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PTA CommYOUnity: Backing A Better Future

 Texas PTA is inviting members of communities across the state to "back the future" by participating in a series of happenings celebrating the...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to the Nation's Best Mesothelioma Compensation Attorneys

 The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Texas, or their family members to call them first at...

Aug 18, 2014, 14:46 ET

Texas Virtual Academy Students Log in August 25th to Start School Year

 Texas Virtual Academy, a public online school serving students in grades 3-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Monday,...

Aug 15, 2014, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital welcomes new chief of otolaryngology

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Ellis M. Arjmand as the new chief of otolaryngology. Arjmand, whose appointment is effective...

Aug 13, 2014, 14:36 ET

Texas Online Preparatory School Begins August 25

Students enrolled in Texas Online Preparatory School, a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 3-12, will go back to school...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:23 ET
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Texas American Resources, LLC Announces Divestiture Of South Texas Properties For $135 Million

 Texas American Resources, LLC ("TAR" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed on the sale of its South Texas properties to an...

Aug 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
Power over Ethernet SIMPLIFIED - TPS23861 (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments Incorporated)

TI speeds Power over Ethernet development with next-generation PSE controller

Easing design for rapidly growing Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) introduced a two-layer...

Aug 12, 2014, 19:50 ET
Compliant with Intel's VR12.5 and VR12 voltage regulation specifications, the TPS53661, TPS53641 and TPS53631 DC/DC controllers and CSD95372B and CSD95373B NexFET smart power stages are a state-of-the-art, digital multiphase solution to power the latest Intel Xeon processors. The complete solution features industry-leading efficiency at up to 95-percent in the smallest footprint. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments Incorporated)

TI introduces multiphase Vcore solutions with advanced PMBus™ interface and smart power stage

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a complete multiphase core voltage (Vcore) power management system solution for...

Aug 12, 2014, 17:07 ET

WGU Texas Announces New Scholarship for Students in Need of a "Lifesaver"

For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally finishing that bachelor's or master's degree can truly be a...

Aug 08, 2014, 17:48 ET
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TI Chief Financial Officer Kevin March to speak at Pacific Crest investor conference

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kevin March will speak at the Pacific...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:37 ET
** LEARN ABOUT THE EXCITING SENIORS HOUSING SECTOR ** Will the combination aging population and rising demand for apartment units create a BOOM opportunity in the seniors housing sector? Join the nation's leading seniors housing developers, investors, debt sources, equity sources and service providers for this full-day information and networking conference on October 8 at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel in Dallas. The event is organized by CapRate Events, the leading commercial real estate conference organizer in North America. (PRNewsFoto/The Texas Seniors Housing Summit)

Join Caddis Partners, HFF & More at Texas Seniors Housing Summit -- October 8

Attendance is building for The Texas Seniors Housing Summit, the region's new development, investment and financing conference for executives who...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:41 ET
Industry's smallest 18-V eFuse power protection switch efficiently defends systems (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

Industry's smallest 18-V eFuse power protection switch efficiently defends systems

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's smallest bidirectional 18-V, 5-A protection switches with high power...

Aug 06, 2014, 10:00 ET
Texas Instruments analog innovation enhances in-vehicle infotainment and charging experience (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

TI analog innovation enhances in-vehicle infotainment and charging experience

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is advancing the infotainment and user driving experience in the automobile with seven new...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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TI's C2000™ F281x microcontrollers celebrate 12 years of leadership, offering integrated features ideal for a broad range of motor control applications

Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) celebrates 12 years of leadership in motor control applications for its C2000™ TMS320F2812 and...

Aug 04, 2014, 12:35 ET

MADD Urges Texas Parents to Send a Clear "No Alcohol" Message to Underage Children Before They Head Back to School

Before teens head back to school, MADD is calling on Texas parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of drinking underage – before...

Aug 04, 2014, 12:35 ET

MADD aconseja a los padres de Texas que envíen un claro mensaje a sus hijos menores de edad de "No consumir alcohol" antes de que regresen a clases

Antes de que los adolescentes regresen a clases, MADD hace un llamado a los padres de Texas para que conversen con sus hijos sobre los peligros del...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:23 ET

Texas Children's Hospital simulation training program allows parents to practice emergency, life-saving care before babies come home

 A new, first-of-its-kind program in Texas provided by the Simulation Center at Texas Children's Hospital will help reassure and prepare...

Jul 30, 2014, 14:44 ET
Dr. Timothy Quinnan has been named Vice President for Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Arlington. (PRNewsFoto/The University of Texas at Arl..)

UT Arlington appoints San Diego State Student Affairs leader Timothy Quinnan as Vice President for Student Affairs

University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari today announced the appointment of Timothy Quinnan, an expert in student success and...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Texas Children's diabetes and endocrinology team expands with two new members

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of two new physicians, Dr. Kristen Hendrix and Dr. Sarah Lyons, to the pediatric...

Jul 30, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Texas Instruments surpasses shipment of 15 million SoCs enabling the automotive industry to redefine advanced driver assistance systems

 Confirming a leadership position in the automotive market, today Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announces that more than 15 million of...