Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the technology and entrepreneurship reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country, from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage and now here in San Antonio. 

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club — one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment. In 2016, he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story on community clinics.

Paul is also a co-host and creator of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund, including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, United Services Automobile Association and Parscale: A Collaborative Agency.

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Rackspace announced in a blog post today that it would purchase RelationEdge for an undisclosed amount.

RelationEdge is a digital agency that uses the popular Salesforce platform to help businesses add and retain customers.

According to its website, the company has been around for five years and it lists staff in 14 locations, including Dallas, Houston and Austin.

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San Antonio could soon take another step towards testing autonomous vehicles.

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Maj. Gen. Chris Weggeman commands 15,000 airmen working for the 24th Air Force, which protects the country from cyber attacks of “strategic consequence.”

Weggeman is the first to tell you he isn't a technologist. With 20 years experience and multiple combat deployments, he said he’s a fighter pilot. That's good because he is often translating the language of cyber warfare for lawmakers and superiors into one they understand: the air war.

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There’s an unmistakable Disney’s home of tomorrow feel to an exhibit at USAA’s new innovation exhibit space, at its Fredericksburg Road headquarters. It’s called the empathy lab, and when you walk in, a disembodied voice — somewhere between Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri — greets you.

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A leading hotel industry association in vacation rentals said Tuesday the online rental website Airbnb is strong-arming local governments in secret meetings to get favorable tax deals.