Who better to produce a show skewering California tech culture than someone from Austin, which is currently overrun with those people?
The Austin-based ad agency created "Avoid Humans," a web app to point users to the least-crowded restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and general areas of refuge.
It’s taken more than a decade, but Texas has established itself as a major hub for the video game industry. But how big a player can the state become?
"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.
Can the company that changed personal computing muster a second act?
Central Texas was the first stop on President Obama's "Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity" tour.
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.
During George Friedman's first public speaking appearance since his company was hacked by Anonymous, occupy protesters interrupted a panel he hosted at SXSW, calling him a private spy who worked for wealthy corporations.
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.
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
He made his first million before many kids finish college. Less than a decade later, Michael Dell continues to confound conventional wisdom.
How Randall Stephenson plans to lead AT&T in the age of wireless.
Gawker's Adrian Chen reveals that the self-described "creepy uncle of Reddit" is 49-year-old Arlington resident Michael Brutsch.
Memorial Hermann hospital gave the Twitterverse a play-by-play account of how to perform brain surgery.
Millions of texts and e-mails from Texas teens who agreed to participate in a four year study could shed new light on the life of the American teenager.
The future is here! Engineers from the University of Texas at Dallas have uncovered how to make camera phones that see through walls.
Richard Garriott, the video game pioneer and tireless proselytizer of private space flight, posits that old-fashioned entrepreneurialism will drive space exploration in the coming decades.
The state pays big bucks to bring Apple (and 3,600 jobs) to Austin, Texans eat out more often than residents of any other state, and the Capitol City will bring in $264 million this month.
Naveen Selvadurai, co-founder of social networking site Foursquare, announced that he was leaving the company on his personal blog. But why?
More than 27,000 students will begin receive iPads and iPod touch devices as part of a program to upgrade educational technology and save on future textbook costs.
BP has invested more than $1 billion in wind energy in Texas, Dell's stocks take a dip, and every minute spent waiting in line at the border costs companies $116 million.
A UT study on the traffic intersections of the future, the Perry gravy train is back on the track, and the Spurs lose a game on purpose.
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.
During a public videochat, an unemployed engineer's wife asked President Barack Obama why her husband didn't have a job. Now, the offers are pouring in.
If Tahitian sailors could find Hawaii using only their testicles, I ought to be able to survive the modern world without a computer. But, hell, it looks like I can't.
When a UFO streaks across our skies— c’mon, the truth is out there!—Ken Cherry gets to work.
David Hanson on robot love.
“She’s the biggest no-brainer I can think of for your February issue. She’s literally the most accomplished female semiconductor designer in the world,” says John Thornton, a general partner at the venture capital firm Austin Ventures, who has put his money where his mouth is by backing Paul’s Black Sand
Richard Garriott wants to experience space travel because it would be cool—and because his dad did.
So says my friend Jost Lunstroth, one of thousands of formerly successful Texans for whom unemployment is more than a statistic.