Lilly Rockwell: Tech Capital

The One-Question Interview: A  tech CEO talks about what to look for in a good mentor

Greg Stock is the CEO of Austin-based Zenoss, a provider of enterprise software for network monitoring.  He spoke to 512tech.com recently about the influence mentors have had on his working life. As a CEO, he says, mentors have helped him with tough...

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What Dell workers think about cubicles vs. open office

While on a recent tour of Dell Technologies' new open-office environment at its Round Rock campus, I had the chance to sit down with two Dell workers to find out what it was like to lose a cubicle desk in favor of unassigned open seating.  A bit of...

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Dell sheds the cubicle farm to experiment with an open office layout

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Dell Technologies showed off its latest innovation, a design achievement that doesn't rely on a memory card or cloud computing.   It's the new look and furnishings of the tech company's 22-year-old Round Rock campus...

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Open Source

Austin's Mirna Therapeutics' stock plummets more than 20 percent

Mirna Therapeutics, an Austin-based drug development company, said last night that it had to abruptly close its Phase 1 study for its lead cancer drug because of "severe adverse events" associated with patients who were given the drug.  "The company...

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You say you're a Clinton supporter. But your biometric data says you aren't.

Even though she’s already decided to vote for Donald Trump, Austin resident Diana Welsch was eager to watch last week’s televised Commander-in-Chief forum, which featured the two major party candidates fielding questions about military issues.  But...

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Open Source

For the first time, Dell is No. 1 for server shipments

Dell Inc. reached a major milestone this year when it shipped more servers than its competitors in the second quarter.  Research firm Gartner said Dell gained 8.9 percent in market share to secure 19 percent of the market in server shipments, though...

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Open Source

Dell executive: Employees 'extremely motivated' by EMC deal

On Wednesday, the day Dell closed its purchase of EMC Corp.,  Dell EMC President and Chief Commercial Officer Marius Haas spoke by phone with the American-Statesman about the merger and its impact on the Central Texas workforce.  The following transcript...

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For the new Dell, Day 1 is all about the message 

The first day of any big acquisition or merger is usually a time for the marketing and public relations department to shine.  New logos and slogans are unveiled, old Twitter accounts are retired, signs at offices across the globe are switched out...

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A new chapter begins as Dell finalizes its EMC purchase

Dell Technologies will finalize its $67 billion purchase of EMC Corp. on Wednesday, nearly a year after the tech giant stunned the tech world by announcing that it was buying data storage company EMC Corp.  Acquiring Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC is...

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Austin tech sector gears up for campaign season

This upcoming election season, the Austin tech industry will break into local campaigning like never before, with a new political action committee and candidate endorsements, meet-and-greets with Austin City Council members and a get-out-the vote...

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