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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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VR projects get real at UT Arts and Entertainment Showcase

Attendees of an Arts and Entertainment Showcase held Thursday night at the University of Texas Foundry got an eye- and earful of projects that students in the program have been working on in areas including animation, virtual reality and 3-D projection...

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Talking about the troubles at MoviePass with Texas Standard

This week on the “Texas Standard” radio show, we discussed the disruption and (possibly short?) future of MoviePass, the controversial entertainment service that allows you to watch a movie a day for a flat monthly fee. What will happen if MoviePass...

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Austin’s Care2Rock looks to pair instructors with music students, foster kids online

Lawyer Karyn Scott was a juvenile prosecutor in Travis County and a volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Texas when she decided her side gig as a manager for bands such as Alpha Rev might somehow be a help to kids in the court...

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With acquisition, RetailMeNot jumps into prescription drug business

Austin-based online coupon company RetailMeNot is jumping into the prescription drug business with the acquisition of a Utah company that provides drug pricing information and coupons. LowestMed, based in Draper, Utah, operates a website and app that...

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Software maker ProjectManager.com moves HQ from New Zealand to Austin

Software maker ProjectManager.com is moving its headquarters from New Zealand to Austin to expand its U.S. customer base. Founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 2008, the company offers online project management software with tools for project managers...

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Talking about personal safety apps and tools with Texas Standard

This week on the “Texas Standard” radio program, our tech talk focused on ways to protect your property and yourself using apps and gadgets such as Amazon’s Ring doorbell or panic-button apps that can alert your friends or services when you’re in...

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Austin startup backed by Mark Cuban is bought by Illinois software maker

Austin startup Meta SaaS, which was backed by billionaire Dallas businessman Mark Cuban, has been acquired by an Illinois software maker. Financial terms of the purchase by software and security manager Flexera, based in Itasca, Ill., were not disclosed...

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