News about Austin's technology industry and the culture that surrounds it, from the Austin American-@Statesman.
NEW: @MayorAdler says landing #Amazon #HQ2 could push #Austin to find solutions to some key issues… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @APhillipsAAS: Amazon built a significant presence in Central Texas long before HQ2 frenzy 512tech.com/technology/ama… via @512tech
CONTINUING COVERAGE: #Amazon built a significant presence in #Austin area long before #HQ2 frenzy… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Wednesday Tech Crawl: Uber fires top executive after undisclosed hack last year exposed rider, driver info atxne.ws/2jNR3O2
Austin firm developing chip for smart devices that recognizes harmful pathogens atxne.ws/2jK1nGJ https://t.co/ja7nwWPmuH
Progress slow at SpaceX’s planned South Texas spaceport atxne.ws/2jIVeKR https://t.co/lRxSdvXASU
"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is being re-released in "Explorer's Edition" and "Gear.Clubtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
TUESDAY TECH CRAWL: FCC set to roll back net neutrality rules, DOJ suing to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner an… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Despite the "5G Evolution" hype, AT&T's new Nighthawk Wi-Fi hotspot device is not 5G... but that doesn't mean it's… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
In today's roundup: PayPal launches investment service, holiday sales begin online, plus more tech news. atxne.ws/2jGK1KO
A new tabletop music-mixing party game, "DropMix," is out from the makers of "Rock Band." @omarg tried it out:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
On @TexasStandard: what kitchen gadgets should you be eyeing this holiday season? atxne.ws/2B1OV9h https://t.co/z6136drt5B
The new version of Firefox promises faster speeds and less memory use for web browsing atxne.ws/2AZD8Z3 https://t.co/ijSBkUuFZs
What Tesla announced this week, in case you missed it: atxne.ws/2jBTnaK https://t.co/aOsUnUCUbg
ICMYI: Social Media Week Austin from @BestPracticeSMM is planning a return in 2018 atxne.ws/2AYOJrk #smwatx… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
What are you playing this weekend? "Star Wars Battlefront II" and a revamped "L.A. Noire" lead this week’s new vide… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
What kitchen gadgets should you be shopping for this holiday season? @omarg chats with @TexasStandard… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
NEW: Whole Foods reports big drop in profit for fiscal 2017 512tech.com/technology/who… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/yYDwR1HEs5
Austin software maker SailPoint raises $240M in IPO, gets a warm welcome from Wall Street. atxne.ws/2AXrLAY https://t.co/E8DcS2pzgi
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Tesla's big-rig news, Apple loses its head of diversity and Mashable is being sold… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
UPDATE: With hours to go before launch, Electronic Arts has canceled in-game purchases for "Star Wars: Battlefront… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The anger over ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II,’ explained atxne.ws/2AWnxcW https://t.co/1tSpU90Vc7
PSA: the new version of Firefox promises faster speeds and less memory use for web browsing atxne.ws/2jwMDuE https://t.co/VA2qLirl9l
One of the companies behind "Rock Band" is back with a tabletop music-mixing party game, "DropMix." @omarg takes a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Social Media Week from @BestPracticeSMM is planning a return to Austin for 2018 atxne.ws/2ARxRmx #smwatx… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @MMOGames: Soft launch for @CrowfallGame will be pushed back as a result of time spent refining key systems. #MMO #Crowfall https://t.co…
Thursday Tech Crawl: Twitter will remove verification badges if users violate rules atxne.ws/2jvhvvG https://t.co/akNZrcRraJ
RT @AtxRetailGal: What incredible talent right here. I’m so impressed by the @Tiff’s Treats team! Hopefully this leads to more locations…
RT @enviromedia: Thanks .@gdinges and .@aasbusiness for covering #wastelesswednesday and #AmericaRecyclesDay! Your coverage will help us b…
DEJA VU?: #Amazon says it’s lowering prices on items at Whole Foods stores 512tech.com/technology/ama… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/WgvbfGvThg
RT @aasbusiness: Will #WasteLessWednesday make an impact? #Austin agency @enviromedia thinks so statesman.com/business/will-… | @gdinges #America…
Amid fast growth, Opcity is leaving downtown for Southeast Austin, where its new HQ will have startup-style ameniti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Forbes: CEO of Austin's Bumble is '$1 billion Queen Bee of Dating Apps.' Whitney Wolfe Herd will be on cover of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Study: Dramatic rise of digital skills should shift job-training focus ... atxne.ws/2jsv0vW https://t.co/berKqvSbhU
