News from Texas and beyond

State Procurement Resource Calls Crosswind AOR

March 6th, 2017|

Originally published on O'Dweyers Austin-based communications agency Crosswind Media & Public Relations has been named agency of record for the Center for Alternative Finance and Procurement within Texas state agency the Texas Facilities Commission. Crosswind

Greenberg Smoked Turkey

December 15th, 2016|

Originally published on Click2Houston.

Rick Perry will ‘breathe life’ into Department of Energy

December 14th, 2016|

By Thomas Graham Originally published on The Hill.  Anyone who knows Rick Perry knows he can’t sit still; he is always thinking and working on ways to push the envelope for new approaches and ideas.

Forbes: Practical Tips For Cybersecurity This Cyber Monday

November 9th, 2016|

By Reg Harnish Originally published on Forbes. It’s that time of year again. A chill is in the air, pumpkin-spice-everything is on the menu, and soon your online news feed will be peppered with Cyber

Cyber threats impact businesses large and small

November 1st, 2016|

By Sean Lahman Originally published on D&C Each week seems to bring news of another major hacking incident. Yahoo announced within the past month that user data from more than 500 million accounts had been compromised.  E-mails and

Downtown Troy cybersecurity company acquired by Rome, New York, firm

November 1st, 2016|

By Chelsea Diana Originally published on Bizjournals GreyCastle Security, a cybersecurity consultant based in downtown Troy, New York, has been acquired by a government contractor out of Rome, New York. Assured Information Security is acquiring GreyCastle

The Monitor: Rio Grande Valley native’s media company to distribute new film, ‘The Vessel,’ in McAllen

September 26th, 2016|

By: Peter Rasmussen Originally published by The Monitor Last year Javier Chapa helped establish Mucho Mas Media, a film production and distribution company. One of the reasons the Rio Grande Valley native started the new

New York Times: Review: ‘The Vessel’: Learning to Forge Ahead After Wrenching Loss

September 23rd, 2016|

By Andy Webster Originally published by The New York Times Julio Quintana’s “The Vessel” is a modest, but not maudlin, parable of hope about mustering the strength to vigorously plunge again into life’s uncertainties after

Austin American-Statesman: Austin couple create first bilingual film in Spanish and English

September 9th, 2016|

Originally published by The Austin American-Statesman This month, bilingual moviegoers will be able to see the same film in both English and Spanish. Austin filmmakers Marla and Julio Quintana, of Colombian and Cuban descent, respectively,

TechTarget: Dropbox hack and the password security conundrum

September 6th, 2016|

By: Brian Holak Originally published by TechTarget A lot can happen in four years. A president can serve his or her term; a totally new technology can emerge; a haircut can come back in style;

Houston Chronicle: Standardized Tests

August 9th, 2016|

Originally published by The Houston Chronicle Legislators should use survey findings to fix test protocols at Texas' public schools. Teachers find our current testing culture demoralizing. Not only would scaling back on the testing

Pensacola News Journal: Area Navy SEAL writes about battle for Ramadi

July 25th, 2016|

By: Melissa Nelson-Gabriel Originally published by Pensacola News Journal    Former Navy SEAL Kevin Lacz talks about his new book "The Last Punisher" at his office in Orange Beach on Thursday, July 21, 2016.