News about Austin's technology industry and the culture that surrounds it, from the Austin American-@Statesman.
ICYMI: @AustinChamber singles out 17 stellar startups you should be watching atxne.ws/2qrEDxy https://t.co/khsEcBAAxn
Shopping for a laptop this weekend? Listen to some advice from 512tech's @omarg atxne.ws/2rarE0g https://t.co/HwH40CaZn0
Playing any videogames this weekend? "#Rime" and "Friday the 13th: The Game" are new this week… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: Mark Cuban leads a $1.5 million investment in Austin startup Meta SaaS. atxne.ws/2ra9Ja9 https://t.co/Yji6TDnuQv
How much should you trust Touch ID and other fingerprint scanners on your devices? atxne.ws/2qpuzoT #touchid… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Bonnie Kalanick, has died in a boat accident. atxne.ws/2r8tCyx https://t.co/xrZfW7Rlhs
PHOTOS: A look at an Austin tech millionaire's mansion ... atxne.ws/2qlqSAw https://t.co/X8g4O8Czi2
Austin tech entrepreneur is selling Austin lake house atxne.ws/2qldSLt https://t.co/JSmi03G58B
RT @jsstansel: And the award for the saddest Twitter account ever goes to... twitter.com/TheAVClub/stat…
Austin’s Asure Software sets secondary stock offering on heels of two acquisitions atxne.ws/2r4ZDHM
This Austinite's app @ProSwingTips connects amateur players with golf instructors for on-demand video lessons… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
LISTEN: shopping for a Mac, Windows or Chromebook laptop? Heed this advice on @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2qjBFLH https://t.co/bpVf4bL371
How @IBM used artificial intelligence to create Watson Beat, a software program that can write its own songs. Story… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Austin’s A-List: @AustinChamber singles out 17 stellar startups you should be watching atxne.ws/2r3XcoJ via… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Check out our story and photo gallery about @USAA's new digital design studio in downtown Austin.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
A two-person team that works for @IBM in #Austin taught AI platform Watson how to compose music. Story:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @gdinges: UPDATE: @Uber says it, too, will return to #Austin on Monday statesman.com/business/ride-… #txlege https://t.co/EE3hpdxP78
After considering San Francisco, here’s why @USAA chose Austin for its new design studio atxne.ws/2r0arGR
Tech Crawl: @Facebook signs deals for video content from companies like Vox. And more top tech news:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
A 512tech reader wants to know: how secure is that fingerprint scanner on your smartphone? atxne.ws/2qcNEdStwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
How to use Facebook's take on GoFundMe for personal fundraising atxne.ws/2qWMtfD https://t.co/HAxpaogdnw
Mark Cuban leads a $1.5 million investment in Austin startup Meta SaaS. atxne.ws/2qWEoHY https://t.co/8dTvw79hiT
Tech Crawl: Uber pays millions to NY drivers it shorted, and a look at why posh tech HQs don't always pan out.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
New worlds to explore in "#Rime," new horrors to endure on "Friday the 13th": this week's new video games… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: Meet Northwest Austin's new tech incubator, brought to you by Concordia University. atxne.ws/2qTjwRStwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Done Deal: @RetailMeNot completes sale to San Antonio firm, becomes privately held. CEO says more hiring expected.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
In Wednesday surprises: #SXSW announces a 3-day Frankfurt, Germany, event: "me Convention" with Mercedes-Benz… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Tech Crawl: Apple and Nokia settle patent fight, Microsoft upgrades its Surface Pro tablet atxne.ws/2qStiDD
Find out how much money Dell Technologies executives were paid last year: atxne.ws/2q7qDZG https://t.co/r3N506sMPQ
Wait, @MichaelDell wasn't the highest-paid @Dell executive last year? atxne.ws/2qPkEpF https://t.co/QQWTs72ZI8
ICYMI: photos from the #UILRobotics State Championships on Saturday atxne.ws/2qPo4bO https://t.co/68IvCC254m
A unanimous Supreme Court ruling will make it easier for companies to defend against patent trolls… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Tech Crawl: a new Ford CEO, @Ev regrets, SoftBank's huge new tech fund and #SNL on fidget spinners… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: Austin slips from top spot on the national startup activity index atxne.ws/2pZsFuM https://t.co/fk1Ct9Y6cm
