Mutual Mobile today unveiled GlassSim, a free, easy to use prototyping tool designed to encourage people to dream big about what can be accomplished with Google Glass. In a few short minutes users can mock-up fields of view from the perspective of someone wearing Google Glass – no technical expertise or coding required.
Bob Metcalfe wants tech founders to be heralded like athletes. I see a few tactical steps that will help. I’ll break them into some non snarky categories and avoid “inside baseball” jargon that is inherent in my style of writing…
TheStreet, a leading digital financial media company, announced today an agreement with 9W Search, Inc. of Austin, Texas to provide visitors of The Street.com with access to its innovative financial answer engine.
Gluu, an open source access management company, announced today that it has open-sourced the code needed to support Toopher, a location aware two-factor authentication mechanism, in its enterprise SSO and access management platform. With Toopher, Gluu’s enterprise customers can offer their employees, partners, and customers an excellent user experience for strong authentication with single sign-on to cloud, mobile, and social applications using SAML 2.0 and OpenID Connect, the soon-to-be standardized profile of OAuth 2.0.
Time Warner Cable today announced that the company has begun deployment of TWC WiFi™, a citywide WiFi Hotspot network for its customers in Austin, Texas. Access to the TWC WiFi™ network is free to Time Warner Cable customers with Standard Internet or above and to Time Warner Cable Business Class Internet customers. Additionally, free Trial and Prepaid Access options starting as low as $2.95/hour are available on TWC WiFi™ for those not qualifying for free access.
Two weeks from today, Austin Technology Council (ATC) will host its third annual CEO Summit, for one full day at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. The Wednesday, May 8 agenda features a stellar set of local technology leaders who have built national reputations and global brands, yet remain very personally committed to the success of the region.
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), in the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), and its companies have had a very successful start to 2013, highlighted by capital raises in excess of $35 million. In addition, ATI member companies and alumni continue to receive widespread media coverage for their impact on the development of emerging technologies across several industries, earning several accolades in Q1.
I wanted to call this article, “How to self-fund using 650 steps” but I didn’t want the knee-jerk reaction of ‘OMG, that sounds like a lot of work’. So, I’ll swerve away from my norm of grittily tactical blog posts meant to serve engineers who are hacking their 1st $900k in sales. Instead, I will head in my default direction: hiLarryAss.
Omni Water Solutions, a provider of highly automated mobile water systems for water treatment and re-use, announced today it has secured $4 million in additional equity from existing investors, led by Austin Ventures, and has added former FTS International CEO, Marc Rowland, to its Board of Directors. The new funding enables the company to add to its HIPPO product line for strategic customers in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale.
Spanning Cloud Apps, creators of the powerful, enterprise-class data protection solution “Spanning Backup for Google Apps”, announces that administrators can now monitor their Google Apps domains from their mobile devices with Audit Log for Google Apps. Spanning’s first mobile app alerts administrators when changes are made to their domain settings – allowing them to monitor their domains on the go and in real time.