University of Texas at Austin blocked access to the social media app TikTok on its WiFi networks this week, and while some students found the move a little bit frivolous, others said they were OK or happy with it.
Tech-driven counties in California’s Silicon Valley and around Seattle, Wash., and Austin, Texas, boomed as the pandemic raged, according to new economic data released this month by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The city’s approach to digital equity involves several different programs and partnerships managed through the Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs office. This work has helped to solidify the region as a tech capital.
A fleet of dog-like delivery robots from Boston Dynamics and Unitree will roam the campus at University of Texas at Austin next year so researchers can study and improve human-AI interactions.