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Federal age discrimination lawsuit filed against IBM

Another round of former IBM employees are claiming that the technology giant removed older workers  to make room for millennials.  Lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan on Monday filed a lawsuit on behalf of three former IBM employees in federal court in Manhattan...

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Jeff Bezos says Amazon HQ2 decision will be announced this year

Good morning, Austin! Welcome to your daily Tech Crawl, where we share the headlines we’re following today. Bezos: Amazon HQ2 decision will be announced by the end of the year Amazon is still dragging this thing out. Jeff Bezos, the company’s CEO...

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Dell, other tech giants team up to improve diversity in training pipeline

Round Rock-based Dell Technologies has joined forces with companies like Intel and Microsoft to increase the number of women of color receiving computing degrees, the company said.  Pivotal Ventures, the investment and incubation company by Melinda...

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Two Austin marketing firms merge to form MODintelechy

Two Austin marketing groups — The MOD Studio and Intelechy Group — have merged to form MODintelechy, the companies announced Monday. Financial terms of the deal were not released. In a news release, the companies said the partnership will allow them...

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Is Austin on track to become a health tech hub?

When the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas opened its door to students in 2016, tech leaders and city officials had high hopes that it would be a boon to the health care sector of Austin’s economy. Now, industry leaders say,...

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Is Austin on track to become a health tech hub?

When the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas opened its door to students in 2016, tech leaders and city officials had high hopes that it would be a boon to the health care sector of Austin’s economy. Now, industry leaders say, they are...

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Twitter permanently suspends Infowars accounts and founder Alex Jones

Good morning, Austin! Check out some of the top headlines we’re following today: Twitter: So long, Alex Jones Twitter permanently banned the accounts of Infowars and its founder, Austin resident Alex Jones, for violating the site’s “abusive behavior”...

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Dell reports strong sales as return to public markets looms

Dell Technologies Inc. reported strong earnings in its fiscal second quarter — the first earnings report since the Round Rock-based tech giant announced its $21.7 billion deal to return to the public markets.  Dell on Thursday reported 18 percent...

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Twitter to label political ads ahead of 2018 election

Good morning, Austin! You’ve nearly made it to Labor Day weekend. Before you close all of your tabs and slam your laptop shut, check out the latest tech news we’re following today. Twitter launches new certification process for political ads Twitter...

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