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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Dropoff Expands To Los Angeles

    Austin-based same day, on-demand delivery startup Dropoff says it has launched its services in Los Angeles, as the first expansion of the startup into California. According to Dropoff, it will offer up its logistics technology and services to provide on-demand delivery for businesses in the city. DRopoff said it is targeting companies in the film and television, health care, professional services, food and grocery, and retail area with its on-demand delivery service....Continue →

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Mouser, Grant Imahara Team To Let You Print Your 3D Design In Space

    In the latest promotion from Dallas and Fort Worth-based electronics distributor Mouser and spokesperson and celebrity Grant Imahara, the company said that it is running a new contest which will let one of its customers 3D print their own design aboard the International Space Station (ISS). According to Mouser, its new competition will challenge college and university students, engineers, and makers to create a 3D printable project which will help ISS astronauts in space. The new I.S.S....Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    StackPath Raises $150M, Acquires Three Companies

    Dallas-based StackPath, a developer of a security-as-a-service offering led by former SoftLayer CEO Lance Crosby, has raised $150M and acquired three companies. The Series A funding came from ABRY Partners. The company said it acquired content delivery network provider MaxCDN, cloud-based WAF developer Fireblade, and VPN technology provider Cloak. Crosby was the founder of SoftLayer, which he sold to IBM in 2013.Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    Tyler Technologies Drives Into School Bus Software

    Plano-based government software developer Tyler Technologies is expanding into the area of software for school buses, saing today that it has launched a new product called Tyler Drive. The company said its new software and hardware product provides school buses with turn-by-turn directions of school routes; ensures drivers stop at all the stops they are supposed to; manages student ridership and employee timekeeping; and also handles pre- and post-vehicle inspections....Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    RetailMeNot Gets The Good Housekeeping Seal

    Austin-based coupon and offer site RetailMeNot has just earned the venerable "Good Houskeeping Seal", the seal of approval from the Good Housekeeping Institute--the first time a shopping app has received such an approval. According to RetailMeNot, the approval came after its website and app were "extensively tested" by engineering at the Institute. The seal has been issued by Good Housekeeping since 1909....Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    Renovate Simply Scores Seed Funding

    Austin-based Renovate Simply, a developer of a service which helps you create a budget for renovation projects, and connects homeowners with contractors for those projects, has scored a round of seed funding. The funding came from Digitech Venture Capital fund, Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN), and other angels, according to the company's angel backers. Size of the funding round was not disclosed....Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Robotics Manufacturer KUKA Sets Up Shop In Austin

    KUKA, a manufacturer of industrial robots and other factory automation products, says it has set up shop in Austin, and created a new "center of excellence" here specifically to leverage the latest cloud, web, and mobile technology. The company said its new office, on Mopac Expressway in north Austin, will specifically focus on creating products that will progress the robotics and automation industries. KUKA said its new KUKA ATX location also will help advised on KUKA's U.S....Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Shofur Launches Low Cost Bus Service In Austin

    Shofur, a startup that operates an online service to let you book both bus tickets and charter entire buses, has expanded into Austin, saying this week that it will be offering up bus rides between Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston. The startup--based in Atlanta--offers up premium buses with Wi-Fi, power outlets, and assigned seating. The company also includes real time tracking and monitoring and other features.Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Amazon Opens Fulfillment Center In Houston

    Online e-commerce giant said this morning that it has opened up a new, fulfillment center in Texas, located in Houston. The center, its seventh, will add more than 1,000 new full time jobs in Texas, according to Amazon. Amazon says it already has more than 10,000 full time hourly workers across its five, operating Texas fulfillment centers. Amazon says its new, 855,000 square foot fulfillment center will ship smaller items, such as books, electronics, and toys....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Drillinginfo Adds New Tools

    Austin-based Drillinginfo, which provides analytics software and data to the oil and gas industry, said this week that it has launched new tools and functionality to its product line. The company said it released three new tools, which help its clients find land information faster including enhancements to land exploration and leasehold information, title research, and more....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Tyler Technologies Wins $5.9M Contract In Calgary

    Plano-based Tyler Technologies reports this morning that it has signed a $5.9M contract, with the City of Calgary, Alberta. Tyler said the win was for its iasWorld CAMA (computer-assisted mass appraisal) software and related iasWorld Inquiry & Appeals tracking solution. Tyler says Calgary has approximately 510,000 accounts and 1.2 million residents.Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    TriNet Expands In Austin

    Cloud-based human resources service provider TriNet says it is expanding in Austin, with the opening of new, 33,557 sq. ft offices in Research Park. According to the Silicon Valley company, the new offices will house teams from its technology, sales and service departments. TriNet--which is a major provider of outsource HR services to both the startup and small business market--said it has already hire more than 80 engineers in Austin as part of its expansion in the area....Continue →

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