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Dec 19, 2014, 18:15 ET

New Web Portal Offers Comprehensive Information on Rio Grande Valley of Texas

 Utilizing video production and an aggressive social media campaign, the Rio South Texas Economic Council ("RSTEC") is promoting an...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:19 ET

UT Arlington appoints Michael Kingan as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

The University of Texas at Arlington has named Michael K. Kingan, a former senior vice president and chief development officer for The University...

Dec 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

TAHU: Business Owners Encouraged to Consult Benefit Professionals on 2015 Health Insurance Changes

 The second year of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance open enrollment period is underway from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15. Beginning in...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:51 ET
TI creates the unexpected in auto, smart home and wearable technologies at CES 2015 (PRNewsFoto/Texas Instruments)

Texas Instruments creates the unexpected in automotive, smart home and wearable technologies

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) semiconductor technology is enabling the newest consumer products on display at the 2015 International...

Dec 15, 2014, 06:00 ET

Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation

 Mediation can make the difference between a peaceful, cost-effective resolution fully embraced by all parties or a contentious battle that...

Dec 12, 2014, 12:14 ET

South Texas Money Management (STMM) Named "Top Guns" For Investment Performance By Informa Investment Solutions

South Texas Money Management announced it was named "Top Guns" for investment performance by Informa Investment Solutions (IIS) in the peer group,...

Dec 11, 2014, 16:33 ET

WGU Named a Top School by Military Advanced Education for the 8th Consecutive Year

For the eighth year in a row, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) —parent university of WGU Texas (http://texas.wgu.edu/)—has...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:17 ET

MD Anderson officials react to FDA Approval of Gardasil 9 for the prevention of certain cancers

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval this week of a new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that targets five...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:04 ET
The University of Texas at El Paso is now offering fully online degree programs through our cutting-edge UTEP Connect initiative.

The University of Texas at El Paso Launches New Online Initiative

 In keeping with its commitment to serve a 21st-century student demographic, The University of Texas at El Paso is proud to announce the launch...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:32 ET

Texas Legal Adds Identity Theft Restoration to its Extensive List of Benefits

 Texas Legal, the statewide nonprofit legal insurance plan founded by the State Bar of Texas in 1972, recently added identity theft restoration...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:06 ET

WGU Continues to Lead the Nation in Educating Math and Science Teachers

 The university producing the largest number of science and math teachers in the U.S. is online and competency-based, according to a new study...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:32 ET

Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program celebrates 30th anniversary

Last month, Texas Children's Hospital celebrated the 30th anniversary of Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program. Since its inception in 1984,...

Dec 10, 2014, 13:30 ET

Texas Star Assisted Living Opens In Allen, Texas

Scheduled to open in June 2015, Texas Star Assisted Living is the first assisted living facility of its size in Allen, Texas.  The...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
Texas Instruments launches industry's first highly integrated NFC sensor transponder for industrial, medical, wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) applications

Texas Instruments launches industry's first highly integrated NFC sensor transponder for industrial, medical, wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) applications

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the industry's first flexible high frequency 13.56 MHz sensor transponder family. The...

Dec 09, 2014, 18:50 ET

TTI plays essential role in creating new safety standard to prevent storefront crashes

With 500 people reportedly killed each year by vehicles crashing into retail stores, sidewalk cafes, hair salons and other businesses, low speed...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

TI expands IoT cloud ecosystem and simplifies code development with open-source Energia support

 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is expanding its third party ecosystem of Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service providers. With 10...

Dec 09, 2014, 08:00 ET

TI Hercules™ MCUs certified to meet ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety standards to ASIL D and SIL 3 levels of safety integrity

 Automotive and industrial systems are becoming more and more sophisticated, increasing the burden on OEMs to ensure the functional safety of...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:07 ET

WGU Texas Offers New Online Master's Degree for Aspiring English Teachers

Western Governors University—parent university of WGU Texas (texas.wgu.edu), the state-endorsed, online, nonprofit university— has...

Dec 08, 2014, 08:51 ET
12-V motor driver family eliminates motor tuning

TI eliminates motor tuning with new 12-V motor driver family

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today expanded its motor driver portfolio with a new 12-V motor driver family that reduces spin-up time to...

Dec 04, 2014, 13:03 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces plans for new, state-of-the-art special isolation unit

Today, as part of the hospital's long-term vision to care for children with the most serious and complex medical conditions, Texas Children's...