La nueva cara de la Cámara de Comercio Hispana

Como el nuevo presidente de la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de Austin, Luis Rodríguez está comenzando a apreciar las diferencias entre su ciudad natal de San Antonio, donde como el segundo a cargo ayudó a la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de ahí obtener...

Read More

Open Source

Monday Tech Crawl: Alphabet balloons get approval to restore Puerto Rico cell service, and Facebook security chief responds to criticism about company’s algorithms 

Puerto Rico might have wide-ranging cell service again soon Project Loon, the weather balloon system by Google’s parent company Alphabet that can provide cellular data service, has been approved by the Federal Communications Commission to deploy to...

Read More

As retail competition intensifies, Amazon, Wal-Mart, other competitors investing in workforce 

Part of what’s made Amazon successful, analysts say, is that the company is consistently forward thinking about its customers -- creating products and programs people didn’t know they wanted before having them. The future of Amazon, though, could...

Read More

As other cities loudly pursue Amazon’s HQ2, Austin takes quieter tack

The responses from cities across the U.S. to Amazon’s plans for a second headquarters have been overwhelming. Cities across the country have been loud and passionate in their pursuit of Amazon’s planned $5 billion “second headquarters,” a facility...

Read More

While other cities loudly woo Amazon’s HQ2, Austin proceeding quietly

The responses from cities across the U.S. to Amazon’s plans for a second headquarters have been overwhelming.  Municipalities have been loud and passionate in their pursuit of the $5 billion facility Amazon said will create 50,000 jobs, with positions...

Read More

Open Source

Report: Whole Foods prices down only 1 percent since Amazon takeover 

When Amazon officially took over Whole Foods Market on Aug. 28, it made a splash in the retail industry by immediately lowering some prices at the grocer.  After more than one month, however, Whole Foods’ “Whole Paycheck” image has not drastically...

Read More

Amazon has quietly more than doubled its Austin presence in past year

Amazon has more than doubled its Austin workforce in the past year, and indications are that more local growth could be in the works, separate from the e-commerce giant’s splashy purchase of Austin-based Whole Foods Market and its high-profile search...

Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon has quietly more than doubled its Austin presence in past year

Amazon has more than doubled its Austin workforce in the past year, and indications are that more local growth could be in the works, separate from the e-commerce giant’s splashy purchase of Austin-based Whole Foods Market and its high-profile search...

Read More

Open Source

Monday Tech Crawl: Facebook to share 3,000 Russian political ads with U.S. government today, and Uber’s board sees infighting 

Facebook is giving U.S. Congress a large load of ad data today Facebook on Monday plans to hand over about 3,000 political ads to the U.S. government believed to have been purchased by Russian sources during the 2016 presidential election cycle. Weeks...

Read More

Austin and Amazon’s HQ2: Could it — and should it — happen here?

Ever since Amazon suddenly announced Sept. 7 that it will build a second company headquarters, just about everyone has weighed in on Austin’s potential of landing the $5 billion project Amazon is calling “HQ2. Area economic experts say Austin...

Read More