NBC News and parent company NBC Universal have signed a development agreement with Austin startup latakoo to provide fast video transfer services for its global newsgathering operations. The news network has been testing latakoo’s technology for the past year and is launching a pilot project to integrate the video service into NBC’s communications systems.
For conference and event promoters, the question these days isn’t whether or not you’re using Twitter, it’s how.
The second day of ATC’s CEO Summit wrapped up last Friday with the Startup Showdown, featuring Baytan Labs, MapMyFitness, Convergence Wireless, VivoGig, and Toopher. We captured some tweets along with commentary and have more coverage planned this week, so stay tuned. We used Storify’s tool to craft the original piece. You can see that version [...]
Coro Health and CareFlash, thought leaders in new media care innovation, have melded together their flagship products – CoroFaith and CareCommunities – integrating community and spirituality into a seamless, user-specific experience – nurturing better outcomes across the entire care continuum – throughout recovery, rehabilitation and aging as well as with impending losses and the grief that follows.
BuildASign.com, a leading online custom printing provider, today opened the doors to its expanded office and manufacturing spaces following a year of incredible business growth. An official ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by BuildASign.com CEO Dan Graham and Phyllis Snodgrass of the Austin Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon at the new location in North Austin. The expanded facilities more than double the company’s space, with over 80,000 square feet split between its corporate office and manufacturing space.
Today’s Q&A Wednesday is with Adam Morehead of Spacecraft. I first met with Adam about 9 months ago when they first started the company, so it’s pretty exciting to see the product finally brought to market.
Austin’s burgeoning ecosystem of startups is in high gear, buoyed by the rise of cloud-based infrastructure, mobile development, and cleaner technologies. Behind that growth is a vibrant tech community of software engineers, analysts and project managers. But what about more established companies? What types of skills are hiring managers seeking? That’s what Austin’s largest tech community, [...]
If you’re familiar with media CEO and web visionary Tim O’Reilly, you know he’s been pitching a simple message around value for some time: create more of it than you capture.
Austin Technology Council, along with Austin’s technology leaders, approved the addition of Dennis McWilliams of Apollo Endosurgery, Lynn Atchison of Homeaway, John Arrow of Mutual Mobile and Adam Berman of TVA Medical to the ATC board. These executives reflect the fast growth areas of Austin technology – bio tech and medical, mobile and wireless, consumer and Web 2.0 technologies. All four will join the already-strong existing ATC board in continuing to make sure ATC is an organization that creates high value for the Austin technology community.
Unless you’ve been under a big rock, you’ve heard the chat about big data. It describes the tools and practices associated with unlocking the value in large amounts of structured and unstructured data. If that sounds confusing, just think of of how much information is being created daily. Now think of what it takes to [...]