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Austin gets Amazon's Prime Now speedy-delivery service

Amazon continues rolling out its Prime Now service, which offers free two-hour deliveries in certain markets and one-hour deliveries for $8.

By April 9, 2015

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BMW's 228i Convertible lounges in the Austin sun (pictures)

BMW's most affordable convertible gets some major revisions for 2015 and looks great inside and out.

21 Images By February 23, 2015

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AT&T finishes rollout of 1Gbps connection in Austin

The telecom giant plans to expand its GigaPower fiber network to dozens more cities, as it competes with Google and others to provide super-fast Internet speeds.

By October 13, 2014

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AT&T delivers on 1Gbps promise in Austin

Austin residents already subscribing to AT&T's super-fast GigaPower broadband service will finally get the 1Gbps speeds they were promised when the service was introduced last year.

By August 11, 2014

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In Austin, Prof. Dumpster lives the good life (pictures)

Jeff Wilson is living in a dumpster, hoping to show Americans how much energy and water they waste. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped by to see how the Dumpster Project could lead to healthier cities.

20 Images By July 1, 2014

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In most-anticipated SXSW talk in years, Snowden fires up Austin

The former NSA contractor appeared at SXSW Interactive by teleconference. Despite being scheduled at the same time as "Girls" creator Lena Dunham, Snowden drew thousands eager to hear directly from him.

By March 10, 2014

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For hardware startups, it's getting less hard

The secrets to making and selling consumer electronics are spilling -- on purpose -- and that's helping hardware startups succeed.

By April 11, 2015

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In Austin, it's South by South Westeros

"Game of Thrones" fans at South by Southwest will be thrilled at the chance to get up close and personal with dozens of original artifacts from the hit HBO show.

By March 7, 2014

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South by South Westeros comes to Austin

To promote the upcoming Season 4 of 'Game of Thrones,' HBO brought an exhibit of original artifacts from the hit show to Austin for South by Southwest. CNET stopped by to check it out.

21 Images By March 7, 2014

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Austin gets ready for SXSW (pictures)

South by Southwest begins on Friday, and thousands of geeks and film buffs are arriving in Texas' capital for the festival. Convention halls are still empty, but workers are toiling away.

23 Images By March 6, 2014