Texas bullet train proposal pits rural landowners against urbanites

A Texas railroad company is looking to build a bullet train to connect two of the state’s largest cities, Dallas and Houston, in under 90 minutes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/04/texas-bullet-train-proposal-pits-rural-landowners-against-urbanites.html

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Gruesome, fanged 'demon fish' washes up on Texas beach, sparking mystery

The strange fanged ‘sea creature’ that washed up on a Texas beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey quickly went viral after images were posted on Twitter, but what is it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/14/gruesome-fanged-demon-fish-washes-up-on-texas-beach-sparking-mystery.html

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Fifth grader creates device to prevent hot car deaths

School is out for the summer for ten-year-old Bishop Curry of McKinney, Texas and he’ll be spending a lot of it developing his idea to help prevent hot car deaths.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/fifth-grader-creates-device-to-prevent-hot-car-deaths.html

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He gave the car salesman his phone. Now he's suing for $1M

Tim and Claire Gautreaux, a Texas pastor and his wife, got far more than they bargained for when they went to a Grapevine Toyota dealership in January 2015 to buy a new car.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/06/gave-car-salesman-his-phone-now-suing-for-1m.html

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Man builds 100mpg engine using 200-year-old technology

Josh “Mac” MacDowell of San Antonia Texas had a brilliant idea. He took a 200-year old Stirling engine and added some 21st-century technology to it. The result is a Hybrid electric car so efficient that you never have to stop to recharge.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/15/man-builds-100mpg-engine-using-200-year-old-technology.html

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Demolition firm that tore down the wrong house after Google Maps glitch apologizes for its error

The demolition company that tore down the wrong house in Texas after a Google Maps glitch has apologized for its error.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/28/demolition-firm-that-tore-down-wrong-house-after-google-maps-glitch-apologizes-for-its-error.html

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Apple's Siri voice recognition technology target of patent lawsuit

Article Image Dot 23 Technologies, a non-practicing entity located in Texas, is looking to take Apple to trial for implementing Siri into the iPhone platform, alleging the virtual assistant’s voice dialing and geolocation capabilities infringe upon three patents.

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Apple's HomeKit gets support from MediaTek via IoT chip SDKs aimed at appliances, small devices

Article Image Fabless chip designer MediaTek has joined Broadcom, Marvell and Texas Instruments in releasing support for HomeKit, Apple’s “Internet of Things” specification for secure, Siri-driven wireless control of appliances, switches and other devices around the home from users’ iOS devices or Apple Watch.

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Apple finishes work on Buildings 3 and 4 of expanding Austin campus

Photos published on Monday show the progress of Apple’s new campus in Austin, Texas, which once it’s completed in 2016 will reportedly be the company’s second-largest office complex, spanning 38 acres and 1.1 million square feet of office space.

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Judge denies Apple a retrial in Smartflash suit, but upholds decision to toss $533M damages against Apple

A Texas federal judge has refused to grant Apple a new trial in its fight against a Smartflash patent infringement lawsuit, but simultaneously declined to reconsider a decision to toss $532.9 million in damages that were originally awarded to Smartflash.

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Judge tosses Smartflash's $533M victory against Apple, damages to be retried

Months after a Texas jury ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million to a product-less company that critics have dubbed a “patent troll,” a judge has tossed out that decision, declaring that instructions given to the jury may have improperly affected the damage assessment.

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SXSW Runs on Wireless Carriers' Well-Oiled Machines


At this year’s South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals in Austin, Texas, more than 150,000 new people have entered the major wireless carriers’ network space. Nearly every one of them has a phone for making voice calls or using the Web. How do wireless carriers handle such a demand surge? That’s one of the big challenges facing AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile. Sometimes they can plan and prepare in advance — like for SXSW. Other times, things happen suddenly — a hurricane might strike, for example.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81845.html?rss=1

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Jury orders Apple to pay $533M for infringing gaming patents

A U.S. federal jury in Texas ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million in damages on Tuesday after it found the company’s iTunes digital media purchasing and distribution system in infringement of three patents held by licensing firm Smartflash.



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Musk touts Texas for speed-of-sound transit test site

Entrepreneur Elon Musk says Texas is atop his list to build a five-mile-long test track for his conceptual Hyperloop  project that involves shooting capsules full of people through elevated tubes at the speed of sound.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/16/musk-touts-texas-for-speed-sound-transit-test-site/

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How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins

A Texas supercomputer capable of 9.6 quadrillion operations per second has solved a thorny problem in genetics, by looking at the bones of a young boy who died 24,000 years…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/how-supercomputing-cracking-mysteries-humankinds-origins

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