Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then 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 he did 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, UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Denim Group, SecureLogix, VentureLab, Conceptual MindWorks, Inc., and Giles-Parscale.

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Paul Flahive

Cash. Moolah. Loot. You might not know it but those colloquialisms for money can really throw a machine for a loop.

USAA launched a pilot program Wednesday allowing customers to use Amazon's popular smart-home device, Alexa, to talk turkey about their accounts and their spending.  

"Alexa, how much have I spent on gas?" asks Gualberto Camacho, USAA's Strategic Innovation Director.

"You've spent $20.19 on gas stations, oil and gas over the last three months," says the disembodied voice of the cylindrical speaker known as Amazon's Alexa.

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A federal contractor committed to funding 50 paid apprenticeships with their company largely in the federally designated Eastside Promise Zone Thursday.

Accenture is a national management and consulting company with a rapidly expanding tech footprint in San Antonio. The company has 1200 technology employees supporting their federal contracts. Accenture executive Ali Bokhari says the company has added more than 200 technology employees this year and plan to do that or more in 2018. 

Ryan E. Poppe

Thirteen people have been charged as material witnesses in the tragic smuggling case that resulted in 10 heat deaths. 

Bexar County Commissioners voted Tuesday to give $180,000 to Tech Bloc, so the organization could create a Chief Talent and Recruitment Officer. 

David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

The tragic heat deaths of 10 people being illegally transported from Laredo to San Antonio prompted compassion and political gamesmanship from Texas politicos.

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