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How Austin, other cities are preparing for driverless vehicles

How Austin, other cities are preparing for driverless vehicles

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Driverless cars may be the transportation of the future. But they're giving today's policymakers some...


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In "race to the courthouse," lawyers urge Texas counties to sue over opioids

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Bill Bilyeu started receiving the Powerpoint presentations in October. The administrator for Collin...


Under new management, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission mends fences after scandal

Under new management, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission mends fences after scandal

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Five years ago the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission spent more than $10,000 in taxpayer money to...


In Texas elections, as in schools, participation is part of the grade

In Texas elections, as in schools, participation is part of the grade

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When Fort Bend ISD board president Kristin Tassin announced in September that she was running for state...


Empower Texans sues to stop potential criminal probe of its controversial primary ad

Empower Texans sues to stop potential criminal probe of its controversial primary ad

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Empower Texans, a Tea Party group known for waging aggressive campaigns against establishment Republicans,...


Major VMware investor slams potential Dell reverse merger as \'terrible\' idea

Major VMware investor slams potential Dell reverse merger as 'terrible' idea

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One of the largest investors in VMware Inc. has responded to Dell Technologies Inc.'s consideration...


Apple to buy Next Issue Media, maker of all-you-can-read magazine app

Apple to buy Next Issue Media, maker of all-you-can-read magazine app

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Apple Inc. is acquiring Next Issue Media LLC from private equity firm KKR & Co. Terms of the deal...


Want to rent out your parking spot? There\'s an app for that, and now it\'s live in Austin

Want to rent out your parking spot? There's an app for that, and now it's live in Austin

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If you've ever circled the block looking for parking while lamenting all the empty driveways, Pied Parker...


TurnKey raises $31M, wants to launch vacation-rental platform in more sunny places

TurnKey raises $31M, wants to launch vacation-rental platform in more sunny places

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Austin's TurnKey Vacation Rentals has added more than 100 employees in the past year, and now has a...


13 SXSW startups to watch: Accelerator Pitch Awards handed out

13 SXSW startups to watch: Accelerator Pitch Awards handed out

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Nanowear Inc., a New York company that makes health care sensors that can be embedded in clothing to...


Whole Foods sets vendors meeting to try to calm fears about in-store changes

Whole Foods sets vendors meeting to try to calm fears about in-store changes

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Whole Foods Market Inc. is bringing some of its most important vendors together to try to calm anxiety...


Viewpoint from Ohio: Lawsuit against Columbus Crew unlikely to keep the team from leaving for Austin

Viewpoint from Ohio: Lawsuit against Columbus Crew unlikely to keep the team from leaving for Austin

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I was glad to see Columbus and the state of Ohio team up on an effort to help keep Columbus Crew SC...


Teen retailer Claire’s to seek sanctuary in bankruptcy court

Teen retailer Claire’s to seek sanctuary in bankruptcy court

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Claire’s Stores Inc., a mall-based retailer that specializes in selling fashion accessories to...


Austin companies can court workers with fertility benefits

Austin companies can court workers with fertility benefits

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More companies are offering infertility benefits to attract and retain the best workers. That's especially...


SXSW on Day 4: Twitter highlights hottest brands; Ashton Kutcher\'s got a VC fund

SXSW on Day 4: Twitter highlights hottest brands; Ashton Kutcher's got a VC fund

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You might remember that Twitter Inc. was the darling of South by Southwest 2007. The messaging service...


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