News about Austin's technology industry and the culture that surrounds it, from the Austin American-@Statesman.
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Another Tesla crash, fresh chip flaw, new Lyft option 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/RhePAb0Fk3
Take our survey: How is Amazon Prime impacting your Whole Foods shopping experience? atxne.ws/2IB4BI6 https://t.co/cCwKVXnGyQ
Take our survey: How is Amazon Prime impacting your Whole Foods shopping experience? atxne.ws/2IAYdAv https://t.co/0ZeDpm4z8X
RT @512tech: ICYMI: An Austin startup, @RedenimWear, wants to make it easier for women to shop for great-fitting jeans https://t.co/43xpOTc…
Take our survey: How is Amazon Prime impacting your Whole Foods shopping experience? atxne.ws/2KGsJWi https://t.co/6BJHMIFYjW
Monday Tech Crawl: Facebook enlists Qualcomm for high-speed internet project, tech firms make gains in this year’s Fortune 500 list, and more tech news atxne.ws/2Li2c2L https://t.co/v9MLZUnf2X
ICYMI: An Austin startup, @RedenimWear, wants to make it easier for women to shop for great-fitting jeans atxne.ws/2KG638J https://t.co/cuaEVmHDSr
You don't have to buy super-expensive HDMI cables, but an older, cheap cord may actually cause problems with certain kinds of video streams, says @omarg. atxne.ws/2KFY6QK https://t.co/hcpHhh1W9Z
GALLERY: students at @UTAustin's @utsdct got to show off VR projects and other works they designed at an Arts and Entertainment Showcase. atxne.ws/2wSRm01 https://t.co/hfq1mhFnOP
Amazon has been reducing Instacart's branding at Whole Foods  512tech.com/technology/ama…
What's so creepy about Google’s Duplex voice technology and why has there been a backlash? We talk it over with @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2Ix6o0G https://t.co/kkToucKlvj
What the @WSJ's study of 1,450 cryptocurrency offerings found: atxne.ws/2KEtkI6 https://t.co/lMs6y2Tbwr
RT @aasbusiness: NEW: #Austin jobless rate falls to 2.8% as tech, hospitality sectors boom statesman.com/business/austi… | @bob_sechler https://t…
Austin AI startup Ojo Labs raises $20.5 million for product development atxne.ws/2LcjMW2 https://t.co/sWmsDEXopZ
In our Friday Tech Crawl: PayPal's big acquisition in arms race with Square; Google's creepy vision of a data-collecting future and @WSJ's study of cryptocurrency shows lots of shady offerings atxne.ws/2KCEQnj https://t.co/QMbu4sjGi6
ICYMI: Amazon has been reducing Instacart's branding at Whole Foods atxne.ws/2KzBRMy
Talking about Google’s creepy Duplex voice technology on @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2KwR5BU https://t.co/3N6QSIlKcO
NEW: Austin Technology Council CEO Barbary Brunner is leaving to join mobile software company @phunware. atxne.ws/2wSvQbO https://t.co/Hl8Ev5MUBu
EXCLUSIVE: @Indeed launches major expansion that will add up to 3,000 jobs in Austin atxne.ws/2wOW9iY https://t.co/wtwvYak8cf
In the case of the awful, glitchy 4K video stream, it turns out an older HDMI cable did it. Maybe it was time for an upgrade. atxne.ws/2L3nz7I https://t.co/b0eHNyNDnt
RT @SebasAHerrera: Arlington mayor to CNN regarding HQ2: "I think they're looking for a more advanced urban setting." https://t.co/JSeSJYDL…
Ever been through a nightmare experience buying jeans that fit properly? Austin startup @RedenimWear wants to help women find the perfect jeans online atxne.ws/2rMRE2R https://t.co/cigD6Zf1Tu
Wednesday Tech Crawl: Dell EMC to pay $2.9 million in pay discrimination settlement, and Robert Downey Jr. making YouTube series about AI atxne.ws/2Gn8jyY https://t.co/DPNSxEKaOx
Amazon Prime has officially arrived at Whole Foods Market. atxne.ws/2GoeFOE https://t.co/lRAq4JVXLN
Instacart, a pioneer in on-demand grocery delivery, has had its branding reduced within Whole Foods Market since the grocer was sold to Amazon last fall. atxne.ws/2Gk5bUt [corrected] https://t.co/F9NZalLDLc
Instacat, a pioneer in on-demand grocery delivery, has had its branding reduced within Whole Foods Market since the grocer was sold to Amazon last fall. atxne.ws/2L0huZI https://t.co/rSc1Rynb85
Tuesday Tech Crawl: H-E-B hire, taxing Amazon, banks hacked 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/Qdn2kdjoqe
