News about Austin's technology industry and the culture that surrounds it, from the Austin American-@Statesman.
On @TexasStandard, a discussion on our stories about what happens if Amazon #HQ2 lands in Austin or Dallas -- atxne.ws/2CFcvs6 https://t.co/kxmOdSSNjI
Michael Dell bought the most expensive apartment in New York atxne.ws/2CF11oE https://t.co/Jn6E6i4Wkv
Broken link! Here’s the correct one: 512tech.com/technology/who…
NEW: Whole Foods has changed its procedures for suppliers, and some Austin-area Whole Foods vendors say it’s becoming harder to start and grow as a small brand with the chain. 512tech.com/technology/who… (Photos by @RalphBarrera, Ricardo Brazziell / @statesman) https://t.co/dcABfA6LjB
NEW: Whole Foods has changed its procedures for suppliers, and some Austin-area Whole Foods vendors say it’s becoming harder to start and grow as a small brand with the chain. 512tech.com/technology/who… https://t.co/QPhzP8Z90U
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Intel was slow to let government know about security flaws; Kylie Jenner Tweet proves pricey for Snapchat, 5G-enabled laptops due out next year and more Amazon Go stores are on the way atxne.ws/2ELT7PX https://t.co/UvPvuq8F8x
MICRO: Are esports finally mainstream in the U.S.? atxne.ws/2EKoFFV https://t.co/Ky6m06WQlK
U.S. homebuilding giant @Lennar Corp. is rolling out the first of its Wi-Fi Certified smart homes in the Austin area with Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Ring doorbells and other gadgetry included. Take a peek: atxne.ws/2EO7aoo Photo gallery: atxne.ws/2CCT6It https://t.co/DglBij46ui
Thursday Tech Crawl: @SailPoint, Austin's newest public company, beats the Street in Q4. Plus more technology news. atxne.ws/2sMQYOC https://t.co/rRrCWFk2Y0
MassChallenge Texas unveils inaugural class of 84 startups 512tech.com/technology/mas… via @512tech
Remember Poptheatr? That movie theater where you put a bag over your head? Well, it didn't reach its Kickstarter goal, but there might be a sequel... atxne.ws/2EXHdC8 https://t.co/GNnVwyviTb
NEW: 84 startups from 11 countries and 12 states will take part in first the Austin-based accelerator program.
NEW: @MassChallengeTX unveils the 84 startups chosen to take part in its first Austin cohort. atxne.ws/2EXYrPy https://t.co/LRKwM9H6aj
#SXSW adds VR journalist Nonny de la Peña (@ImmersiveJourno) as keynote, plus featured speakers Bernie Sanders, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gayle King, Ernest Cline, many more: atxne.ws/2sQUx6z Last big mass speaker announcement before South by Southwest https://t.co/8o4WY5nwmH
NEW: #Austin #AI company @SparkCognition closes on a $56.5M round of funding 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/oso3S2xOJp
Tuesday Tech Crawl: More Prime perks, NXP bid upped, H-E-B Go app 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/tKo9apt8L4
ICYMI: We talked to Austinites across a range of industries about how Amazon's second headquarters, if it happens here, would impact their lives. atxne.ws/2EOM4W9 #HQ2 https://t.co/QMNhZRJPzg
YES, PLEASE! H-E-B testing app that lets you skip the checkout line 512tech.com/technology/tes… | @gdinges https://t.co/ApH1JMhDSr
Check out @SpareFoot's new Austin headquarters, where in-house chefs prepare lunch and employees’ dogs roam the halls atxne.ws/2ETo83Y https://t.co/L14CmGh5mb
Our Monday news roundup: - Facebook to use mail for election ad verification - Details on Russia’s election meddling through social media - The NBA betting big on virtual reality - Three Amazon HQ2 stories you should read 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/U7FQ1r0oDH
How to get rid of full-screen pop-ups if they start appearing on your smart phone atxne.ws/2syEn1a https://t.co/vt1UGBCI2P
In today's @statesman print edition: Austinites across different industries weigh in on the impact Amazon #HQ2 will have if it lands in Austin atxne.ws/2ENsGbY https://t.co/TRCT2QJeD0
ICYMI: @Walmart is launching a new technology center in the former @alamodrafthouse in downtown Austin. Story & photo gallery: atxne.ws/2EOvGEZ https://t.co/xppGemx9xJ
