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That's from Austin?
Our city is home to a lot of great products like AustiNuts, Sweet Leaf Tea, Torchy's Tacos and the now famous 99-pack of Anytime Ale. But here are a ...
Google Fiber Updates
The initial launch deadline of "mid-2014" has come and gone, but Austin news outlets recently received an invitation for a mid-October briefing on the rollout of Google Fiber. Like everyone ...
Playing with Food
In recent years, Austin has become an epicenter for all things culinary, and a group of savvy academics are finally putting that innovation to great use. The recently founded Food ...
Genius Among Us
On Wednesday, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellows, also known as the "Genius Grant." Among the 2014 winners is ...
Smarty Pants
School is back in session and a new report says Austin is one of the most educated cities in the country. WalletHub has released 2014's Most and Least Educated ...
Meet the $141.9 Million Man
When they say everything is bigger in Texas, they must be thinking about executive salaries. According to new rankings, the highest-paid CEO in the country is a Texan: Charif Souki ...
Groceries On Demand
No more wrestling with parking or long lines to get the Whole Foods products you crave. On Monday, the Austin-based grocery chain announced a partnership with Instacart that will allow ...
No More Begging for Dollars
Everyone can relate to this story. You pull up to the valet at, say, a hot downtown restaurant, only to realize you have no cash. At the end of the ...
Put a Horn on It
If you really want to take your Longhorn pride to the next level, Chevrolet has you covered. Chevy has revealed a very big — and very orange — truck to coincide with ...
Something to Text About
Earlier this summer, we railed against the grand injustice that was the lack of a taco emoji. But the city of Veracruz All Natural and Tamale House East now has ...
Big Money at UT
The University of Texas has reached a major fundraising milestone. On Tuesday, officials from UT Austin stated that the Campaign for Texas, which started in 2006 and ended on August ...
To the Exomoon and Back
Although the concept of colonizing the Earth's moon has fallen out of fashion, the search for life beyond our planet is still very much in vogue. Scientists with the ...
High Speed Rail
KVUE —  As Texas' population continues to grow, transportation across the state is becoming more of an issue. A privately funded company is working to connect Houston and Dallas with a ...
Housing the Homeless
On Wednesday, an overflow crowd gathered at a groundbreaking for an innovative concept to take homeless people off of Austin streets. Alan Graham, president and CEO of Mobile Loaves & Fishes ...
Tech in Texas
The Lone Star State is making a case for being the next hub for tech jobs. Texas is adding tech jobs faster than any other state, according to Dice.com ...
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