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DALLAS — A little more than a year into its acquisition of DirecTV, AT&T finds itself in some ways uniquely situated to capitalize on a changing tide in television and entertainment.
Its TV services reach more than 25 million subscribers. Its broadband services cover 57 million customer locations. Its mobile powerhouse comprises about a third of the wireless market. As all these sides converge, ...11 minutes ago
SILICON VALLEY — There are many similarities between what’s happening at the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and in the high tech culture of nearby Silicon Valley.
But the pioneering things that Moss Landing — the ocean research and education outpost for seven California State University campuses, including San Jose State — is working on aren’t pushing advances in algorithms or ...3 hours ago
PORTLAND — Portland-area tech executive Michael Burger has gained a reputation as a fixer. It’s not something he set out for, but after successfully selling the companies from his first two CEO stints, the role seems to be sticking.
In fact, Burger’s career in the semiconductor industry wasn’t in his plans either. A music lover, he went to school to be an audio engineer.
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SILICON VALLEY — In 2009, View Inc. was a struggling Santa Rosa smart-window startup without much more than a tiny two-inch-square prototype that didn’t even work right. Then executives learned of a nondescript building in Milpitas that they believed might hold the key to their company’s future.
It wasn’t so much the building itself, but what was inside: A hulking, 1980s-era mass of metal ...August 27, 2016 | 9:00am EDT
COLUMBUS — When a group of Central Ohio serial entrepreneurs announced Columbus’ first startup accelerator in nearly three years, they received nearly 200 applications.
Lumos LLC sent offers to 17 startups, and about a dozen teams of four to six people will enter the 10-week program the day after Labor Day, receiving investments of up to $20,000 depending on the stage of the business. One ...August 26, 2016 | 4:15pm EDT
DALLAS — Pivot3 was almost dead in the water.
Long before 2016 brought the company plenty to celebrate – acquiring NextGen Storage, receiving accolades as a leader in the industry, announcing $55 million in funding – about half the company’s board members were ready to fold.
Not Ron Nash. The long-time, Dallas-based technology executive and investor was in on the Austin company from an ...August 26, 2016 | 3:30pm EDT
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