What should you expect at #SXSW2018? @omarg has a preview of what it's looking like with less than a month to go atxne.ws/2EPheN3 https://t.co/WsI56B7Foq
What your options are to watch the #winterolympics2018 in VR, 4K or just on streaming services, a segment on @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2sz9GJk https://t.co/H7N6Lfx0Pp
RT @SebasAHerrera: We’re all in on Amazon HQ2 stories today. https://t.co/HjjN68FYqS
Amazon backlash? In Austin, many are 'meh' over #HQ2 pursuit. Featuring deep thoughts from @Tedgar3 ;) 512tech.com/technology/ama… https://t.co/trvKaLAIXp
Across different industries, institutions and interests, Austinites are giving a lot of thought to what happens if Amazon #HQ2 lands here. Here are some of their stories. atxne.ws/2sDwyYq https://t.co/jGUHQkqKEh
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: FCC and Sinclair under investigation; Peter Thiel moving to LA, Google removes View Image in search and does holding up your phone increase cell signal? atxne.ws/2sG21Jx https://t.co/8j3qyeQS9d
On @TexasStandard: the Winter Olympics in 4K and VR!? Wow! But wait, you might not like the hoops you'll have to jump for a tech-enhanced view of #Olympics2018, says @omarg atxne.ws/2sAHBBz https://t.co/R7XdeeSd7L
NEW: Does sale of subsidiary Mozy give any clues about Dell’s longer-term plans? 512tech.com/technology/doe… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/HziV4yjRsy
BREAKING: Grocer H-E-B buying Austin-based delivery service Favor statesman.com/business/exclu… https://t.co/Qunq7TTxaa
Have annoying pop-up ads started appearing in some of your phone apps? Here are some tips on how to get rid of them atxne.ws/2sA1iJL https://t.co/IlUQFwo1Hq
Thursday Tech Crawl: Dell sells Mozy subsidiary for $145M, and analysts say Dell reverse merger with VMware is ‘worst case scenario.’ atxne.ws/2suYxt3 https://t.co/vFYqBUODwl
One month out, the #SXSW picture is getting clearer. A look ahead from @omarg on things to expect: atxne.ws/2EJNX6A https://t.co/OB9lGgL5Jl
Cedar Park lures transportation tech startup Hyliion from Pittsburgh atxne.ws/2swIz1p https://t.co/wb7chjDJsO
ICYMI: @Oracle says Austin's startup ecosystem and deep cloud talent made it the right choice for the company's first U.S. startup accelerator. atxne.ws/2EEhZbG https://t.co/fyNkVRgxlw
BREAKING: @SpaceX cancels one incentives contract with state; @elonmusk says South #Texas site still in company’s plans 512tech.com/technology/spa… | @bob_sechler https://t.co/TEJOPBGHHH
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Helping hand, Oracle accelerator, Facebook tweaks 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/9xr3rUBYUW
NEW: @Oracle picks Austin for its first U.S. startup cloud accelerator. Says the region's startup ecosystem, universities and deep talent in cloud computing were key factors in the choice. atxne.ws/2suvHJk https://t.co/YGguH6lRG9
BREAKING: Billionaire Peter Thiel has dropped out of his #SXSW panel with author @RyanHoliday, no reason yet given atxne.ws/2spkF81 #gawker https://t.co/uoHVT19cSL
RT @SebasAHerrera: In our opinion section: "If Amazon is going to cull its final list by cutting cities based on the sins of their more con…
Our Monday news roundup: - Facebook loses millions of young users - Oracle plans big expansion - Uber limits number of hours drivers can work - Researcher finds facial recognition less accurate for dark-skinned people 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/eucsO3k4ak
18-year-old success story @berezaagames (Andrew Bereza), tells us how he found success as a game developer on @roblox, from this week's #SID2018 event in Austin atxne.ws/2soIddm https://t.co/P7KwSv0O3O
Looking to buy a new gaming graphics card? Sorry, gamers, cryptocurrency mining has made prices soar. atxne.ws/2sl90Hr https://t.co/RbxYx5Empz
How much energy do self-driving cars use? And will we be riding in them anytime soon? A status update on this week's @TexasStandard tech segment atxne.ws/2EvJKTD https://t.co/k39KEaxhVz
What are you playing this weekend? new in video games this week were a fighting game based on a popular anime series and a 2-D shooter that just made its way to Nintendo Switch atxne.ws/2EtQrWx https://t.co/IUP7om8LS8
