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In the Office: Why this fast-growing company ditched cubicles (Video)

In the Office: Why this fast-growing company ditched cubicles (Video)

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After a little more than a year in Austin, financial technology disruptor World First Ltd. is upgrading...


Tighter Texas budget looms as lawmakers return for another session

Tighter Texas budget looms as lawmakers return for another session

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They're back. State lawmakers descend on Austin on Tuesday for the 85th Legislative Session, facing...


Border residents worry about being divided by Trump\'s wall

Border residents worry about being divided by Trump's wall

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Editor's note: This story is part of a special report by the Texas Standard on Donald Trump's proposed...


Tour office space from your cubicle (or attend a music festival) with these entrepreneurial Austin videographers

Tour office space from your cubicle (or attend a music festival) with these entrepreneurial Austin videographers

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The founders of a new Austin startup hope their use of novel video technologies — including filming f...


Austinites score on national lists of most influential real estate professionals

Austinites score on national lists of most influential real estate professionals

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The top brass at Keller Williams Realty continue to dominate two of the residential real estate sector's...


Rogue Texas elector explains decision to back Ron Paul

Rogue Texas elector explains decision to back Ron Paul

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When Texas' 38 electors gathered Dec. 19 to cement Donald Trump's victory, everybody expected one of...


Besomebody, after \'Shark Tank\' appearance and move from Austin to Boston, shuts down app

Besomebody, after 'Shark Tank' appearance and move from Austin to Boston, shuts down app

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In a November episode of ABC's "Shark Tank," Boston-based CEO Kash Shaikh pitched the panel of celebrity...


Get all your 85th Texas legislative news in one place

Get all your 85th Texas legislative news in one place

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As state lawmakers kick off the 85th Legislative Session on Tuesday, you can use our session page to...


After announcing resignation, Dawnna Dukes confirms plans to serve another term

After announcing resignation, Dawnna Dukes confirms plans to serve another term

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State Rep. Dawnna Dukes confirmed to the Texas Tribune in an email Monday that she is not resigning from...


Two more British tech sector firms open Austin offices

Two more British tech sector firms open Austin offices

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Two more U.K. technology companies have opened Austin offices: Purple WiFi Ltd., which sets up WiFi hotspots...


12 new Austin Chamber board members come from worlds of finance, tech, education & more

12 new Austin Chamber board members come from worlds of finance, tech, education & more

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A senior Morgan Stanley executive, a well-known tech and transportation entrepreneur, a Dell senior vice...


Another public company is on Austin\'s horizon, this time a drugmaker heading for NYSE

Another public company is on Austin's horizon, this time a drugmaker heading for NYSE

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Savara Inc. — an Austin pharmaceutical company working on treatments for respiratory diseases — has fou...


Austin firm opens trademark, copyright law office in Washington, D.C.

Austin firm opens trademark, copyright law office in Washington, D.C.

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Pirkey Barber PLLC has established a foothold for its trademark and copyright law practice in the nation's...


Austin-area retail workers cluster in \'affordable\' pockets — but spend lion\'s share of income on rent

Austin-area retail workers cluster in 'affordable' pockets — but spend lion's share of income on rent

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A broad swath of Central Austin — stretching from MoPac Expressway to Shoal Creek, and from 45th Street t...


You can now ask Amazon.com\'s Alexa to order your dinner in Austin

You can now ask Amazon.com's Alexa to order your dinner in Austin

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Now getting food delivered in Austin just takes a quick question to Alexa. Amazon.com Inc. announced...


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