RT @aasbusiness: BREAKING: H-E-B picks Austinite to serve as its chief digital officer statesman.com/business/conti… | @gdinges https://t.co/YG6p…
Students at @UTAustin's @utsdct got to show off VR projects and other works they designed at an Arts and Entertainment Showcase. Find out more about the program and see a photo gallery of the program. atxne.ws/2GicV9S https://t.co/6zzfpwA0uH
Monday Tech Crawl: - Facebook suspends 200 apps amid data investigation - Alexa drops in name popularity after Amazon’s launch of Echos - TV advertisers predicted to spend less this year - Tesla registers a company in Shanghai atxne.ws/2rIeybh https://t.co/jzqkjV9uQC
Here's why three Austin startups are sharing a house during @MassChallengeTX. atxne.ws/2GbaRjX https://t.co/rcxVb1vQwZ
ICYMI: Recently launched Austin startup @Care2Rock has created a platform to pair music instructors with anyone who wants to learn music, and to help foster kids, too atxne.ws/2rFkTnX https://t.co/0kYLR8NgiE
Don't go on a road trip with friends or family without at least a dual-USB charger, says @omarg: atxne.ws/2KW6Zqk https://t.co/fprdJFDgxC
MoviePass, the service that allows you to watch movies in a theater for a flat $10 a month, may be in big financial trouble. We discuss their chances for survival on @TexasStandard: atxne.ws/2KYbvVl https://t.co/Elo9dxYhkm
Why Google's is getting pushback on its "Duplex" voice technology: atxne.ws/2rBTLX9 https://t.co/RvyH8Hl6lo
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Google's "Duplex" voice tech draws controversy for being a little too human; Spotify pushes back on R. Kelly; Russian-linked FB ads are now viewable and RIP @Klout. atxne.ws/2KTFJc9 https://t.co/bkNT2AtjeX
How much longer can MoviePass survive? We talked about it on @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2KQa2Aw https://t.co/mpw5rUAZUO
It's such a simple, cheap item, but a dual-USB car charger could avert some feuds on summer road trips before they begin atxne.ws/2G1K3SU https://t.co/fXaMY9zjIR
Startup Spotlight: instead of trying to scale a small nonprofit, the founder of Austin's @Care2Rock decided to launch a social startup to help foster kids and pair music instructors with students atxne.ws/2KKP2Lg Plus launch photo gallery: atxne.ws/2G2ELqw https://t.co/fQCJhkXNo8
WEDNESDAY TECH CRAWL: - Walmart buys majority stake in Flipkart - Facebook shuffles executive team - MoviePass not doing well - Slack reaches 3 million paid users - How to unplug from Google atxne.ws/2KMgh8s https://t.co/UhetbEkOjA
With an acquisition, Austin's @RetailMeNot jumps into prescription drug business. atxne.ws/2ruuhuK https://t.co/SAMg1luD18
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Tech for the disabled, Switch online, moving to #Austin 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/jzYCkbeXuz
RT @LillyRockwell: You know what would make flying more egalitarian and fun? If airlines gave away one first class ticket on every flight t…
ICYMI: on @TexasStandard, we discuss personal safety apps and gadgets to protect you and your home atxne.ws/2KGZIdR https://t.co/WtEv1yeO5S
The #TeslaModel3 electric car feels like it's from the future. But the future may have gotten here a little too fast for @omarg, who is choosing to hold off on buying one. Here's what stopped him: atxne.ws/2FLkGVq #EVs #tesla #model3 #electriccars https://t.co/yjJcFDKcK3
ICYMI: RideAustin’s ridership has plummeted by more than 70 percent since Uber and Lyft came back. But it's still surviving atxne.ws/2KFh8I6 https://t.co/vcscO9taUZ
Hey, gadget owners: you know those "Void warranty if seal is broken" stickers? You can safely ignore them, says @omarg atxne.ws/2FKShyB https://t.co/3Pt49fzxOs
This week on the @TexasStandard tech segment: personal safety apps and gadgets that might help protect you and your home atxne.ws/2KF4ZCC https://t.co/wNUy3GUMaZ
Despite lots of anticipation, a two-year wait and a $1,000 reservation, tech writer @omarg is opting not to buy a #TeslaModel3 electric car. Here's why. atxne.ws/2KECZ1Y https://t.co/xii9T7ixeu
DIGITAL TRAILS: Cameras, electronics track all of us, all the time 512tech.com/technology/dig… | @bob_sechler https://t.co/QODFxVwkRk
