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Sep 30, 2014, 14:40 ET
The TPS92410 controller from Texas Instruments integrates a multiplier and tunable phase dimmer detection, as well as analog dimming inputs and drive circuit protection functions to ease design of downlights, fixtures and lamps powered from an offline AC or conventional DC power source. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments Incorporated)

TI's new 450-V linear controller simplifies offline LED lighting design

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a 450-V linear controller that simplifies current regulation of high-voltage LED...

Sep 30, 2014, 08:41 ET

Texas Roadhouse Alleges In Federal Lawsuit That The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Has Violated The "Freedom Of Information Act" And President Obama's Directives On Compliance

 Texas Roadhouse ("TXRH"), which is known for hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch-sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere, including...

Sep 29, 2014, 07:15 ET

Texas Auto Writers Association Names Winners of Excellence in Craft Competition

Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) announced the winners of their eighth annual Excellence in Craft Competition at a lunch event held at the...

Sep 26, 2014, 06:00 ET

2014 List of Best Doctors in Dallas Features Texas Institute for Surgery Physicians

More than 40 physicians credentialed to practice at Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Heath Presbyterian Dallas (TIS) are recognized by D...

Sep 25, 2014, 14:00 ET
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PR Newswire and the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Announce New Media Partnership

 PR Newswire and the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) proudly announce a new partnership where TAWA members will now have access to the...

Sep 25, 2014, 11:55 ET

WGU Texas Named a Top Military Friendly School for the 5th Year

 For the fifth consecutive year, Western Governors University (WGU) —parent university of WGU Texas— has been recognized as a...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:52 ET

WGU Texas Announces TAMACC Partnership and $25,000 in Scholarships

To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month and fill the growing need for a robust, well-educated Hispanic workforce in Texas, WGU Texas has...

Sep 24, 2014, 09:53 ET

Texas Business Group on Health Reports on Employers' Tobacco Policies

 Texas employers are playing a key role in helping employees and their families kick the tobacco habit according to a new survey from the Texas...

Sep 23, 2014, 17:28 ET
Deja Blue opens in Lubbock, TX September 25. True one-of-a-kind shopping, this is a new concept store from Goodwill Industries of NW Texas. At Deja Blue, shoppers will discover unique finds that have been refurbished by a talented team, breathing new life back into well-loved pieces. (PRNewsFoto/Goodwill Industries of Northw...)

Goodwill of Northwest Texas Grows Retail Footprint with New Store Locations Including New Boutique Concept Store

 Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas announces the grand opening of two new retail locations, including the unveiling of its new,...

Sep 23, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Texas Instruments Foundation recognizes 14 North Texas teachers for building student achievement in science, math

 As part of its commitment to promoting effective teaching and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the Texas...

Sep 23, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Forms Alliance With State Farm To Help Enroll More Texans

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that it will be working with local State Farm agents in a new effort to broaden...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:09 ET
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Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Health Plans and State Farm® Affiliates Team Up to Expand Access to Individual Health Coverage through New Alliance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans and State Farm today announced a new effort to broaden consumer access to health insurance during...

Sep 22, 2014, 10:00 ET
100G transimpedance amplifier (TIA) drives high performance in optical networking applications (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

TI's new 100G transimpedance amplifier drives high performance in optical networking systems

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced its first transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for the 100G optical networking market. As a key...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:30 ET
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TI continues to return cash to shareholders with 13% dividend increase

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today said it will raise its quarterly cash dividend by 13 percent, from $0.30 per share to...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:06 ET
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Transparency Solution Helps Consumers Better Manage Health Care Services And Costs

 As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Texas Instruments gives $1.3 million in grants to North Texas arts and culture organizations

Texas Instruments and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation recently made a combined $1.3 million in contributions to a variety of North Texas arts...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:37 ET
Save energy in industrial designs with TI's new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) family (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

Industry's lowest-power 25- to 160-MSPS analog-to-digital converter family saves energy in industrial designs

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expanded its data converter portfolio today with a new family of small, pin-compatible analog-to-digital...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:06 ET

Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association Teams Up With Jack Ingram and ASCAP Foundation in Search of the Next Great Young Songwriter

The Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association, in collaboration with country music artist Jack Ingram and The ASCAP Foundation, today launched Texas...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:05 ET

Ahora en Brownsville: el Texas Film Round-Up con el Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- ¿Ha oído hablar del Rey de las Serpientes de Brownsville en la década de 1910s? ¿Sabe...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:05 ET

Now Showing in Brownsville: the Texas Film Round-Up with the Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer...