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Oracle has unveiled plans for what looks like the first-of-its kind “next-generation technology” campus inside the US. The database giant has selected Austin, Texas, for a development that will comprise offices plus “affordable” staff accommodation. Austin is home to StackEngine, the Docker container-management startup Oracle …

  1. Nunyabiznes Silver badge

    University of Austin

    That would be the University of Texas at Austin.

    FYI.

    1. O RLY

      Re: University of Austin

      Found a decent picture of the school's mascot species, but couldn't get the name right... At least he didn't conflate Texas A&M and UT. Them's fightin' words!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "next-gen"

    Sounds like a relic of the nineties.

  3. ecofeco Silver badge

    There goes the neighborhood

    The last time I was in Austin I saw that it was no longer a desirable place to live.

    SXSW turned it into a pretentious douchery in the last decade and tech jobs are driving the cost of living up for everyone.

    I'm happy for their growth, but it's off my list of cool small cities. And "a better Silicon Valley?" Big warning right there.

    1. Fruit and Nutcase Silver badge
      Facepalm

      Re: There goes the neighborhood

      Oracle could have gone further east to East Texas - Build up an IT friendly population there, increase tax dollars from IT to make the legislators reform the patent-troll friendly East Texas courts. Not least more IT friendly jurors in the population, though reform of the process is really the issue.

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