Month: February 2019

Episode 127: AT&T, Media Company

AT&T has toyed with entertainment production in the past, but with its acquisition of Time Warner, it’s playing in the big leagues of content creators.

Episode 129: Siri is Fading?

Despite having a big lead when it introduced its Siri voice assistant in 2011, Apple appears to be losing the home voice assistant battle to competitors such as Amazon and Google.

Episode 101: Big in Biotech

The Texas Governor’s office says that part of the state’s strong economy can be attributed to an abundance of life science and biotech companies here.

Episode 102: Our Internet’s Fast Too

With three cities in the top five for Internet speeds in major U.S. cities, Texas ranks highly for its download and upload rates, according to Ookla.

Episode 103: Austin a Tech Hub, Nation Discovers

While locals have already known it for years, Apple’s expansion in Austin has caused some around the country to discover what a tech hub the city has become.

Episode 105: Remember Power Computing?

Mac clone computers used to be a thing and they were built in Texas with Apple’s blessing. At least until Steve Jobs’ return.

Episode 104: And Now E-Bikes

The next evolution of electric scooters might not be scooters at all; they may have opened the door for a surge in e-bike sales in large Texas cities.

Episode 106: Robot Week – Coffee by Briggo

An Austin company has rolled out about a half dozen automated coffee-dispensing kiosks called Briggo serving on-demand coffee drinks for iOS and Android app users.