SEEKING JEDIS: ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ and a revamped ‘L.A. Noire’ lead this week’s new videogame releases… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Qualcomm denies Broadcom’s merger offer, and Google to fix Pixel 2 XL touchscreen problem… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
In our Monday news roundup: Uber approves major investment deal, Nintendo plans increased production of Switch cons… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
How to export a big batch of text messages from your iPhone for printing atxne.ws/2AFdHMq https://t.co/3Ov04tDSee
One-question interview: when your employees are in San Antonio, overseas and elsewhere, why lead @TaskUs from Austi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
What are you playing this weekend? "Sonic Forces" and "Need for Speed Payback" are new in video games this week… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
#Twitter280 is another example of a social media company putting business needs ahead of what many of its users wan… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
ICYMI: from @omarg, a report on the future of Skee-Ball and #BrewskeeBall as Austinites make the sport more competi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Who wins when a muscular man takes on an iPhone X? -- see the video at the end of the latest 512 Tech crawl… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
STATESMAN INVESTIGATES: Former RideAustin driver’s rape case reignites debate over ride-hailing background checks… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Column from @omarg: #Twitter280 is another example of a social media company putting business needs ahead of what m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Uber loses in England, Musical.ly may be the latest $1b unicorn, EA snaps up Respawn Entertainme… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
On today's @TexasStandard, Twitter's 280-character limit and whether Twitter's business needs justify it… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @roundrockleader: Prosecutors say they charged Dell Inc. for millions of dollars in services they did not provide, overbilled the compan…
NO MORE ATX FACTORY: Settlement reached in @CapitalFactory suit against #Austin co-working space… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
NEW: #Amazon to sell Kindles, Echos, other products in Whole Foods stores 512tech.com/technology/ama… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/fSrTHMxsgL
RT @CNETNews: Twitter presses pause on verification process cnet.co/2zvZIIE https://t.co/8hGF47CcgA
ZOMG, Y'ALL: #Austin gets a new #Apple store this weekend 512tech.com/technology/aus… https://t.co/Zj5nKhlIjV
ScaleFactor, maker of accounting software for small businesses, raises $2.5 million atxne.ws/2jdTt8a https://t.co/5Q3G4NwOAG
🚨🚨 Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, A-Rod, Christiane Amanpour and Walter Isaacson added to #SXSW 2018 lineup 🚨🚨… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Thursday Tech Crawl: In threat to Nvidia and AMD, @intel is getting into the graphics business… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
It's not a Hogwarts acceptance letter, but it's almost as good: A Harry Potter version of ‘Pokemon Go’ is coming to… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
A reader wants to know: how do you export a bunch of text messages off an iPhone for printing?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Austin's Rollick Outdoor raises $5.6M for platform to help sell boats, motorcycles & RVs. atxne.ws/2jbsoTh https://t.co/Zj86e8Ozre
RT @TheNextWeb: Niantic announces 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' to follow up Pokémon GO tnw.me/vi4oa4B
ONE-QUESTION INTERVIEW: Why run its San Antonio and other company offices from Austin? @TaskUs leader explains… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
NEW: Austin-based @AccruentLLC ramps up its European expansion with an acquisition 512tech.com/technology/aus… |… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Return of the franchises: "Sonic Forces" and "Need for Speed Payback" are new in video games this week… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Apple text glitch replaces ‘I’ with ‘A’ atxne.ws/2zo2rE0 https://t.co/WKdsJV6qIv
From @omarg: the future of Skee-Ball and #BrewskeeBall is more competitive, connected online and very social… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
NEW: Longtime rivals #AMD and #Intel team up against #Nvidia 512tech.com/technology/lon… | @LillyRockwell https://t.co/ceR5STCYya
