All posts by Lani Rosales

Lani is the Chief Operating Officer at The American Genius and sister news outlet, The Real Daily, and has been named in the Inman 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders several times, co-authored a book, founded BASHH and Austin Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

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What Ashley Madison hackers released (how E...

Aug 19, 2015No Comments

When hackers unveiled email addresses and transaction data on millions of Ashley Madison users last night, they vindicated Eric Schmidt's callous statements made six years

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Demand Media closing Austin office, staff s...

Aug 18, 201515 Comments

Demand Media is quietly closing their Austin offices after a rough Q2 earnings report, but the Austin team tells us they had no idea this

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Facebook Notes to get a makeover, looks a l...

Aug 17, 20151 Comment

Facebook Notes is being revived as a carbon copy of Medium's blogging platform - will it take off?

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#WhyAustin (or why not Austin) as described...

Aug 17, 2015No Comments

We're diving deep into #WhyAustin, but to get honest feedback, we've asked outsiders what Austin lacks, what the city is known for outside of the

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Rocksauce Studios CEO, Q Manning succinctly...

Aug 12, 20152 Comments

As part of our ongoing series on #WhyAustin, we talk with the CEO of Rocksauce Studios to explore why his company is headquartered in Austin.

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Popular Austin startup lays off 84 staffers...

Aug 11, 20152 Comments

A popular startup has raised nearly $50M, but laid off dozens of staffers, so why was their move the smartest one they could make?

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Tiff’s Treats founder dishes out gooe...

Jul 27, 20152 Comments

Our #WhyAustin series takes an honest, uncensored look into the Austin business environment and culture, today talking to the cookie Gods of Texas about the

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Which productivity tools are actually used ...

Jul 19, 20153 Comments

Productivity tools are a dime a dozen, so what are successful people actually using in their business that works, and why?

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Periscope updates iOS app to address some u...

Jul 08, 2015No Comments

Periscope, the fan favorite of live broadcasting apps these days, has issued some subtle updates that users will appreciate.

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Why I’m pumped that Instagram may soo...

Jul 06, 20151 Comment

Instagram has been found uploading high resolution images to their site, indicating that general users may soon have the same capacity.

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Austin tops the list of best places to buy ...

May 29, 2015No Comments

When looking to buy a home, taking the long view is important before making such a huge investment - where are the best places to

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Jay-Z blames failed business model on racis...

May 20, 20152 Comments

Jay-Z takes the stage, blaming racism for Tidal's failed model - is this really the example we want to set for future entrepreneurs? Sales fall,