WellAlright Releases BandMate 1.5 for iPhone

Austin-based WellAlright today is proud to announce BandMate 1.5, their personalized live music calendar for the iPhone and iPod touch. Designed specifically to take advantage of the iPhone’s unique capabilities and interface, BandMate recommends live music events by analyzing the songs already on the user’s iPod. The application provides all the tools music fans need [...]

Paræ-Techs: Is Non-Profit the Only Hope for Online News?

This year brought the emergence of two new local online news publications, the Texas Tribune and Austin Post. Out of necessity, both are operating outside of the traditional for-profit media market, yet is non-profit status really the only viable option for online news and the future of journalism?

Terapio Bank $5M Series A

Terapio Corporation, a development stage biotechnology company based in Austin, Texas, today announced it has secured $5 million in equity financing from Santé Ventures. Terapio is developing a pipeline of therapeutic applications based on the unique properties RLIP76, a transport protein that helps move large molecules across the cell membrane. The first application of Terapio’s [...]

Ent. 404: The Valley's Shining Beacon of Altruism

This holiday season, let’s all give thanks for the blessings bestowed upon us by Silicon Valley. And thankfully, they’ve taken the lead in helping us pat them on the back for their generosity.

Austin Tech Happy Hour Dec 3rd

Come kickoff the holiday season with your colleagues in the Austin technology scene by joining us for Austin Tech Happy Hour on December 3rd from 6pm – 8pm at Molotov Lounge. This happy hour is sponsored by Constant Contact and Porter Novelli. We will also have a few companies showing off their early stage ideas [...]

Dis-Cord: Is App Frenzy Already Killing AR?

Augmented Reality is only now beginning to realize its true potential, but is the rush of Smartphone apps to cash in on the latest trend threatening to limit innovation within the space before it even takes hold?

N-trig Technology Used on Dell Studio 17

N-trig, providers of DuoSense solution combining pen and capacitive multi-touch in a single device, today brings Hands-on computing as an option on the Dell Studio 17 laptop. The Dell Studio 17’s multi-touch solution is a true four-point touch interface that enables a broader span of software capabilities, user collaboration, and fun for the whole family. [...]

The Trib: A Next-Gen Framework for Next-Gen Reporting

The Texas Tribune may be being hailed as the timely poster child for the next generation of investigative news reporting, but at its core, the Trib is a content and technology company.

SXSW Accelerator Deadline Coming

Microsoft Bizspark is back again to sponsor the 2010 SXSW Accelerator program. Expanded to 2 days, this is a great showcase for emerging technology companies to get their product or service in front of the world. Accelerator takes place March 15-16th during the SXSW Interactive Festival. Who could forget judges such as Guy Kawasaki, whose [...]

Bigfoot Networks Raises $8M Series B

Bigfoot Networks, the networking technology company behind the Killer line of gaming network cards, today announced it has raised $8 million in a Series B financing round led by existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners, Palomar Ventures and Raven Venture Partners.

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