tech news 512tech.com/technology/fri…
Digital Savant Micro: soundbars used to be a big compromise; these days, they can be good, inexpensive alternatives to speaker clutter and cables bit.ly/2MxtcLY https://t.co/NZkQNiaR3F
Tech business-services company @TaskUs, which runs its operations out of Austin, gets a $250-million investment bit.ly/2M8SDHk https://t.co/Ra96r3eEuy
NEW: UT and the Army are going to help Uber build flying taxis 512tech.com/technology/and… https://t.co/8rESkBaVlt
If all goes well next week, the U.S. Army could be able to officially name the leader of its new Futures Command tech facility in Austin. 512tech.com/technology/arm… https://t.co/zfttjksY67
JUST IN: Delivery startup Fetch raises $3 million, moving HQ from #Dallas to #Austin 512tech.com/technology/del… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/Bi0Z5b139v
Amazon Prime members have another perk: curbside pickup at Whole Foods Market. 512tech.com/technology/ama… https://t.co/JbeUERkiSv
The first product from @magicleap is finally here, but is it really that big a jump forward? Find out in today's Tech Crawl. ALSO: Alex Jones update, Elon Musk's nod to Michael Dell and WHY DON'T YOU HAVE A CASE ON YOUR PHONE, YOU MONSTER!? bit.ly/2vNJXv3 https://t.co/Pz9Okhy11X
A new little robot from @Anki, launched this morning on Kickstarter, was inspired by Disney and wants to be a cuter, more personable Alexa on wheels. @omarg has the story -- bit.ly/2njDowm https://t.co/opj1G4Bjw7
Dell Medical School (@DellMedSchool) launches data hub with goal of improving health care bit.ly/2vL18xm https://t.co/nd3dV46O2K
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Car safety tech, overturning AT&T-Time Warner, banning Alex Jones 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/jgHmwxBsnf
@IBM picks Austin as one of 4 sites for global network of anti-hacking labs bit.ly/2ngvqV3?utm_so… https://t.co/N4wWJC5a0D
MONDAY TECH CRAWL: - Amazon’s HQ2 project shrouded in secrecy - Facebook removes Alex Jones pages - Examining Apple's path to $2 trillion - Reviews in for Microsoft's new Surface Go PC 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/4mmxclebnz
ICYMI: @GetWrench brings its mobile-mechanics business to Austin for oil-change house calls and other auto-repair and maintenance services bit.ly/2OHcPxD https://t.co/bx6k2bXnxv
Startup Spotlight: You can drive a different car every month with the new @MobilitiChoice app bit.ly/2M1nXHh?utm_so… https://t.co/BBqZ9FBorf
Friday Tech Crawl: Apple CEO Tim Cook’s memo to staff, Google lifting ban on addiction center ads and more bit.ly/2LXqTVn?utm_so…
RT @RebeccaJarvis: Around 11:45a today Apple became the first trillion dollar company in history. Now it’s official- stock just closed at $…
RT @nicolecobler: ICYMI Lower demand for audio products is hurting Austin’s Cirrus Logic 512tech.com/technology/low… via @512tech
Survey says Whole Foods customers have liked changes since Amazon’s takeover -- but have they been enough? | By @SebasAHerrera 512tech.com/technology/sur… https://t.co/KSJdRBPzeW
New: Lower demand for audio products is hurting Austin’s Cirrus Logic bit.ly/2n2c8CD?utm_so… $CRUS
BREAKING: Software maker @Atlassian will eliminate 100 jobs at downtown #Austin hub 512tech.com/technology/sof… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/0se6pgmgNg
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Tuesday Tech Crawl: Accruent sold, HomeAway expanding, ‘inauthentic behavior’ 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/pGuqYDZ4G4
NEW: @homeaway adds to presence at the Domain, will also occupy new Domain 3 office building | @nicolecobler bit.ly/2M3ZOwl?utm_so… https://t.co/HSkqBOj0jj
A car-repair house call while you work or relax at home? Seattle's Wrench now offers mobile mechanic service in Austin. Here's how it works: 512tech.com/technology/hou…
ICYMI: do you even need a streaming-video box these days? @omarg breaks down some of the options you have in the 4K-video ers bit.ly/2vfOKFq https://t.co/dzLJRxARg5
What came out of last week's big #GoogleNext18 conference? We talk to @TexasStandard about Google's cloud-y announcements and changes bit.ly/2Lz1Tob https://t.co/wX5gVcmpJC
MONDAY TECH CRAWL: - Twitter to look at discourse on its platform - Apple to release earnings on Tuesday - Whole Foods boosts Amazon's Prime business - Breaking down Amazon's search for a second headquarters 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/3jLSRQPfFM
In case you missed it, a photo gallery and list of winners from last week's Austin Mosaic Awards #diversity #wework #austintech bit.ly/2K6HZvb https://t.co/vyHlJvEWdB
ICYMI: @tankeegaming, a new Austin startup, is creating a kid-friendly video network for 6-12-year-old gamers and their parents. Former AMD marketer @gcyoungblood is a co-founder. bit.ly/2mS303g https://t.co/5IBcLKBxSW
“We know we cannot achieve our mission alone" - Ruben Rathnasingham, assistant dean at the University of Texas Dell Medical School. 512tech.com/technology/the… https://t.co/v5VUkQcDte
A conversation between two strangers in 2016 led to a partnership between UT's Dell Medical School and British health-tech companies. 512tech.com/technology/the… https://t.co/KvK0DV7LA6
