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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends Alex Jones’ time-out and says he’s rethinking the platform

Good morning, Austin! Here are some of the tech stories we are following this morning: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends Alex Jones’ time-out and says he’s rethinking the platform Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is doing damage control after the platform suspended...

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Austin's Bumble launches investment fund for female-founded startups

Bumble, known for its female-friendly dating app, is launching an investment fund to back female-founded and female-led businesses. The Austin-based company said Wednesday that it has invested in five companies so far. “There’s plenty of data that...

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TECH TAKEOVER: Arrival of industry giants remaking downtown Austin

Social media giants, internet companies, the world’s largest retailer and the U.S. military. That’s just a short list of the players moving into or expanding their operations in downtown Austin in a race to attract tech workers. ...

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Tech takeover: Arrival of industry giants remaking downtown Austin

Social media giants, internet companies, the world’s largest retailer and the U.S. military. That’s just a short list of the players moving into or expanding their operations in downtown Austin in a race to attract tech workers. The result, experts...

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Austin-based SailPoint’s stock soars after the cybersecurity firm beats the Street

Shares of cybersecurity firm SailPoint Technologies soared on Thursday after the company beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter. Austin-based SailPoint reported that revenue jumped 39 percent to $54.6 million from the year before. That...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Tesla likely to face SEC investigation after tweets, Tribune terminates Sinclair merger agreement, plus more news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Tesla likely to face SEC investigation after tweets Elon Musk's lawyers are probably pouring over rule 14e-8 of the Securities...

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This startup wants to make deliveries less stressful for apartment dwellers

When Michael Patton moved to a Dallas apartment complex three years ago, the leasing office was receiving 250 to 300 packages every day. “The e-commerce explosion has flooded apartment buildings with packages,” Patton said. “I saw what a pain it was...

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Fresh off strong earnings report, Austin’s Q2 Holdings snaps up California startup 

Fresh off a strong earnings report, Austin-based Q2 Holdings, which sells online banking software, said it plans to acquire Cloud Lending, a California-based startup that sells a lending and leasing platform. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Tesla stock soars after Musk’s apology, Apple becomes the first $1 trillion company, and Google plans return to China with censored app 

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Tesla stock soars after promise of a profitable second half Shares of Tesla soared roughly 9 percent at the start of...

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