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Dell Technologies makes a $1 billion bet on the Internet of Things

Dell Technologies is making a $1 billion bet on the Internet of Things, with a new initiative and a three-year plan to create new products. The Round Rock-based tech giant said Tuesday that it will commit the money for research and development of...

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Are you ready for Austin Startup Week? 

In a sense, Matt Darner and Cameron Desautels of Dallas are on a scouting mission. They’re coming to town for Austin Startup Week, a five-day conference that starts Monday. If they like what they see, Darner and Desautels say they’ll consider relocating...

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Wednesday Tech Crawl: Uber strips power from ousted CEO Travis Kalanick. Plus more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here’s what’s happening: Uber strips power from ousted CEO Travis Kalanick Uber has stripped power from its founder and former CEO, Travis Kalanick, as part...

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Boston-based startup accelerator MassChallenge is coming to Austin

MassChallenge, a Boston-based accelerator, has chosen Austin as its second U.S. site and plans to accept up to 100 startups in its first program. The nonprofit organization is looking for early stage companies in any industry, including high tech...

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The One-Question Interview: Carolyn Betts, CEO of Betts Recruiting

When startups raise venture capital, one of the first places they invest is sales. Sometimes they need to fill a key leadership role, often they need to build out an entire team. It can be highly competitive. Finding that talent is the specialty...

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Austin’s Asure Software continues buying spree with another deal

Asure Software is continuing its buying spree with another acquisition. The Austin-based company said it has purchased Birmingham, Ala.-based Associated Data Services, a regional human resources and payroll services bureau in the Southeastern U.S...

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Facebook plans expansion in downtown Austin

In another major expansion for Facebook in Austin, the social media giant said it will lease more than 230,000 square feet of space in a 29-story office tower under construction downtown. The new space will nearly double the Silicon Valley...

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Facebook plans major expansion in downtown Austin

In another major expansion for Facebook in Austin, the social media giant said it will lease more than 230,000 square feet of space in a 29-story office tower under construction downtown. The new space will nearly double the Silicon Valley company’s...

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Wednesday Tech Crawl: Twitter lets some go beyond the 140-character limit. Plus more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s happening: Twitter lets some go beyond the 140-character limit As it struggles to attract new users, Twitter is lifting its 140-character...

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Austin health care videoconferencing startup raises $5 million

An Austin-based  technology startup that provides healthcare planning to people with serious medical conditions has raised $5.1 million to expand nationally. Austin-based Iris Plans received the funding from investors including New York-based Activate...

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