At 6:30 p.m. at Geekdom, many of the rising stars in the tech world are still working past the end of the traditional workday. Some are tapping on laptops, writing their blog entries, or maybe checking Facebook or Reddit. And they’re playing ping-pong. It’s one way app and software designers relax, an opportunity to talk to each other on a less formal basis, and maybe come up with some genius ideas.
Hackers, inventors, designers all spend long hours in front of a computer screen.
The United States will give up control of the Internet in September of next year, when its contract between the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) expires.
The U.S. will no longer be in the business of top-level domain names and IP numbering.
The change has prompted outcry from some like Newt Gingrich, former chairman of the House of Representatives, who tweeted Friday:
A new investigative piece from ProPublica is shining a light on the decision made by Chesapeake Energy to reinterpret their contracts with landowners to pay far less, sometimes as much as 90 percent less.
The city has been unhappy with the amount of foot-traffic the historic area gets and multiple studies have been done to try and address shortcomings. City council will be discussing the request for proposals that the Department of Culture & Creative Development has devised to encourage more visitors.
After months of using the Texas Democratic Party and staffers from the Lone Star Project as a makeshift campaign staff, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Leticia Van De Putte has hired a campaign manager.
Van De Putte said the decision to run came late for her campaign and that made it difficult to quickly hire a campaign staff. This week she hired veteran Democratic National Committee researcher Scott Remley as her campaign manager.
As women in large sections of the state quickly lose access to abortion services, Lenzie Sheible, a 19-year-old University of Texas at Austin student, to form a nonprofit whose aim is to provide these women transportation to cities with abortion clinics.
It was just a few weeks ago that the last remaining abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valley closed it’s doors because of restrictions contained in Texas’ House Bill 2, the state’s new set of abortion restrictions that has so far led to the closure of 19 clinics.
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a group of 150 attendees at a women's economic forum Saturday that they must join together to push for pay equity, work-life balance and benefits that equal the playing field for women and their families.
Pelosi joined Rosie Castro and Congressman Joaquin Castro for the event at the Young Women's Leadership Academy, where Castro told the audience that 100 percent of the girls in the senior class had been accepted to college.
State and local officials will join Congressman Lloyd Doggett, State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, and city council members Shirley Gonzales and Ray Lopez Saturday to encourage residents on San Antonio’s west side to sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The Bilingual Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Progreso Hall, a popular gathering spot for Westside residents.
A first-time author is coming to the San Antonio Book Festival next month, and I came to find that his back story is as fascinating as the book he’s written. Meet Mario Alberto Zambrano, whose novel-writing career began on the stage.
“I was a dancer for a very long time. I never read as a kid and I never wrote short stories…”
Being an author is Zambrano's second life, after retiring from an international career as a ballet dancer, he began writing. Surprisingly his first novel was picked up.