ICYMI: how ex-Nike leader Ed Boyd and his team of designers changed how @Dell sees the future… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
PHOTOS: UIL Robotics State Championships on May 20 ... atxne.ws/2qJrPzO https://t.co/gv7rfV1ggc
What happened after the #WannaCry ransomware attacks and how to protect yourself in the future… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: What the future might hold for Austin biotech firm @XBiotech_usa after its cancer drug was rejected in Europ… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Austin student, 11, hacks smart toy, wows security experts in Europe atxne.ws/2qG4A9O https://t.co/h4043BYgfT
A look at how @Dell's approach to design has changed over 10 years and why it's winning awards and acclaim… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Learn about @B8ta, a new gadget store opening Saturday at @DomainNORTHSIDE and why it's different.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
What the FCC did this week to launch its efforts against net neutrality atxne.ws/2qFVfhY https://t.co/g0xSblvJcL
Austin tech sector had a strong month for job growth in April... twitter.com/aasbusiness/st…
Hey, people who create for a living -- what keeps you going in tough times? @MartyToohey wants to hear from you. 512tech.com/technology/hey…
Austin's @XBiotech_usa told "No" in quest for European cancer drug approval. What it means for their future:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Tech Crawl: FCC makes a move on net neutrality, Lyft drivers gear up for Austin and "Destiny 2" revealed"… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Hey, creative people! Tell us what keeps you going through tough times. atxne.ws/2pQNjxa https://t.co/nPrLEVuqST
How @Dell reinvented its design approach and found beauty in PCs atxne.ws/2qBYV4o #dell https://t.co/Y2DoShyL5I
How @DellEMC reinvented its design approach and found beauty in PCs atxne.ws/2pQ4NKp #dell https://t.co/IYrSi3J3dy
Gadget nerds take note! New store, @B8ta, is opening at The Domain this week. Take a sneak peek inside… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Austin slips from top spot on national startup activity index atxne.ws/2pPmM3p https://t.co/hJBJs3fpAk
Tech Crawl: Google wants to help you get a job, Amazon wants its drones to avoid birds & Facebook tackles clickbait… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Amazon has refreshed its low-cost tablet line, including a new model aimed at kids. Read the details:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Google Lens, an update to Google's Siri competitor and more from #GoogleIO atxne.ws/2pLMiqd https://t.co/Jb1HlGtQIs
Meet Austin's newest tech incubator, courtesy of Concordia University Texas. atxne.ws/2pLR7zR #incubatorCTX https://t.co/2dAyzuZ72v
ICYMI: Austin band The Black Angels did an entire concert in VR. How did it go? Music writer @deborific weighs in:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @SuePGardner: We recorded VC conversations and analyzed how differently they talk about female entrepreneurs hbr.org/2017/05/we-rec… h…
ICYMI: Austin's Mirna Therapeutics is shutting down after agreeing to a reverse merger with @synlogic_tx https://t.co/cLPjhmTI3S
EXCLUSIVE: We asked one of @Dell's top PC execs how the company is doing post-EMC merger. Q&A:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The New York Times asks @YouEarnedIt CEO Autumn Manning what she has learned about building a startup.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Austin's Mirna Therapeutics has found a buyer. This is the final chapter for this once-promising biotech startup.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
DC heroes and villains return to fight, "Mortal Kombat"-style in "Injustice 2," out today atxne.ws/2qskW5stwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
@Dell is gaining PC market share & receiving design accolades. We interviewed a Dell exec to understand why:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Tech Crawl: @HPE unveils The Machine, three years after it was first announced. Plus: Inside Apple's new campus.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
What happened when music writer @deborific attended her first virtual-reality concert: Austin's The Black Angels… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