Five lessons from @berezaagames (Andrew Bereza), an 18-year-old game designer who's had huge success on @roblox, who spoke at this week's #SID2018 event in Austin atxne.ws/2slWpDJ https://t.co/3RGAYKRuOx
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Facebook testing "downvote" button, Amazon to start a shipping-for-business service, how to watch #pyeongchang2018 Winter Olympics online and Musk talks Falcon Heavy atxne.ws/2ExgKuI https://t.co/RwWIw1G29s
@Walmart gets creative with new tech design center in downtown Austin atxne.ws/2Ewlfpk https://t.co/o0bBIf9vII
NEW: @Walmart gets creative with new tech design center in downtown #Austin 512tech.com/technology/wal… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/xMpaTTcUJi
What's in the news with self-driving cars this week? We talked about it on @TexasStandard today atxne.ws/2Ew9jUy https://t.co/JweukSSVot
Why is the cost of high-end graphics cards spiking? Gamers, you can blame cryptocurrency mining. atxne.ws/2Ew9SOx https://t.co/rc4Z5oWhMy
RT @SebasAHerrera: Per Hired, Austin's cost of living for tech workers ranks high. Could that give it an edge in the Amazon HQ2 race? https…
Thursday Tech Crawl: Amazon begins grocery delivery at Whole Foods, and former Uber CEO testifies in Waymo-Uber trial 512tech.com/technology/thu… https://t.co/5f91Z9KSXf
RT @aasbusiness: With $20 million raised, makers of ‘Crowfall’ want to give demanding gamers what they’ve been missing https://t.co/bbQqFJ3…
NEW: @WholeFoods rolls out first ad campaign since @amazon merger 512tech.com/technology/who… | @SebasAHerrera https://t.co/ivMFLeWJK8
New in video games this week: a fighting game based on a popular anime series and a 2-D shooter makes its way to Nintendo Switch atxne.ws/2BHFxeP https://t.co/oIZ8EW6mkr
UPDATE: #Amazon says #SuperBowl ad wasn’t a hint that #HQ2 is coming to #Austin 512tech.com/technology/upd… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/Mjb5kbxiwd
Tuesday Tech Crawl: Waymo-Uber feud, Amazon’s Super Bowl ad, hefty tax bill 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/NMAv5UnFoj
Ever since Amazon bought Whole Foods Market, the future of the 365 brand stores has been in question. 512tech.com/technology/und… https://t.co/zMoJ46p9EP
Slump in smartphone sales hits Austin’s Cirrus Logic; shares tumble atxne.ws/2BdNwPK https://t.co/2W2uUS4INn
ICYMI: Check out our picks for where #AMAZON might to if it chooses Austin for #HQ2. atxne.ws/2B98GhQ https://t.co/GAvK0qZmvP
Did Sunday's #SuperBowl ad hint that Austin will land @amazon’s #HQ2? atxne.ws/2E4evfb https://t.co/yAnOdDaw20
Monday Tech Crawl: Broadcom raises Qualcomm hostile bid to $121 billion, plus more technology news. atxne.ws/2EkCQ3O https://t.co/Ogm1CEsL9V
If #AMAZON chooses Austin for #HQ2 where would the $5B project go? Here are our picks: atxne.ws/2E1tjLj https://t.co/Difmlw3Gur
On @TexasStandard: tech geared toward parents of infants, what's appropriate screen time and why you should think about hackability when buying a baby monitor atxne.ws/2E0Mlld https://t.co/g25AwNHFtn
Should you keep troubleshooting a troublesome router or upgrade to something better? A reader asks @omarg in this week's Digital Savant Micro atxne.ws/2EctiHQ https://t.co/NwwlqqYoEU
What are you playing this weekend? "EA Sports UFC 3" and "Railway Empire" are new this week atxne.ws/2DYJybX https://t.co/wpqRyaSrPr
Do you play @HQTrivia? The company behind it has landed some additional funding (let's hope it fixes those game-ending freezes and glitches) atxne.ws/2E0eWHe https://t.co/PFsKzLEKag
After Austin made the #AMAZON short list for #HQ2, we look at where it might go: atxne.ws/2E9BokF https://t.co/hhnfza32pn
THE #AMAZON GUESSING GAME: Where in #Austin could #HQ2 go? 512tech.com/technology/the… | @snovak999 & @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/ZLVw3LpeO5
@Dell confirms reports that it’s considering an IPO or even a reverse merger with subsidiary VMware atxne.ws/2DWdJkj https://t.co/nVmjpobGXD
RT @SebasAHerrera: TODAY: Dell confirms reports that it’s considering an IPO or even a reverse merger with subsidiary VMware https://t.co/C…