What came out of this week's Google Next Cloud conference, attended by 20,000? We talked with @TexasStandard about it bit.ly/2K6tabI https://t.co/zZja096f6M
The Dell Medical School is playing host to British health-tech companies, who are in Austin to influence the school's research while also trying to crack into the American healthcare industry. 512tech.com/technology/the… https://t.co/4LFrJMrZtg
RT @nicolecobler: It’s always bring your dog to work day at Work and Woof, Austin’s latest co-working space🐕🐩🐶 512tech.com/technology/alw… via…
Friday Tech Crawl: Twitter shares plunge, Facebook removes InfoWars videos and free beer with this new Austin app🍻 bit.ly/2OlVJFq?utm_so…
Time to put away small, boxy things? @omarg suggests in this week's Digital Savant Micro that we may not need streaming TV boxes anymore bit.ly/2v6RxAB https://t.co/5fqGFgDLsh
Austin-based @TankeeGaming is creating a safe space for kids 6-12 and their parents to watch gaming-related videos and VOD streams. It's in open beta and launches this fall bit.ly/2JW4OS9 https://t.co/1I89NQfW2Y
AMD reports surge in income, revenue during strong second quarter bit.ly/2Ll4HVH https://t.co/Xmr9MOAOAs
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NEW: #Austin #startup @scalefactor lands $10 million to build out sales, marketing 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/TaDMcyxEVD
RT @SebasAHerrera: .@tedcruz wrote in to @statesman to give his thoughts on Austin landing the Army's new high-tech center. Austin was offi…
RT @yeahitslex: Check out my pics! 📸 twitter.com/512tech/status…
WEDNESDAY TECH CRAWL: soul-searching memo amid Facebook exec departures, news from Google Cloud Next and a jaw-dropping drone video you have ot watch bit.ly/2OfA2ac https://t.co/f9btJ9rtjz
NEW: As $AMD issues quarterly earnings report, analysts expect momentum to continue 512tech.com/technology/amd… | @nicolecobler https://t.co/9f5XBJ5JWo
See the list of winners and a photo gallery from the first Austin Mosaic Awards, held at @WeWork, which awarded companies and individuals for efforts in diversity and inclusion bit.ly/2JSw3g6 https://t.co/MYCAa74U7O
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Twitter won’t ban Trump, facial recognition in schools, Bumble perks 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/W6iQMc2vRe
'You're a queen bee': Check out photos of the @bumble office (and its many perks) bit.ly/2uJBZU2 Photos by Stephen Spillman. https://t.co/2U55Ciuas0
@bumble job perks: Manicures, haircuts, blowouts bit.ly/2mEAlyJ https://t.co/KRUIsUIwio
RT @nicolecobler: .@bumble job perks: Manicures, haircuts and blowouts 📷: Stephen Spillman 512tech.com/technology/bum… via @512tech https://t.…
Planning a summer road trip soon? Hears about some of the tech essentials you might need for a smooth trip on @TexasStandard #512tech #atxtravel #icymi bit.ly/2LxoUnc https://t.co/i5UxfvydPu
MONDAY TECH CRAWL: - Qualcomm shows off first 5G smartphone antennas - St. Louis Uber driver filmed hundreds of passengers - Amazon and Apple race to $1 trillion - What to expect in Alphabet's earnings today 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/YoMtR0eje0
RT @JakeHarris4: I just passed a couple on the 1st Street bridge who is having a dang photo shoot with their dockless electric scooter plz…
SPRINT!? It turns out Austin's fastest wireless provider is not the one you might have guessed bit.ly/2JHugdX
While you're checking the record-breaking temperatures outside, consider that not all apps and websites measure the heat the same way -- #atxweather #atxtech bit.ly/2mvUaIu https://t.co/N4jzvRiT0j
Austin’s tech and startup sector keeps growing💻📱. Let us help you keep up. Subscribe to our free newsletter: atxne.ws/2uHCCwC?utm_so…. https://t.co/TgtyMl9Zxi
Taking a road trip soon? Listen to this Texas Standard segment on the tech you should bring along or download in advance. bit.ly/2LxoUnc https://t.co/fikdTb89FG
Happy Friday! Check out some of the tech headlines we're reading today bit.ly/2O5DG6q?utm_so…
BREAKING: Dockless bike share firm #Ofo leaving #Austin amid U.S. exodus 512tech.com/technology/doc… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/FCUj84GtaQ
You know it's hot but how is your weather app or phone actually measuring the heat and giving you the temperature? bit.ly/2uzRCx9 https://t.co/5zftHgxw66
NEW: Putting new funding to work, Austin’s @youearnedit buys a #Chicago startup 512tech.com/technology/put… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/ojyweqo3Dh
RT @aasbusiness: NEW: New York-based GLG doubles down on #Austin with expansion, room for 730 employees downtown 512tech.com/technology/new… |…
Nationwide, @TMobile leads wireless internet speeds, but in Austin, @Speedtest's winner might surprise you bit.ly/2LAuvcE
THURSDAY TECH CRAWL: - False brands hurting merchants on Amazon - Why Uber could win the e-scooter wars - Google’s CEO responds to hefty EU fine - WhatsApp leading to murders 512tech.com/technology/thu… https://t.co/2nND6Hn318
THURSDAY TECH CRAWL: - False brands hurting merchants on Amazon - Why Uber could win the e-scooter wars - Google’s CEO responds to hefty EU fine - WhatsApp leading to murders https://t.co/rt7pWJ4Giw
 
 
 
 
 
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