Remote Garage Stores Clutter by the Box

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Mei Butler, a senior at Trinity University, needed to store some household goods while she studied in China for seven months. “I didn’t want to rent out a storage unit since I didn’t have enough belongings to take up the whole space,” Butler said. Instead, she signed […]

UTSA Hosts the Open BigCloud Symposium

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Some of the biggest trends in technology today are the cloud, a fancy name for data centers, and big data, the massive bits and bytes of information flowing through those data centers. At the University of Texas at San Antonio, more than 100 people met Wednesday to […]

Competition Heats Up for the San Antonio MX Challenge

Already 30 teams have registered to compete in the San Antonio MX Challenge, said Jesus Salas, head of the project. Salas gave an update on the San Antonio MX Challenge Tuesday night at the SA NewTech meetup. About 50 people attended the meetup, which was organized by Cole Wollak and Michael Girdley. The San Antonio […]

Join a Special 3 Day Startup Focused on Cyber Security in San Antonio

Did you know San Antonio has the second largest concentration of cyber security professionals outside of the Washington, D.C. area? The bulk of them are at the National Security Agency’s (also nicknamed as No Such Agency) Texas Cryptology Center. The NSA leased and renovated the old Sony chip manufacturing plant in 2005 and was expected […]

Geekdom Moves Into its New Headquarters at the Rand

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The geeks might inherit the earth eventually, but for now, they’ve got their own building in downtown San Antonio. On Monday, two Geekdom flags flew from the top of the historic Rand Building at 100 E. Houston St., signifying the move in of Geekdom members. It’s their […]

Geekdom on the Move

For the first time in its more than two year history, Geekdom will close its doors Friday at 2 p.m. But don’t fret. It’s only temporary. Geekdom, the downtown technology incubator and co-working space in San Antonio, is moving to the historic Rand building, which dates back to 1913, this weekend. It will reopen on […]

Codeup Bootcamp Aims to Turn Non-techies into Web Programmers

By ZACH REED Reporter with Silicon Hills News Nathaniel Medrano wrapped up a recent internship feeling that, while the experience gave him great exposure, the job’s DIY learning model-via telecommute no less-still had him looking for ingrained traction in the technology. His work setting up search engines for local directories at a telecommunications company had […]

Coworking Options for Yogis, Dog-Lovers and Everybody Else

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Picking a co-working space is like a cross between choosing a place to work and finding your favorite hangout. What’s important to you? Ergonomic chairs? Community? The vibe? The snacks? Or, as one Yelper explained, the fact that they “play the same tunes I have on my […]

Soloshot, BiblioTech, Cloud Academy and SMSGate at SA New Tech

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News On the first Tuesday of every month, a group of people interested in the latest technology developments in San Antonio gathers at Geekdom for the San Antonio New Tech meetup. The hour-long program showcases some of the latest startups in the city along with other interesting projects. […]

Geekdom Ignites San Antonio’s Tech Industry

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Founded in late 2011, Geekdom has served as a catalyst for San Antonio’s technology startup industry. Graham Weston, chairman of Rackspace and Nick Longo, founder of CoffeeCup Software, founded Geekdom. Lorenzo Gomez now serves as the director of Geekdom. It hosted the Techstars Cloud program, which graduated […]