FRIDAY TECH CRAWL: Earnings, earnings, earnings! The three Big As, Apple, Amazon and Alphabet, offer mixed results. Plus; @HQTrivia lands some funding, Instagram rolls out "Type Mode" and a Super Bowl Alexa ad preview with Leslie Jones and J.B. Smoove atxne.ws/2DWjJJH https://t.co/KJGBPMOGhC
On @TexasStandard: tech geared toward parents of infants, what's appropriate screen time and why you should think about hackability when buying a baby monitor atxne.ws/2DUurQO https://t.co/oinSLo4yC2
Poptheatr allows you to watch movies by yourself in a bag, the way God intended atxne.ws/2DUiTNz https://t.co/cQcYZjSSX1
RT @SebasAHerrera: Amazon just announced it sold $60.5 billion in its fourth quarter last year, up 38 percent from 2016. It also increased…
NEW: Austin's Bazaarvoice completes sale to private equity firm 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @LoriCHawkins https://t.co/PHL6Ee5WWl
This week on Digital Savant Micro: is it time for a reader to consider upgrading their home router? atxne.ws/2E5UOGQ https://t.co/yfNHcflRxA
This week on Digital Savant Micro: is it time for a reader to break up with a chronically slow router? atxne.ws/2DPi60s https://t.co/2m4o1gi8OD
Despite tax hit, Austin’s Silicon Labs says strong growth continues 512tech.com/technology/des… | @SebasAHerrera
NEW: Boosted by processor sales, #AMD reports jump in sales, profit 512tech.com/technology/boo… | @SebasAHerrera
JUST IN: #Austin tech firm National Instruments reports fourth-quarter loss 512tech.com/technology/aus… | @SebasAHerrera
New co-working space in East Austin targets startups working for social change atxne.ws/2DYiXz3 https://t.co/YyH990RrId
"EA Sports UFC 3" and "Railway Empire" are new in video games this week atxne.ws/2DXOjpM https://t.co/v0RIxAwYP9
Tuesday Tech Crawl: #Amazon growing ... again, no #Facebook for kids, #Dell deal? 512tech.com/technology/tue… | @gdinges https://t.co/RVgDC0rKXz
New #SXSW speaker additions include leaders from Apple, Waymo and YouTube, plus @xychelsea, @KaraSwisher, cast from #Westworld, @SpikeLee, @KarlieKloss and a Business of Blockchain panel atxne.ws/2DN5Z3M https://t.co/U4hzAUauh0
Round Rock-based Dell Technologies is considering a sale to VMware, a publicly held cloud computing firm that Dell already controls. 512tech.com/technology/rep…
BREAKING: Shareholders approve @Bazaarvoice’s sale to Los Angeles-based private equity firm atxne.ws/2DJJHjI https://t.co/ggfHroWrww
@SpaceX seeking up to $5 million more in spaceport funding from Texas atxne.ws/2DUrjYJ https://t.co/gkEduHRA49
Talking about AT&T's surprising open letter on net neutrality and Burger King's take on the topic with @TexasStandard radio atxne.ws/2DWfS2w https://t.co/ozG2kPYTBL
Today’s roundup: - Intel told Chinese firms about chip flaws before U.S. government - Trump administration considering creation of 5G network - Microsoft issues second patch for chip flaw - Google Home begins to catch up to Amazon Echo 512tech.com/technology/mon… https://t.co/6gCs0dQSpt
What happened to YouTube star Casey Neistat's CNN venture Beme? atxne.ws/2DIUj2a https://t.co/S1mYw53tmq
What are you playing this weekend? "Monster Hunter World" and "Dragon Ball FighterZ," were among this week's new video game releases atxne.ws/2nhcdmq https://t.co/mHokGXA3w1
Austin's @Wikibuy, started by the founder of @1800CONTACTS, wants users to help crowdsource the best prices online, even if they're not on Amazon atxne.ws/2rPaqd7 https://t.co/No6hV9ffKY
ICYMI: does replacing the battery on an older iPhone boost its speed back up after Apple admitted slowing down some older models? atxne.ws/2rMmQlS https://t.co/ILEvcKghdT
What happened to Sean Hannity's Twitter account? atxne.ws/2rJhvfj https://t.co/DEpCls4jNk
Analysts say @Dell might be considering an initial public offering for several reasons. 512tech.com/technology/why… (By @SebasAHerrera) https://t.co/g4kbkSMowi
AT&T did WHAT?! The company wrote an open letter in favor of net neutrality and @omarg talked about it, plus Burger King's new net neutrality ad, on @TexasStandard atxne.ws/2rIamM4 https://t.co/OI7IxJOtnT
 
 
 
 
 
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