Taxpayers, who footed a large chunk of the bill for the new $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium, got a raw deal, according to a new story in Bloomberg Businessweek.
Thanks to a near monopoly on inmate calling services. Plus: shipping strikes, SeaWorld’s IPO, and stalled stem cell therapy.
The Plano-based company will be adopting a “1 percent-99 percent strategy” by emphasizing both high-end products, like Stacy’s Pita Chips, and “value” items, like Cracker Jack.
Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth are working with the private transportation company Texas Central High-Speed Railway to pursue its goal of transporting riders between the Houston and DFW metro areas in about ninety minutes.
The basketball team’s general manager plans to hire two statistical analysts to help build a winning team around Jeremy Lin.
Dallas insurers say claims are lower than expected, the home construction slump adversely affects the ice-production industry, and other business news.
A Tyler man says he invented the technology that laid the groundwork for the web, Frito sales are on the rise, and Rice could help offer open-source textbooks.
Apple nearly nudges Exxon out of the top spot for most valuable company, JC Penney unveils a new logo, and H-E-B tries to buy its .xxx domain name.