Google Fiber is Coming to San Antonio

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Google announced San Antonio as the next city to receive “Gigabit” Internet connections, about 100 faster than what most broadband users currently experience in the city. Google Fiber will provide San Antonio with the competitive business and entrepreneurial edge needed in this era of continuously evolving high-speed […] The post Google Fiber is Coming to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

AT&T Launches its GigaPower High Speed Network in San Antonio

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The battle to provide the highest speed broadband Internet connections in San Antonio has begun. On Monday morning, AT&T announced U-Verse with AT&T GigaPower high speed Internet service will launch in San Antonio and surrounding […] The post AT&T Launches its GigaPower High Speed Network in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Startup Grind San Antonio Features Bob Metcalfe

SiliconHills

Metcalfe was also inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame […] The post Startup Grind San Antonio Features Bob Metcalfe appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin 3Com Bob MetCalfe ethernet Longhorn Startup Camp Professor of Innovation Startup Grind San Antonio UT

Google Fiber Will Continue to Roll Out in San Antonio and Austin

SiliconHills

Google confirmed plans on Wednesday to continue to roll out its high speed Internet network in San Antonio and Austin despite retracting in other markets. “Google […] The post Google Fiber Will Continue to Roll Out in San Antonio and Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

San Antonio on a Short List for Google Fiber High Speed Internet

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News San Antonio is on a short list of cities that may get Google Fiber high-speed Internet access to the home. San Antonians deserve Internet speed that is faster than the third world and now we’ll have it,” Mayor Julian Castro said at a press conference at City […] The post San Antonio on a Short List for Google Fiber High Speed Internet appeared first on SiliconHills.

AT&T Plans to Expand its GigaPower Fiber Internet to San Antonio

SiliconHills

AT&T announced Monday plans to roll out its ultra-fast fiber network and AT&T U-Verse TV service to San Antonio and 20 other major metropolitan areas. The company already delivers its 1 Gigabit per second broadband Internet network to Austin. It began to offer service there after Google announced plans for a 1 Gigabit network in […] The post AT&T Plans to Expand its GigaPower Fiber Internet to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

InnoTech Returns to San Antonio and Techstars Cloud Hosts its Demo Day

SiliconHills

InnoTech, the largest annual technology conference in San Antonio, returns to the Henry B. She will talk about the “Internet of […] The post InnoTech Returns to San Antonio and Techstars Cloud Hosts its Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Gonzalez Convention Center on Thursday. The day-long conference begins with an 8 a.m.

Google and HUD to Bring High Speed 1 Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Developments

SiliconHills

Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday plans to bring high speed Gigabit Fiber Internet to housing developments nationwide. The goal is to improve access to the Internet for the nation’s poorest residents and to help children get access to materials online to improve their education and help boost their […] The post Google and HUD to Bring High Speed 1 Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Developments appeared first on SiliconHills.

South and Southeast Austin to Get Google 1 Gigabit Internet in December

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Google plans to launch its 1 Gigabit Fiber Internet service in South and Southeast Austin in December. “I We will […] The post South and Southeast Austin to Get Google 1 Gigabit Internet in December appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio I want to emphasis off the top, that is where we will start,” said Mark Strama, city manager for Google Fiber. This is not where we will finish.

The Internet of Everything is Already Here

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The Internet of Everything is already here, said Leah Lewis, managing director of Cisco Consulting Services. “It’s It’s happening today,” Lewis told a packed ballroom during the Thursday morning keynote address at InnoTech San Antonio.

Texas Had 150 VC backed Deals Worth $1.3 Billion in 2013

SiliconHills

Austin San Antonio Internet MoneyTree report PricewaterhouseCoopers software Texas venture capital Texas reported 150 venture capital backed deals worth $1.3 billion in 2013, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from Thomson Reuters. The number of deals in Texas fell nearly 9 percent from 163 but increased 37 percent in the dollars invested from $948.8

Texas 92

Creating the Next Generation of Innovators at TedXSanAntonio

SiliconHills

The Internet has had a profound effect on jobs and the way students learn, said Colin Lang, aerospace studies teacher at Alamo Heights High School. San AntonioBy LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A theme at TedXSanAntonio this year swirled around disrupting the education system to train kids for jobs in the information age.

YupiCall Wants to Connect People Internationally for Less Money

SiliconHills

YupiCall’s international calling services work with or without a smartphone and it doesn’t require the Internet to function. San Antonio By Jonathan Gutierrez Special contributor for Silicon Hills News Much like social media sites Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, YupiCall aims to connect consumers with one another no matter where they are in the world.