What happened when music writer @deborific attended her first virtual-reality concert: Austin's The Black Keys… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @lschmeiser: It is not every day one can watch a parody of Apple’s “1984” commercial aimed at the men’s onesies audience: https://t.co/C…
If you're a gamer who ignored the Nintendo #Switch at launch, you may want to give it a second look, says @omargtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: After the sale of @RetailMeNot, here's why Austin needs another wave of breakout software companies.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Facebook hosted a Community Block Party in Austin for Mother's Day. Check out a gallery from the event:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Tech Crawl: "WannaCry" ransomware hit Europe over the weekend and could return. Plus: #SNL's "Amazon Echo Silver"… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
After buyouts, here's why Austin needs another wave of breakout software companies. atxne.ws/2pyPBBd https://t.co/dqyIJ5dj6R
After buyouts, here's why Austin needs another wave of breakout software companies. atxne.ws/2pyXcjbtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
PHOTOS: Mother’s Day Community Block Party at The Belmont atxne.ws/2qiaPjF
ICYMI: @Fasten is opening a driver's lounge. Could it give them an edge in Austin's ride-hailing wars?… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Why tech writer @omarg completely changed his tune on buying a Nintendo Switch atxne.ws/2qe2z4s https://t.co/Mhap4v6QM0
After buyouts, Austin’s software sector looks for its next breakout companies atxne.ws/2qe4A0v https://t.co/cAfB2DbgjR
In Austin’s ride-hailing wars, could a driver’s lounge give @Fasten an edge atxne.ws/2qdBOwK https://t.co/DcewQCGa1a
Tech Crawl: @Microsoft extends Windows software to iOS and Android phones. atxne.ws/2qd51YD https://t.co/5rNbpo2GlD
OK, here's some freaky shit: when I went to the YouTube link for that video, the pre-roll ad WAS FOR AMAZON ECHO DOT!! #skynet
 
Weirdly, Rockwell also had songs called 'Peeping Tom' and 'Obscene Phone Caller.' (Said the old guy who remembers the 1980s.)
 
Sorry. @LillyRockwell. It was a totally different Rockwell.
Talking with @TexasStandard about when, like Rockwell, you always feel like somebody (Alexa) is watching you… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Why a new Austin recruiting firm is focusing solely on Python developers atxne.ws/2r4RhP7
ICYMI: Google now has a VR games studio in Austin with its acquisition of @OwlchemyLabs atxne.ws/2qYD0a0 https://t.co/qyY5w3k5aW
Got a billion-dollar startup? Put on this horn, you're a "Unicorn." atxne.ws/2r4ma6e https://t.co/ebnAcN6YBX
Tech Crawl: Some twists in the ‘Star Citizen’ story, and Austin tech earnings 512tech.com/technology/tec… https://t.co/lURyqMan5S
ICYMI: @Favor hits 5 million deliveries as it continues its big growth atxne.ws/2qVOxqU https://t.co/ug8JhpzNAB
New in games this week: retro shooter "Strafe" and the Nintendo Switch version of beloved "Minecraft"… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
At #OSCON, a new Austin startup called Pilosa (@Slothware) starts a movement with its open-source database indexing… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The story of Austin's Tiny Hands Mail, which sends a free personalized postcard to your elected represenatives… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI: Opcity, a matchmaking service for real estate, has raised $27 million atxne.ws/2qUNQOC https://t.co/UWP3AwP6Rz
BREAKING REALITY: Austin's VR games maker @OwlchemyLabs has been acquired by Google atxne.ws/2r1oL0H https://t.co/nNDxKsNh9s
ICYMI: Here's why @DellTech is launching a new venture capital arm to invest $100 million a year in startups.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Did Austin tech doom Austin’s music scene in 1984? Not so much, it turns out atxne.ws/2r1bWDp (h/t… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @aasbusiness: Big changes for @WholeFoods: 5 new directors, new chair, new CFO statesman.com/business/whole… https://t.co/Vp9z6S37kB
It looks like the end of the road for Austin’s Mirna Therapeutics 512tech.com/technology/loo… https://t.co/LSqHzSt8S4
This Austin couple built a free way to send postcards to your elected officials via the web. It's @TinyHandsMail… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
View recent galleries: #DellEMCWorld2017, @CapitalFactory's new VR space, @FazeClan's Austin digs and… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
 
 
 
 
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