Apple dives deeper into Austin's talent pool

Apple Inc., which recently completed its expansive campus in Northwest Austin, has been discreetly building a core engineering team across town, fueling a new wave of growth in Central Texas. The California-based technology giant is pulling back the...

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Tech Crawl: Exploding batteries cause delay of Galaxy Note 7 shipments; speculation over a Twitter takeover and New York gets a new unicorn

Good morning, Austin. And happy September! We perused the internet to bring you what's happening in technology news today. Here's what's going on: Samsung delays some Galaxy Note 7 shipments Exploding batteries are causing Samsung to delay shipments...

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Austin-based Scanther Mobile is acquired by Dallas digital marketing agency

Advice Interactive Group, a local search and digital marketing agency, has acquired Austin-based Scanther Mobile, a mobile app technology company. Financial terms of the deal were not provided. Advice, based in Dallas, said Scanther's technology provides...

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Athenahealth snaps up Austin-based healthcare startup Patient IO

Athenahealth, the nation's largest healthcare network, has acquired Austin-based healthcare startup Patient IO. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs Jason Bornhorst, Colin Anawaty and Brian Gambs, Patient...

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Tech Crawl: Facebook ends human editing of Trending topics, Clinton staffers embrace "Snowden approved" encryption app

Happy Monday, Austin! We scanned the internet to catch you up on what happened in tech news over the weekend. Here's what's going on: Facebook ends human editing of Trending topics After fallout from charges of anti-conservative political bias, Facebook...

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Austin's uShip plans move to a larger campus to ramp up hiring

Austin-based uShip has outgrown its two downtown offices and is moving to a new headquarters on East Riverside as it launches an aggressive hiring plan. The company, which runs an online shipping marketplace, will move to a three-story, 45,000-square-foot...

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S3 Ventures closes on a new $75 million fund

At a time when some venture capital firms are pulling back, Austin’s S3 Ventures has closed on a new $75 million fund to invest in technology startups, according to securities filings.S3, which is one of Austin’s most active venture capital firms...

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Austin's S3 Ventures raises a new fund to invest in startups

At a time when some venture capital firms are pulling back, Austin's S3 Ventures has closed on a new $75 million fund to invest in technology startups, according to securities filings. S3, which is one of Austin's most active venture capital firms...

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Tech Crawl: Google recruits web stars for VR push and Amazon plans lower cost music subscription service

Good morning, Austin. We have cruised the internet to bring you the latest tech news. Here's what's happening: Google amps up its virtual reality push Google is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into virtual-reality films and programs ahead...

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VUV Analytics nets $6.5 million to ramp up growth

VUV Analytics, a Cedar Park-based scientific instruments company, has raised $6.5 million to expand development and break into new markets. The company, which focuses on molecular spectroscopy, sells optical lab instruments that use short wavelengths...

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