Tesla May Build a Lithium Refinery in Texas

Tesla is investigating the possibility of building a lithium refinery in Texas as the electric vehicle (EV) maker tries to keep up with production.

California, Texas, and New York Are the Best States for Remote Work

A new report sheds light on the state of remote work, with California, Texas, and New York topping the list of remote work states.

Tesla Moving Its Headquarters to Texas

Another major company is moving its headquarters out of California, as Tesla is moving its headquarters to Texas.

Companies Fleeing California at Double the 2020 Rate

The COVID-19 pandemic has also opened the door for more remote work, making expensive Silicon Valley headquarters less important.

Samsung Looking to Build $10 Billion Chipmaking Factory in Texas

Samsung is considering a $10 billion factory in Texas, its most advanced to date in the US.

States Sue Google For Antitrust Violations

As predicted, a coalition of 10 states have sued Google for alleged monopolistic behavior in digital advertising. The DOJ filed a lawsuit against Google in October, accusing the company of abusing its monopoly in the search business. Shortly after, Texas…

Oracle Relocating to Texas

Oracle has become the latest major company moving its headquarters from California to Texas.

Vertafore Data Breach Exposed 28 Million Texas Driver’s License Records

Vertafore has acknowledge a data breach that has exposed the driver’s license records of some 28 million Texans, thanks to unsecured files.

Texas and Nevada Pull Out of Lawsuit to Stop T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

International Business Times is reporting that Texas and Nevada have both pulled out of the lawsuit seeking to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint, leaving just 13 states and the District of Columbia still opposing it. That’s a far cry from the…

Vadym Kholodenko: Wife Sought Mental Help Before Allegedly Murdering Their Two Daughters

Vadym Kholodenko’s estranged wife, who has been charged with murdering the couple’s two daughters, five and one, sought help for mental issues the day before allegedly committing the unthinkable. All of Forth Worth, Texas is still in shock over the…

Encinal Texas Pipeline Explosion Creates a Fiery Scene

A natural gas pipeline explosion made for a fiery scene in the small town of Encinal, Texas Friday morning. A pipeline operated by Lew Energy Group burst around 5:15 am ET Friday. The cause of the blast is yet unknown.…

Licho Escamilla: Texas Man Guilty of 2001 Police Killing Executed

Licho Escamilla, a Texas man who shot and killed a Dallas police officer in 2001, was executed on Wednesday. He was 33. Escamilla shot Officer Christopher Kevin James in November of 2011, as James was attempting to break up a…

Alexis Bortell: Texas 9-Year-Old Uses Marijuana To Cure Seizures

Young Alexis Bortell is taking on Texas in her bid to legalize medical marijuana. The 9-year-old from Dallas started having seizures at the age of 7 and was eventually diagnosed with epilepsy. Her doctors initially prescribed medication but it didn’t…

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Spent 14 Years in Prison

A Houston Uber driver accused a raping a passenger has a criminal record, and had just been released from prison three years ago, according to reports. 57-year-old Duncan Eric Burton has been arrested and charged with sexual assault after allegedly…

Snoop Dogg Pic Lands Texas Trooper in Hot Water

It doesn’t matter who you are – if you see Snoop, you’re going to want to get a picture with Snoop. But beware: if you work for the Texas Department of Public Safety, it could get you in a little…

Google Now Accepting Fiber Signups In Austin

Google announced as far back as April that it would be launching Google Fiber in Austin, Texas. In October, the company revealed it would launch in December. Well, guess what. December is here, and Google just announced that it is…

Phil Collins Donates Personal Collection Of Artifacts To New Alamo Museum

Putting his intense fascination with the Alamo to good use, singer Phil Collins has donated part of his personal collection of Alamo artifacts to a museum dedicated to the famous battle. Collins handed over on Tuesday, October 28, some of…

Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The…

Ebola In Ohio: Family Defends Nurse That Contracted Virus

Amber Vinson, the second nurse from Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to contract the Ebola virus, has reportedly been getting negative comments about her recent trip to Ohio. Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on October 10 to plan her…

Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment

At a press event, Google announced that Google Fiber will come to Austin in December, where it will reside alongside AT&T’s gigabit internet. Google announced plans to launch Fiber in Austin back in April of last year. “It’s a mecca…