11 Austin Individuals, Companies and Nonprofit Organizations Chosen to Compete at WeWork’s Creator Awards

00 This week, WeWork announced 11 Austin companies have been selected as finalists for The Creator Awards South Regional Final, which will be held next week at ACL Line. WeWork…

Medici’s Founder Clinton Phillips Talks About Disrupting the Healthcare Industry on Ideas to Invoices

00 A Native of South Africa, Clinton Phillips, a serial entrepreneur, recently founded Medici, a HIPAA-complaint telemedicine app, in Austin and raised more than $24 million in venture capital funding.…

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

00 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election…

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid

00 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products, saying…

AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

00 WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end…

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

00 DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead…

Oklahoma officials, others dispute California climate claim

00 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials from Oklahoma and more than a dozen other states have sent two letters to California’s insurance commissioner, asking that he stop pressing insurance companies…

UT Austin Spinout Startup GenXComm Lands $1.5 Million in Seed Funding

00 One of the latest startups to spin out of the University of Texas at Austin, GenXComm has received a $1.5 million seed round of financing. The Austin-based startup is…

The Movie “For Here or to Go?” Depicts the Plight of H1-B Visa Workers in the U.S.

00 Rishi Bhilawadikar created the movie, “For Here or to Go?” to tell the story of H1-B Visa workers in the U.S. living in limbo. He knows the story firsthand.…

Culture can Make or Break a Technology Company

00 By LAURA LOREK Publisher and reporter with Silicon Hills News Creating a great company culture isn’t just about having perks like free lunches, Ping Pong tables, and nap rooms.…