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Fiber for All
Austin is no stranger to the spotlight, and on Thursday, November 20, it was announced that the city would play host to an inaugural program that could forever change the ...
Gigabit Bit by Bit
Bit by bit, the rest of Austin is getting gigabit. As AT&T's U-verse and Time Warner Cable clamor to offer high-speed Internet at the lowest price (and we ...
Scheduling Made Easier
We've all had difficulty scheduling a much-needed appointment around our busy lifestyles. What should be a simple call to the front desk often turns into a game of phone ...
Tackling Traffic
Okay, let’s face the brutal reality: Austin’s traffic is going to get worse before it gets better. That’s even more apparent after Austin voters knocked down the ...
Kid Beat
In between tubing, running the trail, sipping beers on patios and generally reveling in our Austin-ness, we sometimes forget that kids live here, too. In the most recent piece, You ...
Hometown Glory
The University of Texas at Austin has clenched another top ranking among world universities. UT ranked No. 30 in the world in U.S. News & World Report's first ever ...
Cutting The Cable Cord
HBO took a shot across the bow of the cable TV industry by announcing it plans to offer a streaming service separate from cable subscriptions, effectively cutting the cord as ...
F1 by the Numbers
When it was announced that Austin would play host to the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of Americas in 2011, many folks responded with, "Cool. But what does ...
Waller Creek in Lights
Experience Waller Creek like never before when the urban space becomes a fantastic light show next month. On November 13, light installations designed by local architects and landscape architects will ...
SXSW News
On Thursday, SXSW announced the first round of Convergence Programming for the 2015 festival, including an interview with Russell Brand and a panel with Brian Grazer. Categories that fall under ...
Google Fiber Announcement
Google Fiber announced Wednesday that Austinites will be able to sign up for the service in early December. For now, only neighborhoods south and southeast of Lady Bird Lake are ...
Big Things Happen Here
Four companies, including one co-headquartered in Texas, recently proposed an $8 billion project that could change the way 1.2 million Southern California households get power. The green energy initiative ...
Big Money
The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with Dallas-based AT&T for an unprecedented $105 million. The October 8 agreement stems from unauthorized charges that AT&T levied on ...
Transit Talk
With Austinites heading to the polls next month to vote on Project Connect, Austin's urban rail initiative, discussions about public transportation are reaching a fevered pitch. An eighth grader ...
Zippiest Zip Codes
When buying a home, it is important to analyze everything from property values and school systems to crime statistics and, at least if you live in Austin, worst commute times ...
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