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…

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starbucks’ CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, an incident that prompted accusations of racism on…

Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is “inevitable” and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders.…

13 Year old Bryan ISD Student Arrested For Making A Threat On Social Media

Bryan police announced arresting a 13 year old student Friday afternoon for making a threat on social media. According to a BPD news release, school officials were alerted to a…

Facebook questioned about pulling Android call, text data

On the same day Facebook bought ads in U.S. and British newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social media site faced new questions about collecting phone numbers…

US stocks slide Facebook drags technology companies lower

NEW YORK (AP) — A sharp loss for Facebook is helping to pull technology companies lower as U.S. stock indexes decline Monday morning. The social media company is facing new…

Trump-linked data analysis firm taps 50M Facebook profiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — A data analysis firm employed by President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign tapped the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, allowing it to…

15 Agencies Battle Robertson County Grass Fire

The Robertson County sheriff’s office (RCSO) went to social media to thank 15 agencies that participated in extinguishing a 150 acre grass fire Tuesday afternoon east of Calvert. Sheriff Gerald…

Somebody’s watching! When cameras are more than just ‘smart’

Every year the number of smart devices grows. Coffee machines, bracelets, fridges, cars and loads of other useful gadgets have now gone smart. We are now seeing the emergence of…

Bryan School Bus Stopped By A Hole In A City Street

Those on board a fully loaded Bryan school district bus had a ride after school Tuesday that they’ll never forget. District officials say the bus sank into soft street pavement…creating…

Consolidated High School Student Arrested For Making A Terroristic Threat

For the second time in five days, a College Station school district high school student has been arrested for making a terroristic threat to their campus. Brazos County sheriff’s office…

Take a Stand program helps youth learn how to deal with bullying

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Angel Lawshea, 210-631-0400, angel.lawshea@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – More than 200 students in kindergarten, first and second grade at Mildred Baskin Elementary School in San…

Tax refund, or How to lose your remaining cash

Every year, vast numbers of people around the globe relish the delightful prospect of filling out tax returns, applying for tax refunds, etc. Given that tax authorities and their taxpayers…

15 Year Old Arrested By College Station Police For Making Social Media Terroristic Threat

A 15 year old young man is accused of posting on social media that he was going to commit an act that College Station police described was similar to the…