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Report: Whole Foods stores with Amazon lockers are seeing more quick-trip shoppers 

More shoppers are making short stops at Whole Foods Market stores that have installed Amazon lockers, according to a report by Reuters news service. Whole Foods has seen an 11 percent increase in quick trips at stores with the Amazon lockers since...

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Monday Tech Crawl: Zuckerberg apologizes in full-page ad, and Waymo CEO responds to fatal Uber crash 

Facebook continues to respond to the Cambridge Analytica scandal  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, said in a full-page advertisement that ran in several major newspapers in the U.S. and London on Sunday that his company is “sorry we didn’t do more”...

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Dell-controlled Pivotal Software files for IPO; move could raise capital for Round Rock tech giant

Pivotal Software, a California-based cloud computing company whose majority owner is Dell Technologies, on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $100 million.  Plans for a Pivotal Software IPO come just weeks after Round-Rock based...

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Oracle bets big on Austin, as founder Larry Ellison says new campus will eventually employ 10,000

Oracle is betting big on Austin. The California-based company unveiled its new corporate campus in Southeast Austin this week, and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison said he expects it to eventually grow to 10,000 employees. “We have a handful of hubs...

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Talking about Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis with Texas Standard

This week on the “Texas Standard” radio program, our tech topic was the crisis at Facebook over data from millions of Facebook users apparently used by a company to aid the Donald Trump presidential campaign in 2016.  This week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

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Friday Tech Crawl: Craigslist pulls personals, Twitter’s Dorsey sees big Bitcoin future, ‘Banner Saga 3’ will be on Switch

Happy Friday, Austin! Here are some tech-related stories we’re checking out today. Craigslist removes personals Axios reports that Craigslist has pulled all personal ads from its online service as a response to a new law passed by the U.S. Congress...

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Austin’s Upland Software buys Ireland-based firm

Austin-based Upland Software is at it again. The company, which has grown by acquiring smaller software companies, said it has purchased InterFAX Communications of Dublin, Ireland. InterFAX sells secure, cloud-based messaging services including enterprise...

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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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Report: Some Whole Foods execs, managers leaving in wake of Amazon merger

As Whole Foods Market has integrated with Amazon, the organic grocer is seeing some turnover among its executives, according to a new report.  More than a dozen executives and senior managers have opted to leave or been forced out since the Austin-based...

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