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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.

Episode 100: Rural Internet Still a Problem

In states with lots of wide-open spaces, such as Texas, the availability of broadband internet service is still a problem. Here’s why rural internet access is still problematic.

Episode 099: Fake News 2.0

While social-media companies still continue to assess the damage that fake accounts and bots caused during the 2016 election cycle, there are indications that the next generation of disruptive players will be even worse.

Episode 098: Concerts Go High-Tech

As album sales revenue dries up, top music performers are working to make their live arena shows more dynamic by adding drones, augmented reality and other technologies.

Episode 097: Wanna Be an Influencer?

If you’ve ever dreamed of a life as a social-media influencer, someone who gets paid to promote your lifestyle, there are a few things you should know about what’s required.

Episode 096: Maybe Don’t Upgrade

Despite the lure of new smartphones introduced every year, there are ways to extend the life of your current phone by improving battery life and freeing up data storage space.