Itasca, Ill.-based Knowles Corp. has developed a new breed of microphone that would allow a consumer to, say, flip a slide on a presentation or share information between a smartphone and another device with a simple hand gesture.
Officials cite problems with the company's products as well as what they characterize as lack of cooperation from the software giant -- which state officials have blamed for the debacle and subsequently sued.
Designs for a building with 60,000 square feet of leasable space were ditched, and architects revamped their efforts to come up with a building that had greater economic potential — with 82,000 square feet of leasable space.
Attendees at the first public meeting on a proposed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston told federal officials they're for the project — so long as the stations are conveniently located downtown.
The university plans to use the funding to harvest and analyze core samples of methane hydrate from sandstone reservoirs thousands of feet under the Gulf - the first time the deposits have been retrieved from U.S. waters.