Lori Hawkins: Plugged In
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
San Antonio-based Rackspace has nixed plans to move more than 500 employees into Austin Community College’s Highland campus, formerly the Highland Mall site in North Austin. Rackspace — a cloud hosting company — had announced plans to open its offices...Read More
Tech Crawl: Twitter shares plunge 10 percent after a brutal quarterly report. Plus, Facebook is closing hundreds of Oculus VR pop-ups, and a new VC firm is targeting cyber-security startups.
Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s happening: Twitter shares crater as growth slows to a crawl Forget the “Trump bump.” Twitter shares sank Thursday after the social media...Read More
Rackspace Hosting, which was acquired three months ago by a New York private equity firm, will cut six percent of its U.S. workforce, the company said Tuesday. The layoffs will affect at least 275 employees of its more than 4,600 U.S. employees...Read More