Alexandra Biesada


Power to the People

With its cut-rate knockoffs of Apple’s Macintosh line, Austin’s Power Computing hopes to surpass Compaq and Dell as Texas’ top clone shop.

The Poop on Drypers

In less than a decade, the upstart Houston diapermaker has come a long way, baby. But taking on the big boys has hardly been child’s play.

Reality Bytes

Origin Systems founder Richard Garriott has sometimes lived his life like a computer game, but now that the multimedia industry is changing, he can’t play around anymore.

Pace on Earth

If you’ve seen a Kiss concert, a truck and tractor pull, or Miss Saigon recently, you can thank Houston’s Pace Entertainment for the privilege—and for the price you paid.

Strong Signals

With increasing frequency, radio stations in Texas are changing hands—and aggressive Texas entrepreneurs are finally making waves.

The Pitch

To be a truly major player in the ad game, GSD&M needed a car account. When Mazda’s came up for review, the brash Austinites sprang into action.

B School Confidential

No surprise: The best place in the state to get an MBA is UT-Austin. But there are plenty of great alternatives.

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

You do, right? Joe Jamail, Red McCombs, Mark Cuban, and seven other superrich Texans tell you how.

Rx for Trouble

As surgeon general—the nation’s top doctor— C. Everett Koop was much beloved and undeniably respected. So why is the Web site that bears his name in such disarray?

Clear Channel Communications

The Texas stock to buy right now.

EOG Resources

The Texas stock to buy right now.


The Texas stock to buy right now.

BMC Software

The Texas stock to avoid right now.


The Texas stock to buy right now.


The Texas stock to avoid right now.