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Jul 02, 2015, 11:16 ET
More than 100 patients and their families attended the grand opening event of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and were given the chance to meet Garth Brooks. Representatives from Brooks foundation, Teammates for Kids, and Microsoft were on hand to show families the activities and resources available at the Zone.

Garth Brooks unveils Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital

Garth Brooks was on-site to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in...

Jul 01, 2015, 19:10 ET

Las ventas de condominios y casas adosadas en Texas se mostraron lentas durante el primer semestre del 2015

La venta de condominios y casas adosadas se mostraron lentas en las principales zonas metropolitanas de Texas durante el primer semestre del 2015,...

Jul 01, 2015, 11:00 ET

Texas condominium and townhome sales slow during first half of 2015

Condominium and townhome sales slowed in Texas' major metro areas in the first half of 2015, according to the 2015 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales...

Jul 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

UT Austin Offers Its First Online Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:04 ET

THLN Gains Key Victories in the 2015 Texas Legislative Session

 Sometimes, during a legislative session, helping get bad bills killed is just as important as getting good bills passed. The 84th Session of...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:00 ET
First scalable brushed DC gate driver

TI introduces the first brushed DC gate driver with adjustable current drive capability for scalable designs

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced an integrated gate driver that offers adjustable gate drive settings with the...

Jun 24, 2015, 17:20 ET

Employers Should Prepare for Effect of Health Plan Cadillac Tax on Their Business, Health Care Costs

 A little-publicized component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is set to take effect in 2018 with potentially significant financial...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

TI "Power of STEM Education" 2015 grants total almost $6 million

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced today that its 2015 corporate and foundation giving to science, technology, engineering...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
TI's PGA900 is the industry's the highest resolution resistive sensing conditioner, offering performance and precision without compromise.

TI introduces the highest resolution resistive sensing conditioner, offering performance and precision without compromise

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's highest resolution resistive sensing signal conditioner, enabling fast...

Jun 22, 2015, 15:21 ET

Texas Legislature Bans Cities from Requiring Property Owners to Participate in Section 8 Housing Program

 Gov. Greg Abbott has signed S.B.267 into law, effectively banning Source of Income (SOI) ordinances that require property owners to...

Jun 22, 2015, 08:29 ET

Former NHL Star Marty Turco to be Appointed CEO of C5 Youth Foundation of Texas in 2016

 C5 Youth Foundation of Texas announced that C5 board member and former NHL All-Star Goalie Marty Turco will succeed President Chuck Burkhart...

Jun 22, 2015, 06:00 ET

TI's first C2000™ Delfino™ LaunchPad development kit makes high-performance digital control design affordable

 Today, on the fifth anniversary of its first LaunchPad development kit, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced the low-cost...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:40 ET

Janet Clark to join TI board of directors

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that Janet F. Clark has been elected to TI's board of directors, effective...

Jun 18, 2015, 14:04 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas logo.

Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To 25 Charitable Organizations Statewide

Now in its fifth year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® (HKHF) initiative...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:01 ET

The Inaugural Texas Entertainment Summit Launches In North Texas July 16-19, 2015

After 10 years of producing the Florida Entertainment Summit, organizers announce the expansion to North Texas to launch the Inaugural Texas...

Jun 18, 2015, 08:00 ET
TI introduces industry's lowest power wideband RF synthesizer

TI introduces industry's lowest power wideband RF synthesizer

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's lowest power wideband radio frequency (RF) synthesizer. Covering up to...

Jun 17, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Texas de Brazil Continues Expansion into Mexico City

 The rapidly growing Brazilian Steakhouse company, Texas de Brazil, (http://www.texasdebrazil.com/espanol/), will soon be serving...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:34 ET

Historic gift to launch Woodcock Institute for Advancement of Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice

A gift of nearly $10 million from a foundation created by world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock will put Texas...

Jun 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

Don't break the bank: Get a Sitara™ AM437x processor for $7

 Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced the new Sitara™ AM4376 processor offering an ARM® Cortex®-A9-based...

Jun 11, 2015, 17:55 ET

Jeanie Wyatt Named To Barron's National List Of Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

 Jeanie Wyatt, CFA®, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of South Texas Money Management (STMM) has been named by Barron's magazine to their...