Category: Weekly Features

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 17-24

  AMD is getting ready to launch Ryzen in March, their latest and greatest computer processor series If its exponential increase in stock price is any cue, AMD’s revival is real this time. In fact, AMD’s Ryzen processors are so popular, they’re already best sellers on Amazon. We revealed new die shots of Ryzen at ISSCC, revealing the...

Top 5 Panels for Millennials

The term “millennial” has somehow become synonymous with negative words such as “entitled,” “narcissistic,” or even “lazy.” How did these labels get tied to an entire generation of people? What can we do to overcome these stereotypes? According to Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Millennials now make up over a third of...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 10-17

Pokémon Go releases Generation II Pokémon The Pokémon Go team  has announced a new generation for the first time since it’s initial launch in July 2016. Trainers, over 80 more Pokémon and new features are here! https://t.co/7hUwB1wVBAhttps://t.co/9gVfrwaemA — Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) February 16, 2017 Summary of what was announced: Additional Pokémon, New Evolutions, New Encounter Gameplay, New Berries, New Avatars...

TBT: Carly Hohl

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Carly Hohl graduated from Texas State University in 2010 with...

Top 5 Panels to Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and even if you don’t have a partner to cozy up to this evening, there is always something out there to love – whether it’d be your puppy, technology, your favorite social app or even new social movements you’re supporting. Check out the top 5 sessions to love this Valentine’s Day.  ...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 3-10

Trump’s travel ban remains blocked The federal appeals court rejected Trump’s reinstatement request, which will likely be appealed. Breaking News: President Trump’s travel ban remains blocked: An appeals court rejected a bid to reinstate it. https://t.co/6asyLC0jzr — The New York Times (@nytimes) February 9, 2017 Trump immediately took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with...

Top 5 Technology Inside Fashion Apparel

Innovation leads the way with technology. It’s constantly changing, upgrading, and expanding to not only tech gadgets but to more familiar parts of our world, such as the fashion industry. Technology is not only contributing to retail online shopping, but is on it’s way into the apparel itself. Ever wonder when those self-fitting and drying...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 26 – March 4

Google Self- Driving car hits bus #googlecar Google Self-Driving Car Hits A Bus In Los Angeles And It’s At Fault: Here’s What Happened -… https://t.co/c6jOLaOYVm#TechNews — The Google Car (@thegooglecar) March 2, 2016 In a recent report filed with California regulators, Google admitted to some responsibility for the accident. Even though there have been other incidents...