1. AlphaAtlas

    Why Apple Chose Austin for Its Next Campus

    Apple recently chose Austin, Texas as the location for a major new campus. Austin is a huge tech hub, with companies like Samsung, AMD, Intel, Cisco, Applied Micro and Apple itself already having a major presence in the city. But many are still wondering why Apple chose to expand outside of its...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Apple Announces Plans for $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Texas

    Today, Apple announced plans for a $1 billion dollar campus in Austin, Texas. The 133-acre facility will be less than a mile away from Apple's current Austin campus, and they claim it will initially accommodate about 5,000 employees, "with the capacity to grow to 15,000." The company is quick to...
  3. cageymaru

    The Next Amazon Headquarters Could Be Split Between Two Cities

    According to anonymous sources, the next Amazon headquarters tentatively called "HQ2" will be located in two cities. The same source has listed Dallas, Long Island City in New York and Arlington near Washington, D.C. as possible finalists. An estimated 50,000 people will be hired to fill...
  4. cageymaru

    7-Eleven Is Testing Cashier-Less Checkout in Texas

    7-Eleven stores at 14 locations in Dallas, Texas have instituted a Scan & Pay system where customers can scan and pay for items using their mobile phones. Certain age restricted items and hot food will still require a cashier. Customers have a choice of using Apple Pay, Google Pay or a...
  5. cageymaru

    Texas Hospitals Are the First in the Country to Feature a Robot Helper

    Moxi is a socially intelligent robot that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create facial expressions to convey information to staff members at a hospital. It is not a chatbox robot; in fact it makes very little noise other than to announce its presence. It is designed to perform menial...
  6. R

    "Glitch" Allows A Google Search Request to Show Your Text Messages

    In a report from PhoneArena, a Reddit user noticed that when he accidentally typed an extra period into a google search for "the1975..com" instead of a search result, he received a page showing his text messages. The same page that appears if you asked Google to "show me my text messages."...