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City of Houston Launches Computer Access Program

HOUSTON, TX - The City Council recently approved an $800,000 program to provide computers to all low-income Houstonians.  Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force and Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit that...

Pay-as-you-go for tolls from your phone, UPROAD App

TEXAS- Texans can now ditch the usage of toll windshield stickers and pay-as-you-go at the convenience of their personal mobile devices. Introducing the Uproad App. A user-friendly app that will allow drivers...

Fort Bend Judge KP George Invites TikTok to make Fort Bend County its new home

FORT BEND, TX - Fort Bend County Judge KP George invites the TikTok corporation to the state of Texas. Following President Trump's announcement on Monday morning, the honorable judge extended an offer to the TikTok corporation...

HPD Launches New Sex Offender Search Site

HOUSTON, TX - Thanks to a newly announced partnership between the Houston Police Department and a Louisiana-based tech company, local residents have more resources than ever before to help keep an eye out for sex offenders...

HISD launches digital learning centers for students lacking tech

HISD or Houston Independent School District has launched digital learning centers for elementary and middle schoolers via their HISD @ H.O.M.E. Learning program. The district opened 36 learning centers at select campuses across...

Apple’s stock market value tops $2 trillion

Just two years after Apple became the first publicly listed U.S. company with a $1 trillion stock market value, the iPhone maker has now topped $2 trillion. The Cupertino, California-based company's shares briefly rose as to...

Largest heat-mapping study takes place Houston

HOUSTON, Texas- On August 7th, about 80 community scientists in Houston and Harris County participated in the nation's largest heat-mapping study. Houston is one of 13 cities that is involved in this initiative. The...

Noble Energy set to be acquired by Chevron

On July 20, Chevron announced its agreement to acquire Houston-based energy company, Noble Energy in a press release. The total value of the agreement is $13 billion.  Chevron CEO shared in the release that "This is a cost-effective opportunity for Chevron...

Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

 Twitter Inc on Thursday (April 30) said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and that it had accelerated work on tools to attract key advertisers, becoming...

Apple releases budget iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple Inc on Wednesday (April 15) released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company's smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious customers as the coronavirus hobbles the...

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The reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers are dealing with adversity for the first time this season given a slump that has...

Johnson & Johnson starts shipping out COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson's newly authorized COVID-19 vaccine was being packed and loaded onto trucks early on Monday (March 1) in the McKesson...

Trump hints at run for president in 2024

 Former President Donald Trump on Sunday (February 28) hinted at a possible run for president again in 2024, attacked President Joe Biden,...

Cuomo calls for outside review after second former aide alleges sexual misconduct

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Saturday (February 28) for an outside review following a report of sexual misconduct allegations against...