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What to get for your techie friend:

December 6, 2013

Maybe these gifts are better asked for than given on a college budget.    Google Chromecast, Amazon.com, $35 When you’re spending time with your family, you might be stuck having...

Katie Couric to leave ABC News for Yahoo!

November 27, 2013

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has been hiring and acquiring at a dizzying rate. That trend continued this week when Mayer announced in a Tumblr post Monday that Katie Couric would join the company as Global...

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Is Snapchat’s success sustainable?

November 20, 2013

Evan Spiegel, the 23-year-old CEO of Snapchat, just made news for turning down a $3 billion offer for his company. Last week, the company reportedly rejected Facebook’s offer to purchase the two-year-old...

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Tabs on Tech: Google Glass and bigger iPhone

November 13, 2013

All eyes are once again on Google. The tech giant recently revealed a second version of the Google Glass device that includes upgrades that members of the Explorer Program, the first group of individuals...

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Weekly Tech Round-Up: Twitter IPO and secret Google barges

November 6, 2013

Tweet, tweet. A little bird told me we could see an IPO this week.  Twitter’s public stock market launch, or IPO, is getting closer every day, with most analysts predicting the website will...

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New developments in technology this week

October 30, 2013

Rumor Mill: Google reportedly set to unveil Nexus 5 and new smartwatch Photos of the Nexus 5 were leaked almost a month ago when an employee in Google’s promo video for Android 4.4 Kit Kat was...

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Startup Crawl is fall answer to SXSW Interactive

October 9, 2013

Austin Startup Week is the fall version of South by Southwest Interactive. For those who are tech junkies, Austin Startup Week provides a much needed break from the incessant music conversation from...

Wearable gaming contributes to the coming age of virtual reality

September 26, 2013

Gamers and tech enthusiasts alike are gearing up for the consumer release of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality gaming experience. The head-mounted display was demonstrated at E3 2012, followed shortly...

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Wearable tech makes clothing and accessories fashionable

September 25, 2013

Wearable tech brings users one step closer to being glued to their devices by integrating technology into clothing and accessories. Wearable tech is not a new concept, but it has grown in popularity...