News from Texas and beyond

Survey: Most CIO’s say a majority of their applications are out of date

September 25th, 2017|

About 72 percent of federal chief information officers said the majority of applications in their agencies are legacy systems, a new survey finds. Less than half of respondents said that their agencies were “more effective

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $36 Million for Projects to Advance Carbon Capture Technologies

September 22nd, 2017|

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has announced approximately $36 million in federally-funded financial assistance to advance carbon capture technologies. Under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office Of Fossil Energy (FE), the Design and

Fujifilm ratchets up Sony patent fight with new complaint

September 15th, 2017|

Fujifilm Corp on Friday sued Sony Corp for patent infringement, opening up a new front in a global dispute between the Japanese companies over the rights to backup tape technology. Filed in U.S. District Court

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Opens Dedicated State-Of-The-Art Cell Culture Process Development Laboratories in Wilton Centre

September 12th, 2017|

Teesside, U.K., September 12, 2017 – FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with experience focused on the development and manufacture of recombinant biopharmaceuticals and advanced therapies, has announced its opening of the 10,000 square foot,state-of-the-art cell culture Process Development Laboratories in Wilton Centre, Teesside. These laboratories

Ryan Callison, TTIA Rising Star 2017

September 12th, 2017|

Ryan Callison TTIA's 2017 Rising Star Award Recipient Presented by Southwest Airlines TTIA is proud to present the 2017 Rising Star Award to Ryan Callison, Director of Marketing & Communications at Visit Frisco. Ryan Callison

Nevis geothermal project prepares for arrival of drilling rig

September 7th, 2017|

The developer of the Nevis Geothermal Project in the Caribbean has announced preparations have been concluded for the arrival of the drilling rig for the project. Preparing of the drilling pad, Nevis, Caribbean (Nevis

Travel Industry Lends Helping Hand After Harvey

September 7th, 2017|

As relief efforts continue in southeast Texas, companies are pitching in to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. And although airports are resuming service the area is still in need of assistance. The U.S. travel and tourism industry has launched the Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey Tourism Recovery Fund Launched

September 7th, 2017|

HURRICANE HARVEY TOURISM RECOVERY FUND LAUNCHED TO HELP DEVASTATED TEXAS GULF COAST COMMUNITIES Tourism Cares and the Texas Travel Industry Association partner to maximize travel industry support to restore destinations, tourism nonprofits and jobs. Austin,

Lightbridge and AREVA NP Sign Binding Agreement for U.S. Joint Venture for Advanced Nuclear Fuel

September 6th, 2017|

Proprietary fuel technology designed to significantly improve economics, efficiency and safety of existing and new nuclear power plants. RESTON, Va., Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR) and AREVA NP in North America (AREVA Inc.),

Driving Solar: Our Closest Star’s Role In Driving Transportation Goals

July 26th, 2017|

It’s time transportation paid homage to our neighbor three doors down -- the sun. Solar power, in general, is becoming more mainstream as conversations about green energy, less reliance on fossil fuels and other topics

Raven Petroleum: New refinery on Webb County border will create 300-400 jobs

July 21st, 2017|

HEBBRONVILLE, Texas — Raven Petroleum spoke directly to the public for the first time Thursday, eight months after announcing plans to build a crude oil refinery on Webb County's border, four miles downwind from Bruni. Christopher Moore, managing director

Travel Promoters Share #WhatILikeAboutTexas

July 20th, 2017|

An industry group that promotes Texas tourism has built a website featuring stories from residents – famous and not – about what they like about their home state. https://soundcloud.com/texas-standard/whatilikeabouttexas-07202017 The Texas Travel Industry Association is inviting