Apply to sling pizzas via the same medium politicians use to send their mistresses photos of their junk!
Austin Tech Bros From #BeSomebody Are Losing the Fight They Picked Against Local High School Students
If, as Mr. T once said, you need to “be somebody, or be somebody’s fool,” the people behind the Austin tech start-up #BeSomebody appear to have made the wrong choice.
If you want to reach out to the city of @Austin, you’d better look at @AustinTexasGov. If you’re looking for @Dallas, check out @1500Marilla. So who owns the more logical Twitter usernames for Texas cities?
U.S. representative Ted Poe has requested that Twitter stop allowing terrorists to make use of its services.
Last week, Doritos revealed that their gigantic vending machine-shaped stage would not be returning to Austin this March. Neither will iTunes, Chevy, or Subway. What does that mean for SXSW?
Who could have seen this coming?
Did you know they still made graphing calculators?
It may be his most ambitious invention yet.
Whether you’re in the nosebleeds or the luxury boxes, the experience you’re really competing with is your living room.
Senator Ted Cruz jumped into the Net Neutrality debate with a tweet heard 'round the world yesterday. What does it really mean?
Nothing says "finger on the pulse of America's youth" like "video arcades," right?
Every wristband comes with a $30 credit for a service that can't legally be taken to the festival.
SXSW has figuratively taken over the city every March for years, but now it wants legal authority to do it.
Elon Musk has some big plans.
As the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, has escalated, a Houston teen and others turned to social media to wonder how traditional media might depict them if they were shot by police.
Is there anything he can't do?
Joe Fischer fell from a deer stand five years ago and broke four vertabrae in his back—but his robotic exo-skeleton has him back on his feet.
For a new phenomenon, the exclusively-light-skinned faces on Emoji sure look they were created in a different era.
Sixty espresso shots, chocolate and white chocolate syrup, protein powder, whipped cream, caramel and hazelnut drizzles, and nut and cookie toppings. And did we mention he got it for free?
Although representatives of San Antonio's taxi companies think that some of them are "barbaric."
The legal status of "disruptive" transportation apps like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar is in question. But as federal judges weigh in on the rules that keep them from operating at full capacity in Texas, the bigger question is whether or not these services meet a legitimate need.
Who isn't psyched at the thought of interacting with Samsung, Pennzoil, and Doritos?
Who better to produce a show skewering California tech culture than someone from Austin, which is currently overrun with those people?
"Revenge porn"—the public sharing of nude photos of someone on the Internet without their permission—isn't yet illegal in Texas. And after a Houston woman was awarded $500,000 in damages after her ex-boyfriend posted videos and images she gave him to YouTube and elsewhere, it's worth asking if it needs to
The eccentric billionaire is considering launching his space program in Cameron County and making his car batteries in-state—which could add thousands of space-age jobs to the Texas economy.
By the end of the day yesterday, state senator Dan Patrick's twitter typos had Conan O'Brien talking about him.
The two multi-billion dollar corporations have both spent a fortune in the quest to declare themselves the Marco Polo of ultra-fast Internet in Austin, but the company that planted the flag is San Marcos-based Grande Communications.
The struggling Plano-based department store chain was trying to advertise mittens.
A country that places so much value on high-end electronics should probably look in the mirror before it laughs at people for going to extremes in pursuit of owning them.
Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin have both bought up a lot of land along the border. Brownsville and Van Horn are not exactly where you'd expect to find the cutting-edge vanguard of private, high-tech space exploration.
High-speed chases are dangerous, and now more avoidable.
Dallas high school teacher Cristy Nicole Deweese posed for Playboy when she was 18—and the photos were discovered over the weekend. But the number of people who've posed for racy pictures in an Instagrammed world means it's time to ask: how much longer will this be a big deal?
The practice of "patent trolls" filing suit in prestigious tech hubs like, er, Lufkin, Longview, and Marshall has been going on for years. After another victory and facing the prospect of a big loss, will the practice survive?
Cops take to their cameras with #tweetalongs—but is it fair for officers to tweet out pictures of the people they stop?
Senator Cruz answered supporter questions on Twitter to celebrate Constitution Day. Spoiler: He doesn't like Obamacare.
Only in Texas is there a law to prevent hobbyists from strapping digital cameras to RC helicopters that also allows law enforcement to watch citizens without a warrant.
Or are their tweets just too profane?
Residents may soon enjoy a ski lift-like public transit system.
Forty years ago, as the very first issue of Texas Monthly was being put together by Bill Broyles & Co., Life magazine folded. Though it would later resume publication (before finally folding again in 2007), and though it continues on today as a pretty
Announced a judge who himself has 1,000 first editions in his personal library.
A New York artist bought a bunch of old phones from a Sugar Land man and published a book packed with the pictures and texts he found in them.
Arlington resident Michael Brutsch, who was unmasked as Reddit's biggest troll late last week, took to CNN Thursday to issue a half-hearted apology.
A new study finds that 28 percent of Houston-area teens have sexted, but they're not particularly thrilled about it.
With approval from the Department of Homeland Security, engineering professor Todd Humphreys and a group of students successfully hacked into a UAV's GPS system.
The River Systems Institute at Texas State University has deployed $30,000 drone to study environmental concerns across the state.
It’s not just the stock price. It’s not just the executive exodus. It’s not just the flaming laptops. It’s not just the lousy customer service. It’s not just the sagging employee morale. It’s all of these things—and it’s deadly serious. Inside the sudden decline of the world’s most powerful computer
Don Meredith brings football and TV into focus.
He made his first million before many kids finish college. Less than a decade later, Michael Dell continues to confound conventional wisdom.
Gawker's Adrian Chen reveals that the self-described "creepy uncle of Reddit" is 49-year-old Arlington resident Michael Brutsch.