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Thursday Tech Crawl: Amazon’s finance ambitions are drawing attention from the Fed, and 100M smart home devices could be vulnerable to hacking. Plus more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Amazon’s finance ambitions are drawing attention from the Fed U.S. banks are keeping a watchful eye on the ambitions...

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FORECAST: Partly sunny Saturday, temps near 90; possible showers Sunday

Saturday forecast for Austin: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent, the National...

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Austin AI startup Ojo Labs raises $20.5 million for product development

Ojo Labs, which is using artificial intelligence to connect businesses to consumers, has raised $20.5 million to roll out its products. The Austin-based startup received the funding from investors in industries it is targeting: real estate, finance...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Amazon backlash in Seattle, YouTube relaunches a $9.99/monthly music service and Senate narrowly blocks repeal of net neutrality rules

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Amazon backlash in Seattle: Seething tensions, livid neighbors and rising rents Can a city grow too fast? That’s what Seattle...

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EXCLUSIVE: Indeed plans to expand in Austin, add up to 3,000 jobs

Internet job search company Indeed said Thursday it is launching a new wave of growth that could add as many as 3,000 new jobs in Austin over the next several years. Indeed, which currently has 1,600 employees in Austin, has been one of Central Texas’...

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Austin Technology Council CEO Barbary Brunner leaves to join mobile software maker Phunware

Austin Technology Council CEO Barbary Brunner is leaving the organization to join mobile software company Phunware. Brunner has been a high-profile voice in Austin’s tech community since taking the CEO position in 2016. She will become chief marketing...

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Exclusive: Indeed launches major expansion that will add up to 3,000 workers in Austin

Internet job search company Indeed said Thursday it is launching a new wave of growth that could add as many as 3,000 new jobs in Austin over the next several years. Indeed, which currently has 1,600 employees in Austin, has been one of Central Texas’...

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Welcome to the startup farm: Three startups in one Austin house

For startups, finding a temporary place to live in Austin that they can afford can be a challenge. So the founders of three startups came up with an offbeat solution: Rent out a big house and share it. The leaders of Vinder, Aggressively...

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Welcome to the startup farm: Why three startups are sharing one Austin house

When Sam Lillie found out that his Washington-based startup Vinder was accepted into a new Austin accelerator program, his plan was to live in his van during the four-month program. He and co-founder Mark DeJarnatt spent three days driving from Port...

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