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Austin software maker Bazaarvoice’s revenue was flat in the company’s fiscal third quarter, but CEO Gene Austin said growth is on the way. The online and social media marketing company on Tuesday reported revenue of $50.5 million for the quarter ended...Read More
When veteran entrepreneur Brett Hurt set out to raise millions in venture capital for his startup, data.world, he knew he would need to look outside Austin to get the deal done. Hurt ended up closing on $19 million this month, bringing the total his...Read More
Tech Crawl: Uber’s new diversity officer suddenly has a new deadline. Plus, Tesla loses a top exec and says it will need more cash, and Facebook tries to make up with the media.
Uber’s new diversity officer has a new deadline Uber’s diversity officer, Bernard Coleman III, joined the company in January. Now, amid the furor over reports of sexual harassment, unresponsive management and a frat-boy culture, he is tasked with...Read More
Austin startup data.world came out of stealth mode last July to tell its story. The company, founded by a team of Austin tech veterans, revealed it was building a social network geared toward helping data scientists connect and share collections...Read More
Six months ago, digital sports media startup FloSports raised $21.2 million to expand coverage of niche sports for die-hard fans. Now the company -- which provides online sites for sports that don’t typically get network coverage -- is putting that...Read More
Tech Crawl: Facebook takes on LinkedIn with job listings, and Snap gears up for a $3.2 billion IPO. Plus, Austin’s Q2 stock soars after it beats the Street.
Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here’s what’s going on: Facebook takes on LinkedIn with job listings It just got easier to apply for a job online. Facebook is entering the job market by letting...Read More
Indeed, the Austin-based Internet job search company, is doubling down on Dublin, Ireland, with plans to add 500 jobs there. The company said Wednesday it will add the jobs over the next two years. The Dublin office is the company’s headquarters...Read More
Last week, Austin online shipping company uShip named a new CEO. This week, the company announced it has landed $25 million for a new expansion push. The company said Wednesday it received the funding in a deal lead by DB Schenker, one of the world’s...Read More
A new Austin startup wants to put an end to fake news, fake profiles and “alternative facts” online. Authenticated Reality launched its product, a browser called “The New Internet,” in private beta testing this week. The browser essentially sits on...Read More
Shares of online coupon company RetailMeNot soared on Tuesday after the company beat Wall Street expectations in the fourth quarter. RetailMeNot reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.4 million. On a per-share basis, the company posted a profit...Read More