The real-life adventures of Leland Snow, the Thomas Edison of agricultural aviation.
Five years later, Houston is still mourning the loss of Continental Airlines.
How the iconic burger chain’s attempt to build a bigger, better company alienated some of the people behind its success.
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.
Meet SnapStream, a Google-style search engine for television.
The sad and baffling tale of the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad business tax.
In an era of drought, tight finances, and a shrinking water park market, how does Schlitterbahn keep getting bigger?
Plummeting prices. Industry layoffs. Panicked mergers. Are we about to experience the eighties all over again?
Uber comes to Lubbock.
Bunker Hunt, RIP.
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.
Did we mention they're in bankruptcy?
The Dallas billionaire has been ordered to pay a $300 million penalty for using offshore trusts to hide hundreds of millions in profits.
How the small East Texas town of Marshall became a personal hell for some of the country’s biggest high-tech companies.
A lament for Hastings.
The virtual currency Bitcoin is perfect for Texas’s don’t-fence-me-in ethos. It may also be a disaster waiting to happen.
Sam Wyly v. the SEC.
You know that fracking boom? Now it’s putting Texas at the front of a new energy race: exporting natural gas to the rest of the world.
How Comcast SportsNet Houston could doom the Astros. A cautionary tale.
How Houston mayor Annise Parker’s nasty battle with the firefighters’ pension fund could affect the fate of Texas’s largest city.
Was deregulating the Texas electricity markets a colossal mistake?
The competition between Google and AT&T to bring ultra-high-speed Internet to Austin is not exactly what it seems.
The oil boom is back, so it stands to reason that other affectations of Oil Patch abundance wouldn’t be far behind. Like the “friendly lawsuit.”
Over the past few years, J. C. Penney, the venerable department store and the largest retailer based in Texas, has very nearly collapsed. What happened?
Federal officials like to remind the public that the invention of hydraulic fracturing owes a great debt to government funding and support. Houston oilman George P. Mitchell would have disagreed.
George Mitchell didn’t set out to launch one of the biggest oil and gas rushes in world history—he just wanted to coax some more gas out of an old well near Fort Worth.
After seven months of wrangling and a shareholder vote that was rescheduled three times, Dell has finally prevailed in his $24.9 billion bid to take his namesake company private.
Can the company that changed personal computing muster a second act?