3M reaches deal to sell 156-acre Austin campus

Materials company 3M told its employees on Wednesday that it has reached a deal to sell its Austin campus and that employees will be moved to a new building off Parmer Lane in Northeast Austin. Austin-based World Class Capital, a private...

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3M reaches deal to sell its 156-acre Austin campus

Materials company 3M told its employees on Wednesday that it has reached a deal to sell its Austin campus and that employees will be moved to a new building off Parmer Lane in Northeast Austin.  Austin-based World Class Capital, a private investment...

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In Austin, Postmates will deliver beer to your doorstep

Starting today, on-demand delivery app Postmates will bring beer to your doorstep. Postmates has teamed up with Austin liquor stores, such as with South Lamar Wine & Spirits, 34 Wine & Spirits and Travis Heights Beverage World, to deliver...

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Michelle Obama is coming to Austin for a tech conference

Michelle Obama just can’t get enough of Austin. The former first lady is coming back to our city in October for a tech conference hosted by social media software company Spredfast. The company posted the news to its Twitter account on Tuesday morning...

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Tech Crawl: European Union fines Google $2.7 billion for antitrust violations

European Union fines Google $2.7 billion A record antitrust fine was issued against Google on Tuesday for illegally steering users to its comparison shopping website, according to European Union regulators. This is the largest fine ever levied against...

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Tech Crawl: Uber starts search for a new CEO

Good morning, everyone. There’s lots happening today in tech news. Here’s what you need to know: Uber has started the search for a new CEO Recode has tallied the names on the short list for the next CEO of Uber. Earlier this week, founder and CEO...

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Can AMD compete with Intel? AMD’s stock soars as it jumps back into profitable chip server market

Standing on a stage at Austin’s Long Center for the Performing Arts,  Lisa Su beamed down at the invite-only audience as she announced the long-awaited news that Advanced Micro Devices was elbowing its way back into the profitable server business...

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Dell: Progress slow as it aims to increase number of women, people of color in workforce

Dell Technologies hasn’t made significant progress in increasing the number of women and people of color that it employs, according to its latest report on the diversity of its workforce.  The Round Rock-based company said on the second-to-last page...

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Why Facebook has hired 700 Austin workers and is getting ready for another wave of expansion

In 2010, Facebook Inc. opened a seven-person office to explore whether the city was a good fit for its young, hard-driving workforce.   It turned out it was, and over the past seven years, the social media giant has grown its Austin team to 700 people...

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Austin man wins a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship

A twenty-year-old Austin resident named Micah Green, who has started a housecleaning robotics company called Maidbot, has won a coveted $100,000 Thiel Fellowship. The popular fellowship helps young entrepreneurs pursue their passion instead of going...

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