On September 17, 2021, SMU launched a historic campaign to impact Texas and beyond, seizing opportunities to change countless lives. SMU exists to shape future leaders who transform communities and organizations through ingenuity and thoughtful problem-solving. Building on our significant history of excellence, SMU Ignited: Boldly Shaping Tomorrow is a multiyear,
Houston-based Luminare’s software analyzes patient records to detect sepsis.
Almost 2 million Texas children don’t have access to a computer or internet at home, according to a TEA report.
The newly opened Sesh Coworking arrives as the number of female entrepreneurs in the city is on the rise.
Amazon has asked for tax breaks and public subsidies, but Texas cities are refusing to make their proposals public.
As if people in airports needed more reason to stare at their phones.
John Goodenough’s new battery could change cars, phones, and more.
The Internet outrage machine geared up hard after an app named Peeple promised to be Yelp for your neighbors. For the founder of Austin’s Peeple, that was extra bad news.
What Ahmed Mohamed's case tells us about the American dream.
Apply to sling pizzas via the same medium politicians use to send their mistresses photos of their junk!
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.
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
Announced a judge who himself has 1,000 first editions in his personal library.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No one will admit we’re in the middle of one, even as the economy surges. How come? Because the last time we had it this good, bragging only hastened the arrival of another four-letter word: “bust.”