Acquiring the former MVP in July put the Warriors’ expectations through the roof. They went from being a dominant team to being touted as one of the best in NBA history. Naturally, when the Warriors got smacked by… Read more at MashableAsia
The hype around the Golden State Warriors ensures that they will be in the sports news headlines last week, but the San Antonio Spurs deserve more credit for the fantastic win. Did Kevin Durant made the Golden State Warriors worse? Let’s see what these guys have to say.
Starting a business today no longer requires months or market research and thousands of dollars to get started. You can simply stay in your pajamas, although I wouldn’t recommend that, and… Read more at Mashable
You may think it’s too good to be true but if you just take the time to assess these ideas, we can actually be start with less that $100.
Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? If so, what’s holding you back? If not having enough money to get started, then I’ve got some excellent news for you. You can start countless businesses for under a $100… Read more at Entrepreneur.com
Perhaps Taylor Swift saved Formula One in America after all. Or great weather did. Either way, this weekend’s United States Grand Prix in Austin was a smash success, the most attended race yet in the event’s now four-year history.
Moonlighting over at Autoweek, our own Alanis King reported from the scene 269,889 people attended the festivities over a three-day period. That’s about 4,000 more than even the race’s inaugural weekend in 2012, and considerably more than the flood-soaked disaster of 2015, which only drew 224,011 fans and cast serious doubt on the race’s future.
’bout the breakfast, lunch and dinner of champions: tacos.
Dewayne Dedmon, Danny Green, LaMarcus Aldridge, Jonathon Simmons and Patty Mills all dished on how they like their tacos, reaching a general consensus: cheese and soft tortillas are needed. Most kept things simple, but Mills spoke of more refined taco tastes.
In 2014 Rory San Miguel and Francis Vierboom made a bet that not all drone companies would actually need to fly drones, and it seems to be paying off.
On Wednesday their company Propeller Aero, which transforms data captured by drones into survey-grade 3D maps for mining and construction sites, announced it had raised a $3.1 million (A$4 million) funding round.
As well as local venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures, U.S. players Accel Partners and Costanoa Venture Capital have also… Read more at Mashable
AeroPoints provides technology and solutions for accuracy and efficiency of commercial drones. This will help drone users to perform more accurate mapping and surveying.
Aerial surveys by Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS, or drones) have been generating a lot of attention in surveying and mapping circles due to a potential revolution in productivity. However, one of the limiting factors to date has been the need to accurately determine ground controls points (GCPs) to spatially define the location of captured data.
To overcome this, Sydney-based Propeller Aero have created the first complete workflow with the release of their new AeroPoints ground control point system, which automatically… Read more at SpatialSource
It’s rare for a startup to go public almost within one year of being founded. But then again, how many startups do you know from Wellington, New Zealand?
Xero makes cloud-based accounting software for small business and they bucked the Silicon Valley roadmap by not waiting to “fully mature” before listing on the stock exchange. “We’ve done everything backwards,” its ebullient founder and CEO Rod Drury told Mashable. “We’ve listed first, then… Read more at Mashable
Building a software company in Australia, where until recently the government’s focus had been on the resources industry, wasn’t an easy feat.Leading Xero in Australia for five years until March 31, we managed to transition from a scrappy start-up to a market leader in a brand new category: cloud-based accounting. Here are some of the things I… Read more at AFR.com
Party like it’s 1983: Nintendo Classic Mini aims to pique gamers’ nostalgia
Hot on the heels of Nintendo’s biggest success in years – that would be Pokémon Go, which you may have read about – the company is releasing a new version of its 1983 Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) on 11 November.
The video game company is re-releasing the console that started it all, with a new version of the Nintendo Entertainment System set to hit shops in November
The 10th-seeded Frenchman swept Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to improve to 18-2 in matches he’s played since a first-round loss at Wimbledon. That stretch includes the highest-level tournament title of his career at Washington.
Three days after his 30th birthday, there were still classic Monfils moments in this one, including an attempt to tie his shoe in the middle of a point. But he has yet to drop at set at this U.S. Open.
The 31-year-old Baghdatis hadn’t reached a Grand Slam round of 16 since the 2009 Australian Open.
In today’s fast-paced lifestyle and sky-high expectations, companies are more challenged than ever to come up with the best, most innovative solutions to our problems. We become more demanding every day (can we say donut delivery?), and more dependent on technology to do, well, anything.
There has been a shift in the real estate arena in recent years as the rise of big tech companies sweep the industry. Windly co-founder and CEO David Silva saw an opportunity to use technology in assisting the process agents go through on a daily basis to get deals done.
James Feigen isn’t the only local athlete who’s making the Alamo City proud; 11 San Antonio athletes – one a four-legged competitor – participated or will begin preliminaries soon in a variety of events this week.
Olympic Quarter-Finals Schedule for participating Spurs players
Five San Antonio Spurs players made their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games on August 5, and after each of their National basketball teams participated in five games of group play, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Pau Gasol and Patricio Garino all helped their teams advance to the quarter-finals that will take place on Wednesday.
Here’s the full schedule for each national team with a Spurs player.
Mills (Australia) vs. Lithuania – 9 AM CST
Parker (France) vs. Gasol (Spain) – 12:30 PM CST
Ginobili, Garino (Argentina) vs. Team USA – 4:45 PM CST
The term “angel” investor has connotations that in reality don’t apply to a significant portion of early-stage seed investors outside of Silicon Valley.
Classic comedy from actor playing a Silicon Valley investor on the TV show “Silicon Valley” on HBO
Historically, angel investors were very wealthy individuals who’d take big, almost irrational (from a risk-adjusted perspective) bets on entrepreneurs for reasons that go well-beyond a profit motive. Many “angels” that you’ll encounter as an entrepreneur, however, […]