Loren Steffy

Articles by Loren Steffy

Is the World Ready for Dell 3.0?

Feb 20, 2019 By Loren Steffy

Michael Dell has transformed the stodgy computer manufacturer that bears his name into a nimble data-management outfit. He’s hoping that's enough to bring the pride of Round Rock back to its former glory.

Deepwater Horizon explosion
Blowout

Sep 21, 2016 By Loren Steffy

Four years after his indictment, one of the only people prosecuted for the Deepwater Horizon explosion tells his side of the story.

Electric Mayhem

Jul 20, 2016 By Loren Steffy

Every month, the customers of the state’s smallest energy transmission utility open their bills—and can’t believe what they see.

Business
Out of Gas

Jun 22, 2016 By Loren Steffy

How Aubrey McClendon, “America’s most reckless  billionaire,” left some Houston energy firms holding the tab.

Whataburger
Whatabattle!

Aug 19, 2015 By Loren Steffy

How the iconic burger chain’s attempt to build a bigger, better company alienated some of the people behind its success.

Behind the Curtain

Jun 12, 2015 By Loren Steffy

For years, Kyle Lagow told his bosses at Countrywide Financial that the company was wreaking havoc on the housing market. But no one listened—until the entire economy came crashing down.

That ’70s Shop

Nov 6, 2014 By Loren Steffy

RadioShack was one of Fort Worth’s most prominent corporate citizens. Now it’s poised to be the latest brick-and-mortar victim of Internet commerce.