Technology & Entrepreneurship

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San Antonio officials announced Tuesday night it had formed a new standing committee to address technology and innovation.

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Texas had a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in November, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ 2018 economic forecast. It is the lowest rate they have seen they started monitoring it in 1976.

Courtesy Dell

Local cybersecurity firm Digital Defense announced Friday it discovered vulnerabilities in multiple products from Dell EMC, the data storage arm of the Austin-based computer giant.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Shawnta Swindell didn't want to miss the United Services Automobile Association's annual Innovation Day. Her employer hosts these daylong celebrations of employee-driven innovation projects at all their financial service centers. But Tuesday’s event at USAA’s San Antonio headquarters was a problem for Swindell because the research and development employee works remotely, so from New York City she broke out her robot here.

Paul Flahive

The San Antonio Housing Authority cut the ribbon Friday on what it is billing as the largest reconstruction effort on the city's west side in a decade.


SAHA opened five single family homes starting in price around $125,000 and boasting dozens of energy efficient features, including Energy Star-rated appliances, green building materials, and sealed ventilation systems.