Iron Ox, a San Francisco–area company with a Texas-bred CEO, builds greenhouses that use data to yield pretty produce.
When I opened my morning paper a few days ago, the front page featured an article about yet another caravan of Hondurans heading to Texas. Many are fleeing the violence in that country, which suffers from one of the highest murder rates in the world. But why do they come
Robert Jordan takes charge as the Dallas-based airline faces the most difficult challenges since its launch.
These Texans think so.
NET Power says it can deliver zero-emission electricity to the Texas grid, but is its sustainable-energy business sustainable?
We cracked open a cold one with the former Cowboy to learn about his latest business venture, a beer aimed at the calorie conscious.
Some folks in Texas's poorest city see a new downtown mural funded by the billionaire's foundation as the writing on the wall.
Moriba Jah, a self-proclaimed “space environmentalist,” has joined a new effort to map the millions of bits of discarded debris orbiting the Earth.
Twenty years have passed since the notoriously corrupt energy-trading company collapsed. Maybe it’s time to acknowledge that it wasn’t all bad for Texas.
There’s more to Texas cheese than queso. The unique terroir of the Lone Star State makes locally made cheese special—and major national manufacturers are taking notice.
A Plano company claims its immersive experiences—from scuba diving to jazz concerts—represent the future of eldercare.
Don’t blame vaccines, but do blame the pandemic. And hope the airlines have fixed their problems by the busy Thanksgiving travel season.
But recruiters warn that the state’s abortion restrictions could prove a barrier to attracting top talent, especially among women.
If the Astros win the World Series, buyers win free mattresses—and Mattress Mack cashes the biggest winning ticket in sports-betting history.
The billionaire announced the launch of Cybertruck-inspired "Giga Beer," and a Texas brewery may or may not be planning to sell it.
The nascent industry is celebrating itself amid a series of setbacks, including having its most popular products deemed controlled substances by the state.
Taysha hopes to commercialize UT Southwestern’s groundbreaking gene therapies to benefit its shareholders—and desperately ill children.
Elon Musk’s company aims to transform the energy business. So, of course, it’s relocating to the energy capital.
The collectors are younger, the payouts are bigger, the collectibles are … nerdier. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions has entered a wild new era.
The state’s shale fields are quiet, keeping supply tight and energy bills higher.
A Minnesota company is hunting for cryptocurrency on the eastern edge of the Permian Basin—with plans for a big expansion in Texas.
The billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks has teamed up with a polymath and put his name on a company that aims to change the pharmaceutical game.
Ben Lamm’s latest company, Colossal, hopes to reverse climate change by reintroducing the long-extinct creature to the Arctic. What could go wrong?
Texas start-ups are harnessing know-how born of the shale boom in pursuit of a greener future.
With taxpayer money now committed to the project, alongside private pledges, the oil billionaire’s push to create a conservative think tank on the Austin campus nears the goal line.
Supply-chain disruptions and an increase in COVID-19 cases at job sites are slowing down employment in building.
Tesla has filed to become a Texas power retailer in a move that could shake up an already fast-changing market.
For a small salsa company to succeed, it takes a lot more than a Texan grandmother's recipe for great dip.
What the luxury buyers flocking to Texas, and the agents helping them, say about the super-charged real estate market.
The Dallas-based industry leader adapted to the pandemic with features that remain popular even as social-distancing recommendations have eased.
After years of online mocking by barbecue fans, “Brooklyn BBQ” is now being auctioned as an NFT. The starting bid is about $10,000.
She was born into West Texas ranching royalty and found fame by building a hotel empire. Then she was ousted from her company. Now, for her next act . . .
The Houston-based website makes use of blockchain technology—and an element of surprise—to attract a sizable new audience for computer-generated works.
The city's subterranean shops are still feeling the pandemic’s toll.
Our intrepid reporter biked behind the human whose job it is to follow, and help train, Austin’s new pizza-delivery robots.
The Chicago investor buying 32 of the beloved and beleaguered Texas cafeteria chain's remaining locations says the "food is not the problem.”
The longtime CEO is stepping down. With apologies to Herb Kelleher, it's Kelly who may be the most successful chief executive in the company’s history.
The much-maligned—now bankrupt and outlawed—electricity provider offered just the sort of experiment Texas’s energy deregulation sought.
Fifty years ago this month, the Dallas-based carrier first took flight. It’s reflecting on its past as it confronts a pandemic-shaped future.
Before a Democratic walkout blocked the passage of an "election integrity" bill in the Texas Lege, members of the partnership had split over how to respond to the legislation.
Major setbacks this week may force the oil giants to speed efforts to curb carbon emissions and invest in renewables—and perhaps even abandon the search for new fossil-fuel plays.
The state's energy business has long counted on tax breaks and other largesse. Whether renewables or fossil fuels get more depends on how you do the math.
Plano probably had more to do with the invention of the snack than Richard Montañez's inspirational tale did.
With its WarnerMedia announcement, the Dallas-based telecom tacitly admits its latest bold acquisition—by a Texas company built on them—was a mistake.
Residents of the South Texas beach town say SpaceX’s billionaire owner is ruining their “little piece of heaven.”
A resurgent mining industry is lobbying the Legislature to make the state friendlier to the blockchain.
A few of Texas's big businesses have publicly criticized efforts to make voting more difficult. But many more, fearful of Republican retribution, are trying to keep their heads down.
The athletic wear giant threatened legal action over the bar’s parody of its famous blue hat.
With the pandemic spurring officials to keep more high-tech drug manufacturing on U.S. soil, the state stands to benefit.
The city’s tech industry enjoyed big-time growth despite—or because of?—the nation’s difficult past year.