Brazos County Crime Stoppers Sponsors Smartphone App

Brazos County Crimestoppers has provided funding for a smartphone app that allows anyone to anonymously submit tips to the Bryan and College Station school districts and local law enforcement. Sheriff…

Republican Party farm team provides strong candidates for key races By Newt Gingrich Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tuesday’s primaries had three big lessons. The first is that President…

If the unconfirmed claims of a room temperature superconductor are real, this is _bonkers_. Source: Science News

For Juntos 4-H ‘Day in the Life’ contest winner, the sky’s the limit

Trip to Florida, Kennedy Space Center tour part of reward for first-place essay Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — David Tierranegra, winner…

PART IV of “The Craymer Series”: There is no permanent Property Tax Rate. New Tax Rates are set each year at about this time, and It’s those Tax Rates that determine your…

Spam and phishing in Q2 2018

Quarterly highlights GDPR as a phishing opportunity In the first quarter, we discussed spam designed to exploit GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which came into effect on May 25, 2018.…

Ag Law in the Field program set for Sept. 17 in Nacogdoches

Lease agreements, estate planning, fence laws to be covered Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Ricky Thompson, 903-560-7711, ricky.thompson@ag.tamu.edu NACOGDOCHES – An Ag Law in the Field program, which will…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) as a part of…

IT threat evolution Q2 2018

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Operation Parliament In April, we reported the workings of Operation Parliament, a cyber-espionage campaign aimed at high-profile legislative, executive and judicial organizations around the world…

"The door to the future": How Eddie Bernice Johnson could make history if Democrats win back the House

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, in her Washington, D.C. office on July 18, 2018. Leigh Vogel for The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — Silhouetted against the window of U.S. Rep.…

How do file partner programs work?

It’s easy to notice if you’ve fallen victim to an advertising partner program: the system has new apps that you didn’t install, ad pages spontaneously open in the browser, ads…

Attacks on industrial enterprises using RMS and TeamViewer

Main facts Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT has identified a new wave of phishing emails with malicious attachments targeting primarily companies and organizations that are, in one way or another, associated…

Skype A Scientist program lets NRI research associate connect to new audience

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Melissa Meierhofer, 920-203-3668, mbm030@tamu.edu Dr. Jim Cathey, 979-458-2565, james.cathey@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –  What are bat wings made of? How are bats different from birds?…

From flooding in New Orleans to coffee cultivation in Guatemala and wildfires in Alaska, NASA Earth observations from space are being put to work helping address a wide range of…

The Tax Man is Lurking in the Shadows. Get Your Flashlight On! PART III of “The Craymer Series”: There is no permanent Property Tax Rate. New Rates are set each year at…

So far Democrat anxiety has been kept to a whisper, behind closed doors Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading a growing Leftist Political Revolt. Yes,…

Democrats Are Officially Out Of Economic Ideas Investor’s Business Daily Economics After spending a year traveling around the country on a “listening tour,” Democrats in the House recently released an “Economic…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

Exploration Green receives 2018 Excellence in Green Infrastructure Award

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. John Jacob, 832-671-8171, jjacob@tamu.edu Mary Carol Edwards, 281-989-5517, mcedwards@tamu.edu HOUSTON – A multifaceted project to help reduce flooding and provide recreation for  thousands…

eBeam technology at Texas A&M tested in commercial-use study

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Suresh Pillai, 979-845-2994, spillai@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – By the end of summer, more than one million 5-pound boxes of imported mangos will be…