Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement calling on Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to condemn the increasingly abusive tactics by…

Scam Warnings From BTU And Texas A&M Police

BTU and Texas A&M police (UPD) on Wednesday issued new warnings about phone scammers following multiple reports from targeted victims. BTU posted on its social media that “We do NOT…

Bryan Police Awards A Civilian Service Citation

A Bryan man who found a ten year old boy who went missing for four hours in May has been given a civilian service citation by the Bryan police department.…

We know what your kids did this summer

For many kids and teenagers, summer is all about ditching school books in favor of hobbies and fun. Every year we release a report on children’s interests, as reflected in…

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…

Social media could help monitor air pollution that physical monitors miss. Source: Science News

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.…

Facebook leads tech slump that weighs on US stock indexes

A steep sell-off in Facebook is leading a slide in technology stocks that weighed on U.S. indexes in early trading Thursday. Investors hammered shares in the social media giant after…

A study of car sharing apps

The growing popularity of car sharing services has led some experts to predict an end to private car ownership in big cities. The statistics appear to back up this claim:…

In cryptoland, trust can be costly

While the legal status of cryptocurrencies and laws to regulate them continue to be hammered out, scammers are busy exploiting the digital gold rush. Besides hacking cryptocurrency exchanges, exploiting smart-contract…

Henly new Texas 4-H communications, marketing specialist

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Courtney Dodd, 979-845-1211, cfdodd@ag.tamu.edu Callie Henly 979-458-2508, callie.henly@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Callie Henly is the new marketing and communications specialist for the Texas…

Is a massive tunnel system the answer to Houston’s flood woes?

Picture this: Another massive rainstorm overtakes Houston, but instead of inundating homes and businesses, much of the floodwater funnels into a massive underground tunnel system that whisks it away to the…

Healthy Texas Youth Ambassador summits to be held in July

Summits will be in Stephenville, San Angelo, Plainview, San Antonio Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Julie Gardner, 979-845-1484, Julie.gardner@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present…

Texas Tech Officials Denounces Social Media Posts By The School’s Interfraternity Council

Texas Tech University leaders on Friday condemned racist online comments allegedly posted by several students calling for attacking immigrants and building a border wall. Officials are investigating comments linked to…

Measures to improve school safety include increased school security and addressing mental health issues Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  (CARROLLTON) – Representative Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) commended Governor Greg Abbott’s…

Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

Quarterly highlights Data leaks Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many…

As cities sprawl, more Texans are exposed to tornadoes

Mark Fox cringes every time he relives the day his worst weather nightmare came true. April 3, 2012 was a hot and humid day in North Texas, and the unstable…

More American Women have chance to Save, Invest & Improve their Financial Security. By Hadley Heath Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA)…

Facebook leads technology stock rally as US indexes rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Thursday morning as Facebook leads a big rally for technology companies. The social media network jumped after its recent data privacy scandal…

Tens of thousands per Gram

Looking at Instagram one morning, I spotted several posts from some fairly well-known people (in certain circles) who had invested in an ICO held by Telegram. Interesting, I thought to…