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Exclusive: Indeed launches major expansion that will add up to 3,000 workers in Austin

Internet job search company Indeed said Thursday it is launching a new wave of growth that could add as many as 3,000 new jobs in Austin over the next several years. Indeed, which currently has 1,600 employees in Austin, has been one of Central Texas’...

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Welcome to the startup farm: Why three startups are sharing one Austin house

When Sam Lillie found out that his Washington-based startup Vinder was accepted into a new Austin accelerator program, his plan was to live in his van during the four-month program. He and co-founder Mark DeJarnatt spent three days driving from Port...

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Michael Dell bought the most expensive apartment in New York 

Dell Technologies founder and CEO Michael Dell has been sitting on a New York record for almost four years. More: Dell Technologies considering IPO, other options, to boost revenue, reports say  A $100 million record. Well, $100.47 million, to be...

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In new South Austin development, smart homes come with a roommate: Alexa

“Alexa, I’m home.” The command, given at the entry foyer of a model home in South Austin’s Enclave at Estancia, does a few things. Amazon’s voice-recognition technology, which is in a variety of devices in many homes, in this case is triggering a...

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Check out SpareFoot’s new Austin headquarters, where in-house chefs prepare lunch and employees’ dogs roam the halls

Chuck Gordon got the idea for SpareFoot in 2007 when he was a student at UCLA getting ready to study abroad. He looked for a temporary storage space, but soon realized it would cost thousands of dollars to store his possessions. So he used friends’...

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Austin Answered: What’s the story behind Austin’s ‘Ramp of Mystery’?

If you search on Google Maps for “Ramp of Mystery,” a curious Southeast Austin landmark appears, a concrete structure that leads to nowhere, sitting in an overgrown field.  It’s a steep ramp with too much of an incline to walk up easily. To the...

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