Austin is piloting blockchain to improve homeless services

While the vagaries of the cryptocurrency markets are keeping crypto traders glued to their CoinDesk graphs, the real potential of blockchain is its capability to solve real human challenges in...

How Austin brought the human touch to smart city planning

Austin wants to incorporate sensors and other smart technology in areas where it will make the biggest impact, instead of where it will make comfortable lives more comfortable. The post How...

Crunch Report | Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech

Mark Zuckerberg gives this year’s Harvard commencement speech, Uber and Lyft are returning to Austin, Ford has some leadership shake-ups and TC Battlefield company Beam (acquired by Microsoft) is now...

Ridesharing startup Fasten offers a new deal for drivers — a buck per ride

Promising riders will pay less and drivers will make more, ride-hailing startup Fasten uses a different driver charge method than Uber and Lyft. Rather than paying the company a percentage...

Beleaguered Samsung to invest a whopping $1 billion in its Texas chipmaking plant

Samsung may not be faring so well in the smartphone business, but that doesn't mean it's not focused on mobile anyway -- in fact, the company has announced that it's...