Texas has been historically known for its oil booms. Today the state is perhaps better known as a magnet for tech companies and tech talent, especially in its capital city of Austin. But with some sta
All eyes might be on the California robotaxi market, but Texas is the one shaping up to be the next hot testbed of the technology — and regulatory fights that could follow. The Lone Star State has b
A Texas judge issued an injunction today to stall the enforcement of an online age verification bill. The Free Speech Coalition, along with adult video sites like Pornhub, led the legal challenge agai
Tesla notified Texas regulators this week it plans to invest about $770 million into an expansion of its factory near Austin. The automaker registered plans with the Texas Department of Licensing and
A U.S. District Court has ordered that Tesla must tell employees about a lawsuit alleging the automaker violated state and federal law by requiring workers to sign separation agreements. Two former Te
Energy startup hopes to bring the financial and climate benefits of solar and storage to renters.
Better late than never: It’s a critical time for the startup and venture communities to support trans founders.
TikTok announced its midterms Elections Center will go live in the app in the U.S. starting today, August 17, 2022, where it will be available to users in more than 40 languages, including English and
As state laws shift and abortion bans go into effect across the United States, companies are still trying to find ways to provide care while reimagining what healthcare should include.
Infowars founder Alex Jones took the stand today in a trial that will determine what he owes to the parents of a child killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting. Last year, Jones was found liable in a se
A new video-focused dating app Desti just launched over the weekend to give users a chance to find potential matches based on a preferred date destination. Users who live in the app’s debut mark
Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Wednesday that the automaker aims to launch its long-awaited Cybertruck mid-2023. “We are still expecting to be in production with the Cybertruck in middle of next year
TechCrunch conducted a vibe check with the women founders taking themselves and their companies to the front lines of the fight for abortion.
Drone delivery deployment happens in fits and starts. There are, after all, a number of hurdles — both regulatory and residential — a company has to clear. That’s why all parties tend to
A ransomware attack on a little-known debt collection firm that serves hundreds of hospitals and medical facilities across the U.S. could be one of the biggest data breaches of personal and health inf
The recent increase in conservative legislation and political division could affect the tech landscape, deterring workers from migrating to these hubs and causing an exodus of talent from red states.
Getting hacked sucks. It’s even worse if you’re a digital creator whose social media accounts literally pay your bills. When creators get hacked, it can mean that they aren’t able to
The most serious crash to date involving a self-driving truck might have resulted in only moderate injuries, but it exposed how unprepared local government and law enforcement are to deal with the new
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp of Austin, Texas-based True Wealth Ventures defy many trends in the venture capital world. The investors, who raised $19.1 million for their first fund in 2018, have just clo
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has filed an application with the city of Austin to build a tunnel under Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas in Austin. The application, which Electrek first reported on,