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TMGcore is running high-efficiency crypto mines in Texas

Out on the plains of East Texas, not far from Dallas, a company called TMGcore is mining crypto. The company, funded to the tune of $70 million, will be mining multiple cryptocurrencies and is using s

Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities

America’s mayors have spent the past nine months tripping over each other to curry favor with Amazon.com in its high-profile search for a second headquarters. More quietly, however, a similar story

For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Following Apple’s education event in Chicago in March, I wrote about what the company’s announcements might mean for accessibility. After sitting in the audience covering the event, the big takea

Drive.ai is launching an autonomous ride-hailing network in Texas

Drive.ai, the self-driving car startup with roots in Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, has partnered with Frisco, Texas and the Hall Group to deploy the first autonomous ride-hailing platf

DNC launches tech marketplace for Democratic candidates

The Democratic National Committee is trying to help Democrats regain the pole position as the tech-savviest political party in the U.S. After getting Trumped in the 2016 election (pwned on security, d

Friday Night Lights is on Hulu now. You’re welcome.

Friday Night Lights, the football show that was never just about football (and one of the best shows on television), is now streaming on Hulu. Say goodbye to the weekend is all I’m saying. Haile

Palmer Luckey, political martyr?

In the middle of testimony over Facebook’s privacy scandal, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a moment to grill Mark Zuckerberg over his company’s political loyalties. In the course of a testy e

Uber debuts Uber Freight Plus to lower operating costs for carriers

Uber is sweetening the pot for its Uber Freight offering aimed at commercial trucking. The company is launching Uber Freight Plus today, a program designed to help alleviate costs around some of the m

Waze Carpool expands to the entire state of Washington

Google -owned Waze is growing the footprint of its Waze Carpool product with a market expansion today to cover all of Washington state. That means Carpool is now available in California, Texas, Washin

Arlington, Texas replaces local bus service with Via on-demand ride-sharing

Mobility service providers are engaging with city transportation authorities in a variety of different ways, but the most extreme example so far might be a new partnership between the city of Arlingto

After Harvey, ignore the climate debate and focus on building better, more efficient cities

As <a target="_blank" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/28/climate/how-hurricane-harvey-became-so-destructive.html?action=click&amp;register=google" rel="noopener">Tropical Storm Harvey</a> ma

Texas gets closer to allowing self-driving vehicle testing on public roads

A new state might join the ranks of those that allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads: A bill just passed the Texas Senate Transportation Committee that spells out a path toward statutes

Texas Attorney General Says Texans Using DraftKings Or FanDuel Are Probably Breaking The Law

In a situation nearly identical to what happened in Illinois a few weeks ago, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has responded to a request from a state representative who asked if Paxton believes Da

Apple Goes Big In Texas With $304 Million Austin Campus

Most of the news around Austin this week is centered around <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/sxsw-2012/coverage/">SXSW</a>, naturally, but Texas Governor (and erstwhile presidential candida

Startup Texas Is Latest Region To Join The Startup America Initiative

With today's launch of <a href="http://tx.startupamericapartnership.org/">Startup Texas</a>, Texas becomes the latest U.S. state to join the growing list of regions in the <a href="http://www.startupa

Vista almost banned from Texas government computers (!!!ROFL!!!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/texasvista.jpg">What's up now, Ballmer! The entire State of Texas is one step closer to banning the somewhat craptastic Windows Vista fro

13-year-old would rather play Halo with hooker than get laid, will be next 40-year-old virgin

What is with America’s youth these days? 13-year-old Ralph Hardy from Newark, Texas, decided that he was going to spend $30,000 on junk food, gadgets, an Xbox and two hookers with a stolen CC, which

Texas wants Amazon to pay up, pardner

Online retailer Amazon has some ‘splaining to do. Texas officials are investigating whether or not the online retailer has a distribution center in Irvin, Texas. If they do, Amazon will owe mill

World's most powerful laser developed in Texas

Straight out of the University of Texas at Austin comes the world’s most powerful laser. I just assumed that most lasers were very powerful, but apparently the great state of Texas has the best

AT&T begins rolling out Wi-Fi service in San Antonio Starbucks

We knew AT&T was taking over T-Mobile’s hotspot service across all Starbucks, but I didn’t think it would happen this soon. I guess it’s spring. The first known Starbucks to give
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