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Thursday Tech Crawl: Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100M Prime members, Facebook posts a job listing for chip designers, and some wonder if iPhone demand has peaked.
 Good Thursday morning to you, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are today’s headlines: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual shareholder letter and it includes some news. Bezos disclosed for the first time that Prime now exceeds 100 million members worldwide. In 2017...

Posted: 3 days ago

Good Thursday morning to you, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are today’s headlines: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual shareholder letter and it includes some news. Bezos disclosed for the first time that Prime now exceeds 100 million members worldwide. In 2017...
This Austin startup used its own virtual reality technology to pitch VCs -- and raised millions
 When it came time for TheWaveVR to raise a new round of venture capital, the Austin-based startup used its own virtual reality technology to make the pitch. The company, which has created a social platform for VR music and visual experiences, used its content creation tool, Wave Builder, to create an interactive VR pitch deck to pitch...

Posted: 3 days ago

When it came time for TheWaveVR to raise a new round of venture capital, the Austin-based startup used its own virtual reality technology to make the pitch. The company, which has created a social platform for VR music and visual experiences, used its content creation tool, Wave Builder, to create an interactive VR pitch deck to pitch...
Indiana-based mobile fundraiser OneCause acquires Austin’s Great Feats
 Indiana-based mobile fundraising company OneCause has acquired Austin-based Great Feats, which provides a social engagement and fundraising platform. Financial terms were not disclosed. OneCause, based in Indianapolis, said Great Feats will allow it to add peer-to-peer social fundraising to reach new donors with with new social...

Posted: 4 days ago

Indiana-based mobile fundraising company OneCause has acquired Austin-based Great Feats, which provides a social engagement and fundraising platform. Financial terms were not disclosed. OneCause, based in Indianapolis, said Great Feats will allow it to add peer-to-peer social fundraising to reach new donors with with new social...
Thanks to $250 million mega-deal, venture capital activity in Austin soared in 1st quarter
 Thanks to a $250 million mega-investment in Austin-based WP Engine, venture capital activity in Austin soared in the first quarter. A total of $510 million was raised by 27 companies during the quarter, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. That’s a 226 percent increase from the first quarter of 2017...

Posted: 4 days ago

Thanks to a $250 million mega-investment in Austin-based WP Engine, venture capital activity in Austin soared in the first quarter. A total of $510 million was raised by 27 companies during the quarter, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. That’s a 226 percent increase from the first quarter of 2017...
Thursday Tech Crawl: Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing. Plus, Apple’s stumbling HomePod isn’t the hot seller it wanted.
 Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest technology headlines. Here’s what’s happening: The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was given a rougher ride on his second day of congressional testimony on Wednesday as he faced sharp questions about the tech giant’s ability to track its users&rsquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest technology headlines. Here’s what’s happening: The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was given a rougher ride on his second day of congressional testimony on Wednesday as he faced sharp questions about the tech giant’s ability to track its users&rsquo...
Documents: Oracle plans to nearly double size of Austin campus
 Oracle’s massive Austin waterfront campus is about to get even bigger. In March, Oracle moved into its new, five-story building in Southeast Austin that spans more than half a million square feet and overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Now, new plans filed with the city of Austin show just how much larger the corporate campus along South Lakeshore...

Posted: 11 days ago

Oracle’s massive Austin waterfront campus is about to get even bigger. In March, Oracle moved into its new, five-story building in Southeast Austin that spans more than half a million square feet and overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Now, new plans filed with the city of Austin show just how much larger the corporate campus along South Lakeshore...
Oracle plans to nearly double size of Austin campus, city documents show
 Oracle’s massive Austin waterfront campus is about to get even bigger. In March, Oracle moved into its new, five-story building in Southeast Austin that spans more than half a million square feet and overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Now, new plans filed with the city of Austin show just how much larger the corporate campus along South...

