What started as a pile of rubble on the bottom floor of the Gibson D. Lewis Library is on the verge of becoming a cutting-edge medical training facility. When it opens in late June, the Regional Simulation Center at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort
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Houston-based Luminare’s software analyzes patient records to detect sepsis.
The city’s tech industry enjoyed big-time growth despite—or because of?—the nation’s difficult past year.
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.
Newly released documents shed light on why the online giant snubbed the country’s fourth-largest city.
Amazon has asked for tax breaks and public subsidies, but Texas cities are refusing to make their proposals public.
Leaders of the Alamo City took it out of the running for the online retail giant’s HQ2.
The case against Amazon.
As if people in airports needed more reason to stare at their phones.
John Goodenough’s new battery could change cars, phones, and more.
As the world’s attention prepares to shift to Austin, the city itself is in the middle of a battle between tech companies and local government.
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!
Five days of hype, networking, and data collection at the Woodstock of apps.
Who could have seen this coming?
The virtual currency Bitcoin is perfect for Texas’s don’t-fence-me-in ethos. It may also be a disaster waiting to happen.
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
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.
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.
How Randall Stephenson plans to lead AT&T in the age of wireless.
Memorial Hermann hospital gave the Twitterverse a play-by-play account of how to perform brain surgery.
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.
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.
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.
The name of the gamer.
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.”
EDS, the company Ross Perot imbued with his own conservative image, is designing Internet sites for magazines like Elle. What a tangled Web we weave.
The Compaq kid.
The prophet of ‘Doom.’
Why Austin’s suburban neighbors to the north wouldn’t take a bite out of Apple Computer.
The departure of MCC’s chief signals a new beginning for the company—and an end to Austin’s high-tech boom.
The most important new addition to the Dallas Cowboys is a veteran from the team’s early years —computer genius Salam Qureishi.
Four of the many small high-tech companies betting that they have the excitement, momentum, market, and business savvy to succeed where others have failed.
The real Texas technology picture is much more intricate than either the mad hype of two years ago or the dire headlines of today make it out to be.
See the future on your computer: software on stocks, football, and astrology.
While most people are using their computers to balance their checkbooks and play games, these three Texans are pushing their machines and programs to the limit.
Four critical mistakes forced Texas Instruments to pull the plug on the home computer that it had once expected would dominate the market.