RTX 2014 30,000 Fans Descend on Austin Convention Center

SiliconHills

By LESLIE ANNE JONES Reporter with Silicon Hills News Thousands formed a line that snaked through the convention center foyer Friday morning, awaiting the beginning of the three-day RTX conference that included game designers, purveyors of Internet-culture miscellany, and most importantly appearances by the well-loved Rooster Teeth crew. Austin San Antonio Rooster Teeth RTX

TechStars Expands to Austin

SiliconHills

1 Boomtown and the best place for your startup for years now, and Google recently chose it as the second city to receive the fastest Internet on [.] Austin Capital Factory David Cohen Geekdom Jason Seats San Antonio startups technology TechStars TechStars Cloud TechStars, a Boulder, Co.-based based technology accelerator, is expanding to Austin with a new program that will start in August. “Forbes and Bloomberg have been calling Austin the No.

Bloomberg Reports CenturyLink is Considering Acquiring Rackspace

SiliconHills

Rackspace Hosting’s stock closed up nearly 7 percent on Monday after Bloomberg News reported the company was talking to CenturyLink, a Louisiana-based Internet and telecommunications company, about a possible buyout. San Antonio CenturyLink Rackspace Rackspace’s stock, traded under the symbol RAX on the New York Stock Exchange, closed at $39.79 on Monday.

A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews Akimbo on Fast Cash

SiliconHills

With an Akimbo Card account, users can share money with any other Akimbo card holder instantly by using either a mobile app or the Akimbo Website via the internet. [.] A Slice of Silicon Hills San Antonio Akimbo Akimbo Card Debit Cards Geekdom Houston Frost technology By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News What is the fastest way to share money with friends and family? Always carry cash? Use pre-paid cards?

Cinegif in Austin Creates Video Gifs

SiliconHills

The annoying images of flashing e-mail boxes and under construction signs from the early days of the Internet still exist. Instead, companies looking to get the attention of a highly distracted Internet audience have turned to [.]. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Animated GIFs Austin Cinegif Doug Richardson GIF Graham McFarland technology Video GIFsThe GIF, Graphics Interchange Format, is 25 years old. And it’s gotten a makeover.

Video 72

A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews the Amazing JellyBean

SiliconHills

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Has your internet ever gone down? San Antonio Of course it has. To fix it, you probably had to “power cycle” your modem and router – which essentially means turning them off and on in the right order. Depending on where all the wires connect, this can be a [.] The post A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews the Amazing JellyBean appeared first on SiliconHills.

Latakoo Partners with NBC Universal

SiliconHills

“The Internet [.]. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology latakoo NBC NBC Universal videoAustin-based startup latakoo struck a partnership with NBC News and NBC Universal to provide video transfer services to its news operations. NBC has been testings latakoo’s technology for the past year. “We think this is a great moment for us and NBC News,” Paul Adrian, CEO of latakoo, said in a news release.

Silicon Hills News’ Ideas to Invoices Podcast Launches at SXSW

SiliconHills

Silicon Hills News announces the launch of our new podcast: Ideas to Invoices, featuring Austin and San Antonio entrepreneurs and stories about how they built their companies. The latest interview features Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, Internet Pioneer, partner emeritus with Polaris Ventures, pundit […] The post Silicon Hills News’ Ideas to Invoices Podcast Launches at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills.

Rackspace’s Weston Says Hybrid is the Cloud of the Future

SiliconHills

Instead of a one-size fits all Cloud, the Internet will have millions of specialized clouds. He gave the keynote speech Wednesday morning at Innotech San Antonio at the Henry B. That’s the assertion of Graham Weston, chairman and co-founder of Rackspace, the world’s largest hybrid cloud provider. Gonzalez Convention Center. This is a cloud that [.] The post Rackspace’s Weston Says Hybrid is the Cloud of the Future appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Technology

Teenager Develops Photo Printing App: Rectangle

SiliconHills

By Ian Panchèvre Reporter with Silicon Hills News With over 91% of smartphone owners taking a mobile photo at least once a month, it’s no secret that as the Internet continues to shift towards mobile, so does consumer photography. One San Antonio entrepreneur, Jim Drought III, recognized this trend and spotted an opportunity.

