220px-Spider-Firework-Omiya-JapanHappy New Year! It’s been a fun and exciting year in 2012 with all kinds of fascinating technology stories in the Austin and San Antonio area.
So at Silicon Hills News, we’re posting the top 25 stories for 2012 – as voted on by you – the readers – by those stories that attracted the most eyeballs or clicks.

1. Sprint Prepares to Launch its 4G LTE Network in San Antonio

2. 500 Startups Employs Data and Analytics to Pick Tech Startups

3. Meet the TechStars Cloud Companies of 2012

4. WhaleShark Media Awards Top Shark a Costco Shopping Spree

5. GameSalad Democratizes Game Creation and Prospers

6. eyeQ wins the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition Finals

7. TrueAbility Wins San Antonio Startup Weekend

8. Rackspace Hosting Expands in Austin

9. High School Startup Inspires Student Entrepreneurs

10. Seven Startups Debut Out of 3 Day Startup San Antonio

11. 10 Companies Shine at UT’s 1 Semester Startup Demo Day

12. MapMyFitness aims to fight the obesity epidemic

13. “Chaotic Moon is the quintessential Austin company”

14. Go Through Life Pushing All the Buttons

15. “Why I Moved My Company to California”

16. A bulldog inspires BlackLocus founders to create startup to track online prices for retailers

17. Silicon Labs helps light up ColdPlay’s Concerts

18. Technology Fuels Formula 1 Racing in Austin

19. HeyRide Disrupts the Traditional Cab Industry

20. Austin makes 10 best cities to find work in the U.S. list

21. Megabus to Provide Service Between Austin and San Antonio

22. TechStar’s Nicole Glaros helps startups succeed

23. Startups Debut at Trinity University’s Tiger Hatchery Pitch Night

24. A look at Geekdom in San Antonio

25. A Collaborative Center for Tech Entrepreneurs Launches in Austin