Austin’s Accruent acquires California-based healthcare technology company

Austin-based Accruent is continuing its buying spree with the acquisition of a California-based software maker Connectiv. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Accruent, which develops real estate, facilities and equipment management software...

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Austin’s Accruent acquires California health tech company

Austin-based Accruent is continuing its buying spree with the acquisition of a California-based software maker Connectiv. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Accruent, which develops real estate, facilities and equipment management software...

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Wednesday Tech Crawl: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is finally going to speak, and Walmart is looking to buy lots more online startups

Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here are the headlines we’re following today: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Is Finally Going to Speak Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will address employees of the...

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Austin-based Mythic lands $40 million to launch its artificial intelligence platform

Austin-based Mythic has landed $40 million in funding to launch its artificial intelligence platform aimed at devices ranging from smart watches to robots to drones. SoftBank Ventures, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp., was...

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Austin dating app Bumble fires back against lawsuit by Tinder’s parent company

Austin-based Bumble, known for its female-friendly dating app, is fighting back against a lawsuit filed by Match Group, Tinder’s parent company, that accuses it of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District...

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Match Group sues Austin-based dating app Bumble, accuses it of patent infringement

Austin-based Bumble, known for its female-friendly dating app, is being sued by Match Group, Tinder’s parent company, which accuses it of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District...

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Even Cheetos gets in on the artificial intelligence game at South by Southwest

Artificial intelligence has been one of the Big Themes at this year’s South by Southwest. Now even snack foods -- Cheetos, in this case -- are getting in on the game. The brand launched its new Cheetos Vision app at SXSW, and it's pretty cheesy...

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Austin startup’s founder gets a surprise chance to pitch Reddit CEO Steve Huffman at SXSW

Timing can be everything at South by Southwest. On Monday, Daniel Senyard was working at his desk at Capital Factory, where his Austin-based tech travel startup Shep is based.  At the same time on another Capital Factory floor, Capital Factory executive...

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Austin athletic apparel startup Outdoor Voices scores $34M in new funding

Austin-based fitness apparel startup Outdoor Voices has raised $34 million to open more shops and host events nationwide. The Series C round of funding was led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), which has invested in brands such as Jet.com...

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Two Austin startups win big at SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event

For startups, South by Southwest  is both an opportunity to break out, and a challenge to get above the noise. Two Austin startups -- GrubTubs and ICON 3D -- did that over the weekend by winning their categories in the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator...

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