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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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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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Dell has taken small steps in diversifying its global workforce  

Dell Technologies made incremental steps last year in its efforts to increase the gender and ethnic diversity of its workforce, according to new data released by the company. In an annual company report, the Round Rock-based technology giant said...

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Carver Museum and Library latest to hop on Google Fiber’s Austin gigabit-speed Community Connections

On Saturday, East Austin’s George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center held a “Let It Ring” Juneteenth celebration in advance of Tuesday’s holiday.  The event, which attracted about 600 attendees, included music, a petting zoo and games, but...

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AMD winning over industry fans with new products, stronger financial performance

All you have to do to witness the excitement surrounding Advanced Micro Devices is to look at the chipmaker’s share price, which has risen more than 50 percent since the beginning of the year. The latest surge, coming in the past seven to 10 days...

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Chip designer Ambiq Micro raises $11M of planned $20M offering, according to SEC filings

Austin-based chip designer Ambiq Micro, which has been a pioneer in ultra-low power solutions for wireless electronics, has raised $11.4 million, according to a securities filing. The money is part of a planned $20 million offering, according to a...

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When the robots come to Austin, we will probably kick them.

Last year, the Austin City Council approved the use of delivery robots in town. The robot delivery company in question is called Starship Technologies (even though based on their robot design Droid Technoiogies would probably been a better... wait that’s...

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EMC deal helping boost Dell’s revenue 

Dell Technologies’ decision to buy data storage giant EMC Corp. is proving a boost to the Round Rock-based tech giant’s revenue.  Dell on Monday reported 19 percent year-over-year revenue growth for its fiscal first quarter, with revenue increasing...

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Study: Americans worried about AI and its impact on data security  

You’ve heard it before. Artificial intelligence is here to take your jobs and steal your privacy. With the advent of facial recognition technology in products like iPhones, and recent data breaches at major companies such as Facebook, concern over...

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Why are smaller semiconductors better in tech?

Some Apple fans are excited on recent reports that the company has already started ramping up smaller, more efficient processors to use in its next iPhone models. The new processors from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company are said to be 7...

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