The Texas Startup Manifesto

Austin Startup

By connecting Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and the rest of the state into a Texas S tartup Megatropolis we can unlock billions of dollars in capital and unleash thousands of diverse entrepreneurs. Austin is different from Dallas which is different from Houston and San Antonio.

Texas 105

Digital solutions for the streets of Austin

Austin Startup

Both Dallas and San Antonio are rolling out their own initiatives. Benefits of smart kiosks— and why Austin isn’t there yet Austin is growing into its own as a smart city.

Austin Abdicates Innovation

Austin Startup

To put it in context, Houston has 548, Dallas has 288, San Antonio has 66. The number connected devices (also known as the Internet of Things or IoT) will almost double in a few short years. like Kansas City and San Diego ?—?are Sometimes saying, “I told you so” feels smugly satisfying. This is not one of those times. This week KXAN ran a story titled “ Key players warn Austin is being left behind in 5G future.”

Save Money With Tech Tax Incentives

YoungUpstarts

From Internet connectivity to mobile devices, tech systems can represent a boon for your business’s tax filings. Saving where it counts: Mobile devices, software and Internet. Based in San Antonio, Stephen also works as the deputy director of the Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance.

10 Amazing Microfinance Success Stories

YoungUpstarts

Lidia Calzado got a $10,000 loan from ACCION San Diego that allowed her to buy more inventory and thereby circumvent her supplier’s high interest rate. He settled his family in San Antonio, Texas and opened a Cajun restaurant in a shack in the city.

CXL Live 2017 Recap: Optimization & Growth Insights from 20+ Experts

ConversionXL

Last week, 400+ data-driven marketers from 20+ countries around the world met up in the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas for CXL Live 2017. People began arriving in sunny San Antonio… Made it to San Antonio!

What Angel Investing & Florida Condos Have in Common

Both Sides of the Table

For reason number two people pay a higher price & rent in New York than they do in San Antonio, Texas. It’s really hard to zig when the whole world seems to be zagging.

You’ve Been Hacked by the US Congress

Austin Startup

Last week, the US Congress moved to allow internet providers (generally cable or telephone companies) to collect and sell online browsing and app usage histories without user permission. Is your Representative really representative?

The Accelerator comes to the Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Austin Startup

Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio are 4 of the 11 largest cities in the country , and connecting these cities will help to raise billions of dollars in capital and unleash thousands of diverse entrepreneurs. The event will be live-streamed over the Internet back to Austin at Capital Factory. The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) is welcoming us to Dallas at the West End and soon the other locations such as Addison and Denton.

An Astronaut, a Scientist, and a Coach Walk Into A Business

Austin Startup

Both men and women flood the internet with indignation. “I Hammon was an accomplished point guard for the San Antonio Stars at the time. How three smart men elevated three brilliant women to become game changers in their fields I am both proud of and annoyed with the #MeToo movement. Women are voicing their hurt and struggles in the face of violent men. Men in positions of power are being held accountable for their actions, and it is a great thing to see.

Live From the StartupBus – Round 2, Part 1 – I got Scobleized – Post #5.

Up and Running

30+ teams started, got vetted down to 12, and after this round there will be 6 left pitching in the San Antonio Rackspace finals. I’ve been publishing books since AOL dial-up internet was in style.

Mexico 150

27 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

million+ company, with 60+ team members doing tours in NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC and Los Angeles.”. My PR journey started with an amazing position with the renowned Jason Dady restaurant group in San Antonio, Texas. Each business has a story.

Is This Mic On?: Capital Factory Members at #SXSW2018

Austin Startup

All of Austin is getting ready for SXSW- and that means us too! With ~1,500 startups, the Capital Factory community will be all over SXSW! Find out what our members at these official panels during Austin’s biggest week in tech.

The Austinpreneur’s Guide to SXSW 2018 Panels & Parties

Austin Startup

This session will widen the lense on the world of cryptocurrencies to explain that we’re actually witnessing the birth of the next generation of the Internet rather than a bubble in Bitcoin. It’s here!

Texas 105

Random Thoughts And Printers

entrepreMusings

It was cheaper to buy a new printer than figure out how to get it to San Antonio to fix it. I called the cable company a few months ago and discovered I could spend 1/2 of what I was spending on cable & internet and still get basically the same service. For some reason today was a weird day. It started out with me dragging myself onto the treadmill at 6:00 a.m. Then I sorted through a bunch of email and set up some meetings.