Austin’s @SailPoint plans to raise $200 million in upcoming IPO atxne.ws/2j6U7UV https://t.co/35reDhjRVP
In our Monday tech roundup: Trump Twitter news, Broadcom to Qualcomm offer, iPhone X first weekend sales, plus more. atxne.ws/2j53fcM
THEY'RE BACK: retro technology such as Polaroid cameras and Nokia phones return, but why? A talk with… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
New obsession: @omarg says he's can't get enough of the live iPhone game show @HQTrivia and its real cash prizes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
ICYMI: @mozilla is giving $95,000 from the organization's Gigabit Community Fund to seven Austin projects… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
What are you playing this weekend? "Call of Duty: WWII" and "Beast Quest" are new in games atxne.ws/2j0J2oi https://t.co/YpKjg9nMRs
AMAZON'S HQ2: Austin fails to make top-25 in new ranking: atxne.ws/2zbQh0G
New rankings: Austin not among top 10 contenders for @amazon HQ2 atxne.ws/2iYyxSC https://t.co/RfQJoyBkrX
How a tech accelerator program is tackling Austin’s affordable housing challenges atxne.ws/2zbitkg https://t.co/LhWHKyKMqJ
Why frowning poop is causing problems at the organization that decides which emojis we'll use #poopnewsyoucanuse… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
On @TexasStandard: why retro technology such as Polaroid cameras and Nokia phones are making a comeback… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Apple's Q4 earnings, @realDonaldTrump deactivated (temporarily) and a fight over poop emojis… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Austin’s Cirrus Logic reports better-than-expected sales, profit atxne.ws/2ypFV00 https://t.co/4E0D6G9bdq
Got time to compete for real trivia money with your iPhone? @omarg says he's smitten with @HQTrivia… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The folks at @mozilla have pledged $95,000 for seven Austin projects from the organization's Gigabit Community Fund… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Facebook plans big hiring spree to better police content atxne.ws/2yonDfB https://t.co/czWH11ToQI
@WholeFoods prepares for @amazon-like hiring spree atxne.ws/2ylopdD https://t.co/Z5PDqEtDUJ
WSJ reports: Michael Dell is poised to buy $40 million condo in Boston atxne.ws/2ymW8mF https://t.co/76u8iXqNjk
Former La Zona Rosa relaunches as a mixed-use office and venue space atxne.ws/2ylMnW4
HUNT FOR #HQ2 ... #Kyle and #Buda offer hundreds of acres in #Austin area’s bid for #Amazon 512tech.com/technology/kyl…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The latest on the congressional hearings around Facebook's deceptive Russia-linked ads atxne.ws/2ijlcjU https://t.co/p1FOLmIWOy
CALL OF BOOOOOO-Y: 13 video games to scare you into the Halloween spirit atxne.ws/2iiFnhK https://t.co/wws4xlYQdS
HALLOWEEN ONLINE: three scary websites that will give you the creeps: atxne.ws/2z2I2nL https://t.co/0mbzEiNg1E
It's been a while, but the "Call of Duty" franchise returns to World War II this week: atxne.ws/2ii5eWW https://t.co/Z57qqvrE5O
Meet Austin’s Skout Deals, which finds online deals and shares them on its mobile app atxne.ws/2ifg6Vw https://t.co/zEQPNtMWHS
Google has created a debate over its hamburger emoji. How did its CEO respond? That and more in today's roundup: atxne.ws/2ih2Waz
Do movies and TV get technology right? We talk it over with @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2ieFdI6 https://t.co/Dh3N0ZtnWj
Austinite Tracy LaQuey Parker helped spread the early Internet and World Wide Web to Texas. Find out how:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Can your satellite / cable company tell what TV you're watching? We investigate in this week's Digital Savant Micro… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Are you playing "Super Mario Odyssey" for Nintendo Switch? It's one of this week's new video game releases… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Alongside news of a CVS/Aetna powerhouse, is Amazon getting into the pharmacy business, too?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
One more time: check out truly terrible rejected Austin #AmazonHQ2 proposals. atxne.ws/2yY0TjJ #HQ2 https://t.co/iTw39jKoT3
ICMYI: Check out our photo gallery of the Society of Women Engineers conference, which was held in #Austin.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
PHOTOS: Thousands of people came to #Austin this week for the Society of Women Engineers conference.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
NEW: Thousands of engineers gather in #Austin for the Society of Women Engineers conference 512tech.com/technology/tho…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
 
 
 
 
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