Our friends at Twitter rolled out their much-anticipated Lists feature to all users today. The new capability is very useful for finding and following users in certain verticals or categories, and we think that it is reasonable to expect an explosion in list-making over the weekend. ReadWriteWeb has a great piece on Lists, which includes [...]
On Thursday, October 29, Engine Yard will bring their Rails Performance in the Cloud Roadshow to Austin. Accompanying Engine Yard’s CTO and Co-founder Tom Mornini are company representatives from New Relic, CVSDude and CloudTest.
A recent ReadWriteWeb article got us thinking – what local government initiatives are out there to help the local startup community? The Emerging Tech Program consults with Austin startups to help them meet their networking, financing, market development and business development needs.
Austin Tech Happy Hour attracted another big crowd Thursday night at Molotov on 6th Street. Nearly perfect autumn weather made the rooftop deck the place to be. Our most excellent sponsors were present their latest and greatest, including software developer Calavista, and Indeed, a search engine for jobs. As for the next Happy Hour, we [...]
uControl, a leading provider of next-generation home security and automation solutions, and SMC Networks, a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers, announced an industry-changing partnership today that will result in accelerated innovation and manufacturing efficiencies within the security, energy management and automation space. Through the partnership, SMC will manufacture, support [...]
MagnaQuest, a global leader in billing solutions, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held eVapt, an ATI company and platform for metering, billing and subscription management for the cloud. MagnaQuest and eVapt plan to deliver compelling new solutions that will enable cloud and on-demand providers to more efficiently run and manage subscription and [...]
The purpose of the conference is to engage local community members and business leaders in talks regarding our region’s evolving economy. Including a broader local and regional economic overview, the program will also include breakout sessions to discuss community and business issues.
With more businesses using the cloud to store data, there has been an increased focus on security. Josh Zachry, systems security lead, Rackspace, and Jeff Reich, director of cloud security research, the University of Texas at San Antonio, will speak at 3:30 p.m. on this topic at Innotech Austin on Oct. 29. Zachry and Reich [...]
The State of Texas has awarded $1,000,000 to Qcue, a member company of the Austin Technology Incubator, through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). The investment was announced today at the Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization. Qcue develops dynamic pricing software that helps sports and entertainment organizations adjust ticket prices to evolving [...]