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Facebook aims for a billion virtual reality users with new Oculus tech

Facebook aims for a billion virtual reality users with new Oculus tech

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Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg set a lofty goal in San Jose on Wednesday as he showed off a new Oculus...


Austin startup Insitome can tell what your ancestors ate — and how that affects your diet today

Austin startup Insitome can tell what your ancestors ate — and how that affects your diet today

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The Austin startup that works in the field of genomics reveals the evolutionary reasons behind some...


T-Squared: The mission is the message, now more than ever

T-Squared: The mission is the message, now more than ever

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This is a moment. At no time in the nearly eight years that The Texas Tribune has been in business has...


Mission Capital names new CEO to bolster Austin-area nonprofits, socially minded entrepreneurs

Mission Capital names new CEO to bolster Austin-area nonprofits, socially minded entrepreneurs

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Madge Vasquez has been named CEO of Mission Capital, a one-stop-shop to help nurture the growth of nonprofits,...


San Antonio pulls out of pursuit of Amazon\'s second headquarters

San Antonio pulls out of pursuit of Amazon's second headquarters

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San Antonio's economic development leaders explored a potential bid to woo Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters,...


The Brief: Harvey-flooded Houston homeowners left in the lurch

The Brief: Harvey-flooded Houston homeowners left in the lurch

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Houston officials let developers build homes inside reservoirs. But no one warned buyers.

Houston officials let developers build homes inside reservoirs. But no one warned buyers.

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Building in the reservoirs led to thousands of flooded homes, increased the risk for surrounding areas...


New school finance commission member discusses the road ahead

New school finance commission member discusses the road ahead

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After months of fighting on school finance during the regular and special legislative sessions this...


Video: Houston homeowners\' properties casualties of post-Harvey dam releases (video)

Video: Houston homeowners' properties casualties of post-Harvey dam releases (video)

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Thousands of Houston homeowners saw their homes on the west side of town flood when the U.S. Army Corps...


Texas payday lenders face tougher standards with new federal rules

Texas payday lenders face tougher standards with new federal rules

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Gordon Martinez turned to a storefront payday lender more than 10 years ago and took out a loan of $1,200....


Best CEOs 2017: Kim Hanks of Whim Hospitality is a \'persuasive collaborator\' with a fast-track business

Best CEOs 2017: Kim Hanks of Whim Hospitality is a 'persuasive collaborator' with a fast-track business

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The CEO of Whim Hospitality in Dripping Springs oversees a quickly growing company that specializes in...


ABJ\'s Best CEOs of 2017: Five leaders with plenty of advice to share

ABJ's Best CEOs of 2017: Five leaders with plenty of advice to share

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Five CEOs with decades of combined experience at the helm of fast-growth companies were recognized by...


Best CEOs 2017: Former athlete Michael Landa of Nulo Pet Foods brings competitive focus to the job

Best CEOs 2017: Former athlete Michael Landa of Nulo Pet Foods brings competitive focus to the job

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To say his pet-food company has grown quickly is an understatement. Nulo, which has 30 employees, ranked...


Best CEOs 2017: Tyson Tuttle of Silicon Laboratories is a decisive thinker who takes risks

Best CEOs 2017: Tyson Tuttle of Silicon Laboratories is a decisive thinker who takes risks

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Tuttle — who was the 10th person hired when he joined Silicon Laboratories Inc. in 1997 — is now in ...


Best CEOs 2017: Brent Fields of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas leverages the collective wisdom in the room

Best CEOs 2017: Brent Fields of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas leverages the collective wisdom in the room

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Under Fields’ leadership, in 2012 the nonprofit received the Best Board of Directors Leadership...


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