Posted: 11 days ago

Oracle’s massive Austin waterfront campus is about to get even bigger. In March, Oracle moved into its new, five-story building in Southeast Austin that spans more than half a million square feet and overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Now, new plans filed with the city of Austin show just how much larger the corporate campus along South...
Austin’s Asure Software dives deeper into Internet of Things with latest acquisition
 Asure Software is diving deeper into the Internet of Things with its latest acquisition. The Austin-based company, which has grown in recent years by buying smaller companies, said Monday it has acquired OccupEye Limited, which provides an employee monitoring device. OccupEye was developed by Cad-Capture, a United Kingdom-based data management...

Posted: 13 days ago

Asure Software is diving deeper into the Internet of Things with its latest acquisition. The Austin-based company, which has grown in recent years by buying smaller companies, said Monday it has acquired OccupEye Limited, which provides an employee monitoring device. OccupEye was developed by Cad-Capture, a United Kingdom-based data management...
Genprex, Austin startup developing anti-lung cancer treatments, raises millions in IPO
 Genprex, a startup developing anti-cancer therapies, is Austin’s newest publicly traded company. The biotech company’s shares debuted Thursday at an initial public offering price of $5. Genprex offered 1.28 million common shares in the IPO, as well as another 192,000 available through an underwriters over-allotment.  The...

Posted: 17 days ago

Genprex, a startup developing anti-cancer therapies, is Austin’s newest publicly traded company. The biotech company’s shares debuted Thursday at an initial public offering price of $5. Genprex offered 1.28 million common shares in the IPO, as well as another 192,000 available through an underwriters over-allotment.  The...
Growth strategy turns Austin’s Pathway Vet Alliance into industry power
 Founded in 2012, Austin-based Pathway Vet Alliance has grown from a single veterinary clinic on North Lamar Boulevard to more than 130 locations in 26 states. The company has 2,700 employees nationwide, including 100 in Austin. It expects to add more than 45 workers in Austin this year. Stephen Hadley, a veterinarian and CEO of Pathway, said...

Posted: 17 days ago

Founded in 2012, Austin-based Pathway Vet Alliance has grown from a single veterinary clinic on North Lamar Boulevard to more than 130 locations in 26 states. The company has 2,700 employees nationwide, including 100 in Austin. It expects to add more than 45 workers in Austin this year. Stephen Hadley, a veterinarian and CEO of Pathway, said...
Austin’s Pathway Vet Alliance uses acquisition strategy to grow into industry power 
 Stacy Fuchino became a veterinarian because he wanted to care for pets. But after 20 years of owning P.V. Village Pet Hospital in Redondo Beach, Calif., the administrative side of his clinic was gobbling up too much of his time. So about two years ago, Fuchino sold P.V. Village to Pathway Vet Alliance, an Austin-based company that has...

Posted: 17 days ago

Stacy Fuchino became a veterinarian because he wanted to care for pets. But after 20 years of owning P.V. Village Pet Hospital in Redondo Beach, Calif., the administrative side of his clinic was gobbling up too much of his time. So about two years ago, Fuchino sold P.V. Village to Pathway Vet Alliance, an Austin-based company that has...
Thursday Tech Crawl: Facebook says data on most of its 2B users is vulnerable, and Google workers want work ended on Defense Department project
 Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring  you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Facebook said data on most of its 2 billion users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways the social media giant failed to protect people’s privacy while generating...

Posted: 17 days ago

Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring  you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Facebook said data on most of its 2 billion users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways the social media giant failed to protect people’s privacy while generating...
Austin’s Asure Software makes two more purchases, secures capital to continue acquisitions 
 Asure Software announced two more purchases on Monday and said it has secured additional capital to continue its acquisition strategy. Austin-based Asure said it has acquired Wells Fargo Business Payroll Services’ Evolution HCM customer portfolio, which is a division of Wells Fargo & Company.  Customers using Wells Fargo payroll...