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: "Fortnite" is so popular it's transforming real-world spaces; Amazon pauses construction in tax dispute with Seattle; Twitter's password panic and Ron Howard mashes up "Star Wars" and "Arrested Development." Happy #StarWarsDay! atxne.ws/2KBuDZa https://t.co/ELzhRxzuHG
Change your password, Twitter warns ALL of its users atxne.ws/2Kvv5bc https://t.co/Qlb2JjvlSU
MICRO: Worry not, gadget owners, those "Void warranty if seal is broken" stickers are illegal and can be ignored atxne.ws/2FEyMYI https://t.co/K7acQyMyte
Thursday Tech Crawl: Big bucks, fighting to survive, earnings time 512tech.com/technology/thu… | @gdinges https://t.co/IZkkDXq3yS
Downturn in smartphone business takes bite out of Austin’s Cirrus Logic atxne.ws/2KrKUjb https://t.co/rJvBYTpl9J
RideAustin’s ridership has plummeted by more than 70 percent since Uber and Lyft came back. In two weeks, the nonprofit lost roughly 37,000 users, and it has yet to be profitable.atxne.ws/2KyJIe6 https://t.co/I0J3a4xT3T
NEW: #Austin #startup backed by @mcuban bought by #Illinois software maker 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/SX1Zz4M84J
RT @SebasAHerrera: RideAustin has been able to do what three other ride-hailing operations haven't in the time after Uber and Lyft's return…
Kris Jenner is using this Austin-based app to find her new personal assistant atxne.ws/2Kw1uhS https://t.co/yVt962fh8Z
Report: Amazon plans more Whole Foods discounts for Prime members atxne.ws/2KvIDUj https://t.co/fmd1qv2vpr
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Dell World opens in Las Vegas, WhatsApp co-founder is leaving Facebook, and Amazon launches Prime Book Box for kids. atxne.ws/2Ko0cp7 https://t.co/TVyfI241cJ
The money laundering and prostitution ad charges against the founders of Backpage won't be brought to trial until early 2020 atxne.ws/2KqDywk https://t.co/hrsjkRPCJ8
Monday Tech Crawl: - T-Mobile to buy Sprint for $26 billion - Electric scooters pulled from Austin - Whole Foods "Yellow Fever" restaurant outrage - 2X more tech IPOs so far this year than in 2017 atxne.ws/2rak32q https://t.co/Cp00O6dwAF
Once disruptors, ride-hailing firms now ‘major player’ at Austin airport atxne.ws/2r459dY https://t.co/VjDs1FilcR
On @TexasStandard: re-use, recycle, re-sell or scrap? What to do with all those old gadgets atxne.ws/2KnZCrB https://t.co/lOWBp8bhBK
Interested in Tesla's Model 3? You can swing by The Domain or check out our photo gallery on 512tech atxne.ws/2Kn4Ofp PHOTO GALLERY: atxne.ws/2FoHbiM https://t.co/MAFeP1qeo2
ICYMI: Are you getting a lot of emails from tech companies updating their Terms of Service or Privacy Policy? Here's why that's happening: atxne.ws/2KivC05 https://t.co/IGL0fCUV1X
Remember when you could watch a movie a day with Moviepass? Yeah... that's changing atxne.ws/2r8mTEX https://t.co/txXsoU2MuE
The at-times contentious relationship between Austin’s airport and ride-hailing companies has reached a more settled point — one representative of the importance ride-hailing companies now have for ABIA. atxne.ws/2Klkm39 https://t.co/pwwwBuGwCp
RT @SebasAHerrera: For the first time ever, UT's spring break wont align with Austin's annual SXSW festival, which relies on student worker…
Front trunk? Check. Uses no gas? Check. Super-long waiting list to buy one? Yup. You can see @Tesla's Model 3 for yourself now at The Domain atxne.ws/2Ki7oDg PHOTO GALLERY: atxne.ws/2FopM9N https://t.co/oXqfcqEZCc
RT @manup4: you've noticed them too? - The reason for all those privacy policy and terms of service update emails 512tech.com/technology/the…
TECH CRAWL: Why Amazon wants to get into your parked car (plus a Prime price hike); #SXSW vs. UT Austin on spring break dates; Gmail changes; plus an overnight change in electric scooter / dockless bike rules in Austin atxne.ws/2Fmbuq8 https://t.co/lXmN1XghfA
RT @PhilJankowski: Is it called Skynet? It should be called Skynet ... UT to lead drone project for U.S. Department of Defense  https://t.c…
We chatted with @TexasStandard about what you should do with old, unusable gadgets; and ICYMI, our talk about Facebook facial recognition from last week atxne.ws/2r2uV2a https://t.co/7IY7HGXDyC
