Austin's tech community mourns loss of Martin Neath

The Austin tech community is mourning the death of Martin Neath, who helped build one of the region's most successful software companies and later became an investor in a number of Austin startups. Neath died Sunday at age 53. The cause of death was...

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Tech Crawl: Uber sells its China business to its rival

Good morning, Austin. It's Monday, so to start your week off right we've rounded up all the buzz-worthy tech news: Uber is selling its China business after losing billions Uber Technologies is selling its Chinese business to Didi Chuxing, essentially...

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Tell us what you think: Are unlimited vacation policies a good idea?

In Austin it's becoming more common for tech companies to offer unlimited vacation to employees.  This means what it sounds like: there is no limit on the amount of hours you can take off work. For new hires and younger workers it's an especially...

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Tech Crawl: Apple is investing in autonomous car software

Happy Friday, everyone. We've collected the best tech news stories from around the web to start your day: Apple hires away BlackBerry talent to build autonomous car software Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has hired the former head of BlackBerry's...

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Why Cirrus Logic's stock is hitting a nearly 21-year high 

It can be a good or bad thing when much of a company's fortunes are tied to another company.  For Austin-based Cirrus Logic it became a very good thing on Thursday when its stock soared over 18 percent, hitting a closing price of $49.82. The chipmaker's...

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These robots could be delivering food to your doorstep in the not-too-distant future

On a rainy Wednesday morning, two knee-high robots rolled down an Austin sidewalk to a small crowd of onlookers. This demonstration was designed to show how these autonomous robots are capable of delivering food or other packages to your doorstep...

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Austin's National Instruments sees stock price slide after earnings report

National Instruments stock sank over 3 percent in after-hours trading after the Austin-based tech company had lower revenue than Wall Street analysts were expecting. The company also warned investors that the strengthening U.S. dollar will reduce...

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After beating analysts' expectations, Silicon Labs stock rises

Austin-based chipmaker Silicon Labs, fueled by gains in its Internet of Things and data center business units, beat analysts' expectations on revenue and profit in the second quarter, sending its share price up over 4 percent. Silicon Labs makes...

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