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Jan 23, 2015, 12:17 ET
Dr. Ken Reifsnider will lead UT Arlington's new Institute for Predictive Performance of Advanced Materials and Structures.

UT Arlington appoints National Academy of Engineering member to launch materials and structures institute

 Dr. Kenneth Reifsnider, an internationally recognized expert in high temperature energy systems and composite materials and a member of the...

Jan 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Motion for many: Instantly control three-phase motors for $25 with TI's C2000™ Piccolo™ F2806x InstaSPIN-MOTION™ LaunchPad

 Developers can control three-phase motors in minutes with the new ultra-low-cost C2000™ Piccolo™ F2806x InstaSPIN-MOTION™...

Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Houston

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free, health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Houston on January 24 from...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Launches Three New Physician-Led Accountable Care Organizations

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) launched three new physician-led Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) on January 1, 2015. The...

Jan 20, 2015, 06:00 ET

Local Dallas Locksmith Provides New Security System Installation Services to Protect Your Business

Texas Premier Locksmiths is a full service locksmith company that was established in Austin in 2008. Last year, owner Yair...

Jan 19, 2015, 12:12 ET

A Statement from the Texas Apartment Association Regarding Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

Every day housing providers work to eliminate housing discrimination and make their residences available to all, without regard to race, color,...

Jan 19, 2015, 08:00 ET
11 new NexFET(TM) N-channel power MOSFETs from TI include the 25-V CSD16570Q5B and 30-V CSD17570Q5B for hot swap and ORing applications with the industry's lowest on-resistance (Rdson) in a QFN package. In addition, the 12-V FemtoFET(TM) CSD13383F4 for low-voltage battery-powered applications achieves the lowest resistance at 84-percent below competitive devices in a tiny 0.6 mm by 1 mm package.

TI's NexFET™ N-channel power MOSFETs achieve industry's lowest resistance

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced 11 new N-channel power MOSFETs to its NexFET™ product line, including the 25-V...

Jan 16, 2015, 20:00 ET

Island University Selected as Texas' RESTORE Center of Excellence

 The Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was named as a lead organization of...

Jan 15, 2015, 16:30 ET

Texas Instruments board declares quarterly dividend

 The Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share of common...

Jan 15, 2015, 10:00 ET

CTWC: Organization Says It's Time to Rethink Management of State's Dwindling Water Supplies or Consequences Could be Severe

With most of the state gripped by a historic drought, the resulting signs and responses point to near desperation. As climatologists fear the...

Jan 14, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Be Covered Texas Campaign and 86 Dallas Churches to Hold "Super Sunday" Education Event to Highlight the Importance of Enrolling in Health Insurance

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase Texans' access to health insurance, the Be Covered Texas campaign is working with 86 churches across the...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:35 ET

Dr. Paul Checchia named president of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Dr. Paul Checchia, medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Texas Children's Hospital, has been elected president of...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:50 ET
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The Woman's Hospital of Texas Earns "Baby-Friendly" Designation

The Woman's Hospital of Texas is the first Houston hospital and the largest one in the country to receive international recognition as a...

Jan 13, 2015, 12:23 ET

Online University Earns High Ratings for Student Engagement

 Students earning a degree online can feel just as connected and engaged—or even more—than those studying in more traditional...

Jan 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Lignite Coal Industry Study: Substantial Economic Impact in Texas

According to a newly released study conducted by the Center for Economic Development and Research (CEDR) at the University of North Texas, lignite...

Jan 13, 2015, 10:30 ET

Texas Instruments to webcast 4Q14 and year-end 2014 earnings conference call

 Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) will webcast its fourth-quarter and year-end 2014 earnings conference call on Monday,...

Jan 07, 2015, 18:35 ET
Duane Dimos, a Sandia National Laboratories executive, has been named UT Arlington vice president for research.

UT Arlington appoints Sandia National Laboratories executive as Vice President for Research

The University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to announce the appointment of Duane B. Dimos of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M.,...

Jan 07, 2015, 14:30 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center welcomes new cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Lauren Kane

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Lauren Kane as a new cardiovascular surgeon at Texas Children's Heart Center. Kane, whose...

Jan 07, 2015, 06:00 ET

PrimeTime Texas Wins Recognition for Sales Excellence

PrimeTime Texas, a marketing and sales firm based in Houston, announced that they were chosen to receive the "Campaign Cup" sales award for their...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:00 ET

TI's innovative automotive infotainment platform enables Ford to redefine the user experience in Ford's SYNC 3

 CES – Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and Ford Motor Company have collaborated on an infotainment solution that enhances the way...