NEW: Austin-based @DoshCash brings in $44 million to expand its cashback app. atxne.ws/2I0YdXb https://t.co/xPEMyrewsg
Strong processor sales help @AMD revenue surge in first quarter atxne.ws/2FjbMxY https://t.co/Q6JIJ6kdZq
MICRO: Are you getting a lot of emails from tech companies updating their Terms of Service or Privacy Policy? Here's why. atxne.ws/2r22AsG https://t.co/Q7RH0bDOMI
NEW DEAL: Austin's @BigCommerce lands $64 million to take on larger rivals in e-commerce space. atxne.ws/2HYlh8V https://t.co/RyT0zxiWKt
Sometime in 2014, ride-hailing vehicles started showing up at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, disrupting the transportation system dominated by taxis and shuttles. Four years later, ride-hailing firms have become a "major player" at ABIA. atxne.ws/2qY0IBz https://t.co/8RI47SAoJs
NEW: @PIMCO picks Austin for third U.S. office, plans to grow to 200 workers by 2019. atxne.ws/2HWKFfc https://t.co/SskW1A34ij
Tuesday Tech Crawl: #Facebook addiction, #Spotify changes, another #Austin acquisition 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/LvoSZLOh3U
NEW: Austin-based software company Mitratech makes another acquisition 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/xpjlYap04u
MONDAY TECH CRAWL: - Amazon working on home robots - The man behind electric scooters in downtown Austin - Survey shows many Americans want big tech companies regulated - Worried about Facebook collecting data? Google collects more atxne.ws/2K9Om1S https://t.co/oZUAbAq76E
From @omarg: the three questions to ask yourself before you buy wireless headphones atxne.ws/2K4Wj8q https://t.co/C04DiED0QZ
IYCMI: @AustinGameCon won't be returning this year, but its organizer and @IGDA are planning a Game Leadership Summit in September here. atxne.ws/2qTFNQ1 https://t.co/yz8UTr92rk
ICYMI: 512tech had a chance to visit Daisy, Apple's new iPhone disassembly / recycling robot in Austin; it's the only Daisy in the world so far atxne.ws/2HTn5Aa https://t.co/lGMUfCLZSY
In today's @statesman: as it releases a documentary about the company's history, we look at the moments that made @RoosterTeeth atxne.ws/2F7UwvJ https://t.co/li3gh0TPFy
TODAY: Dell-controlled Pivotal Software completes IPO, sets price at $15 per share atxne.ws/2K0UGZy https://t.co/yleeYyWvvg
What were the moments that helped build @RoosterTeeth into an online video empire? For its new 15-year-anniversary documentary, we asked leaders @MattHullum, @Burnie and @GrayMartigan to reminisce atxne.ws/2HdYZ1F https://t.co/G1W7UhWDoX
Shopping for wireless headphones for your family? Ask yourself these questions three! atxne.ws/2HLX7hT https://t.co/gZqOEzHHpL
A new survey by Elon University found that of the 19 U.S. locations still in contention for Amazon's HQ2, Austin-area residents showed some of the lowest levels of support. atxne.ws/2HN249Y https://t.co/UwpkeUdcAu
EXCLUSIVE: we had a chance to visit Daisy, Apple's new iPhone disassembly / recycling robot; it's the only Daisy in the world so far and lives in Austin atxne.ws/2JYBWd3 https://t.co/f6rIVZY6fy
Riding success of first ‘Ryzen’ processors, @AMD launches next generation 512tech.com/technology/rid… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/Kfi9ICn5ZJ
Thursday Tech Crawl: Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100M Prime members, Facebook posts a job listing for chip designers, and some wonder if iPhone demand has peaked. atxne.ws/2K0LGUc https://t.co/z6vL1NovVk
Wednesday Tech Crawl: Russia blocks millions of IP addresses, and Austin LED company being sold atxne.ws/2JX2QC0 https://t.co/PsHaoB5OWz
Thanks to $250 million mega-deal, venture capital activity in Austin soared in 1st quarter atxne.ws/2qJbJpY https://t.co/eN6WE8CSrD
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Battling Netflix, new SpaceX rocket, conference canceled 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/6gLuz9jGgl
For 2018, @AustinGameCon won't be returning, but its organizer and @IGDA are planning a Game Leadership Summit for Austin in September. atxne.ws/2J4fbTX https://t.co/Z8rjrmIhdc
 
 
 
 
 
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