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3M is selling its 156-acre Austin campus

Materials company 3M, best known for its Post-it notes and Scotch tape, is selling its main 156-acre campus in Austin, the company has confirmed. Company CEO Inge Thulin told 3M's Austin employees in an email last week that the Austin site "has served...

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Tech Crawl: Apple must pay billions for Irish tax breaks

Good morning, Austin! We've roamed the Web to bring you the most buzzed- about tech news from the last 24 hours: Apple has to pay billions in "clawback" tax payments If you thought your tax bill this year was too high, just be glad you're not Apple...

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Four decades after co-founding National Instruments, James Truchard steps down as CEO

James Truchard, the longtime CEO and co-founder of National Instruments, is retiring in January, the company announced late Monday.  He will be replaced by Alex Davern, the company's chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Truchard, 73...

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What is Zen and why is it driving up AMD's stock price?

Right now, some investors are probably regretting their decision to not buy stock in Advanced Micro Devices at the beginning of this year.  If an investor had plunked down $10,000 on January 4 to buy 3,610 shares of AMD stock, those same shares would...

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Austin is the top large metro area in the country for startup activity

Austin has landed the No. 1 spot on yet another list.For the second year in a row, Austin has the highest rate of startup activity of any metro area in the country. The Kauffman Index, which examines startup activity in 40 major metro areas, said...

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Austin is the No. 1 city for startups. Again. 

Austin has landed the No. 1 spot on yet another list.  For the second year in a row, Austin has the highest rate of startup activity of any metro area in the country. The Kauffman Index, which examines startup activity in 40 major metro areas, said...

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Tech Crawl: Apple wants to become more like Snapchat

Howdy, Austin! We've looked far and wide across the vast ocean of the World Wide  Web to bring you the buzziest tech news from the last 24 hours. Apple wants to be more like Snapchat Wanting to capitalize on the popularity of social networks, Apple...

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Austin wages are the highest, when adjusted for cost of living

Rank, City, Adjusted Salary1. Austin $95,2572. Seattle, Wash. $91,2423. San Francisco, Calif. $90, 4574. Chicago, Ill. $89,0915. Dallas, Texas $88,7176. San Jose, Calif. $88,0857. Boston, Mass. $86,6648. Salt Lake City, Utah $85,3959. New York, N...

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Study: Austin is the best value for tech workers

Let's say you work as an app developer in Austin, making $87,700 a year. Life is good -- you can afford all the breakfast tacos your heart desires.  But wait! A company based in San Francisco has offered you $108,000 a year to do the same job.  It...

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Tech Crawl: Why Silicon Valley Republicans are ignoring Donald Trump

Good morning, Austin, and Happy Back to School Day! We've scoured the Web to bring you the buzziest tech news from the weekend.  Silicon Valley Republicans are ignoring Donald Trump Donald Trump has done very little to build relationships with the...

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