Posted: 20 days ago

Asure Software announced two more purchases on Monday and said it has secured additional capital to continue its acquisition strategy. Austin-based Asure said it has acquired Wells Fargo Business Payroll Services’ Evolution HCM customer portfolio, which is a division of Wells Fargo & Company.  Customers using Wells Fargo payroll...
Escalating fight, Austin dating app Bumble sues Tinder’s owner for $400 million
 Austin-based Bumble, known for its female-friendly dating app, is escalating its battle with Tinder’s parent company. Bumble is seeking $400 million in damages from Match Group, according to a new countersuit. Two weeks ago, Match Group filed a lawsuit against Bumble accusing it of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets...

Posted: 24 days ago

Austin-based Bumble, known for its female-friendly dating app, is escalating its battle with Tinder’s parent company. Bumble is seeking $400 million in damages from Match Group, according to a new countersuit. Two weeks ago, Match Group filed a lawsuit against Bumble accusing it of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets...
Austin’s SpareFoot acquires Raleigh-based software maker SiteLink
 Austin-based SpareFoot, which runs an online marketplace for finding storage units, is buying North Carolina-based software maker SiteLink. Based in Raleigh, N.C., SiteLink sells cloud-based software solutions for the self-storage industry. Also as part of the deal, Cove Hill Partners, a private equity firm based in Boston, is acquiring a...

Posted: 24 days ago

Austin-based SpareFoot, which runs an online marketplace for finding storage units, is buying North Carolina-based software maker SiteLink. Based in Raleigh, N.C., SiteLink sells cloud-based software solutions for the self-storage industry. Also as part of the deal, Cove Hill Partners, a private equity firm based in Boston, is acquiring a...
Thursday Tech Crawl: Facebook could be fined millions over consent deal, Trump escalates attack on Amazon
 Good morning, Austin! We scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Former Federal Trade Commission officials say that Facebook appears to have breached a 2011 consent agreement to safeguard users’ personal information and may be facing hundreds of millions of dollars in...

Posted: 24 days ago

Good morning, Austin! We scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are this morning’s headlines: Former Federal Trade Commission officials say that Facebook appears to have breached a 2011 consent agreement to safeguard users’ personal information and may be facing hundreds of millions of dollars in...
Austin cybersecurity startup SpyCloud raises $5 million to ramp up development 
 Austin cybersecurity startup SpyCloud, which prevents account takeovers, has raised $5 million to ramp up product development and expand its team. The company was founded in 2016 and specializes in detecting breaches of employee account information. SpyCloud’s platform monitors accounts and immediately sends a notification before accounts...

Posted: 25 days ago

Austin cybersecurity startup SpyCloud, which prevents account takeovers, has raised $5 million to ramp up product development and expand its team. The company was founded in 2016 and specializes in detecting breaches of employee account information. SpyCloud’s platform monitors accounts and immediately sends a notification before accounts...
Oracle bets big on Austin, as founder Larry Ellison says new campus will eventually employ 10,000
 Oracle is betting big on Austin. The California-based company unveiled its new  corporate campus in Southeast Austin this week, and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison said he expects it to eventually grow to 10,000 employees. “We have a handful of hubs in the United States, and Austin is one of the key places we want to be because that&rsquo...

Posted: 30 days ago

Oracle is betting big on Austin. The California-based company unveiled its new corporate campus in Southeast Austin this week, and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison said he expects it to eventually grow to 10,000 employees. “We have a handful of hubs in the United States, and Austin is one of the key places we want to be because that&rsquo...
Austin’s Upland Software buys Ireland-based firm
 Austin-based Upland Software is at it again. The company, which has grown by acquiring smaller software companies, said it has purchased InterFAX Communications of Dublin, Ireland. InterFAX sells secure, cloud-based messaging services including enterprise cloud fax and secure document distribution. Upland said it paid $37 million in cash...

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Austin-based Upland Software is at it again. The company, which has grown by acquiring smaller software companies, said it has purchased InterFAX Communications of Dublin, Ireland. InterFAX sells secure, cloud-based messaging services including enterprise cloud fax and secure document distribution. Upland said it paid $37 million in cash...
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