General: New tech center in Austin will keep Army relevant 

The U.S. Army’s new technology center in Austin, named its Futures Command, is necessary for the military branch to remain “the best army in the world,” Army Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley said Wednesday. Wesley, who is in Austin this week with a team of Army...

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Talking about Dell going public with Texas Standard

Round-Rock based Dell Technologies made a big announcement on Monday: It is rejoining the public markets.  The move, made just five years after Dell and other investors spent $24.4 billion to privatize the company, means that Dell has opened itself...

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Tuesday Tech Crawl: LeBron to Lakers a win for shopping startup Wish, and more movie subscription plans launching 

Shopping startup Wish is about to get a lot of air time After NBA superstar LeBron James decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakes this week, the talk of the league was how good his squad might be next season. For Wish, the California-based e-commerce...

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Dell is returning to public trading

Just five years after going private, Dell Technologies is diving back into the public waters, not through an initial public offering — the usual option, which also hands over substantial control to the open market — but through a unique avenue created...

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Five years later, Dell Technologies returns to public market

Michael Dell is taking his massive technology company public again. But this time, he’s making sure he maintains majority control over it. Just five years after going private, Dell Technologies is diving back into the public waters...

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Dell is returning to public trading 

Michael Dell is taking his massive technology company public again. But this time, he’s making sure he maintains majority control over it. Just five years after going private, Dell Technologies is diving back into the public waters, not through an...

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Uber launches shared bike service in Austin, entering crowded market

Technology’s next disruption of Austin’s transportation system has arrived in the form of dockless bikes. And this time, heavyweights in the transportation industry are butting in. Uber, the brand known for its automobile ride-hailing service, on...

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Texas’ online tax collection rules may change after Supreme Court ruling

Texas might have to revise its sales tax collection rules and procedures in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week that tax must be collected on all online sales, officials with the Texas state comptroller’s office say. The comptroller’s...

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PolitiFact: Claim of $1B giveaway on stadium gets a red card

It’s an alarming contention: The Austin City Council is poised to “give” more than $1 billion to a private company and receive nothing in return as it seeks to lure a Major League Soccer team here. The anti-stadium political action committee...

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Monday Tech Crawl: Intel’s struggles helping AMD, and fallout from online sales tax ruling continues 

Intel’s recent downfalls are catching up to it The chipmaking giant has struggled lately with significant manufacturing issues and chip security flaws. The company’s downturn comes at a time when competitors such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

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