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Nokia, Premcell offer tech training program at North Lake College

Nokia and Premcell have teamed with North Lake College in Irving to offer an eight-week technology training program.

Tort reformers hail Lincoln for anti-litigation stance

A little-known fact about Abraham Lincoln has made him the favored son of tort-reform champions in the Lone Star State.

Amazon to launch Houston-area hub with 1,000 new jobs

Building on its existing half-dozen hubs in Texas dedicated to fulfillment, Amazon recently revealed plans for a seventh such center in the greater Houston area, anticipating the addition of approximately 1,000 new full time positions.

Dallas, Forth Worth mayors lead delegation to Tokyo and Hong Kong

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price are on a trade mission through Friday to Tokyo and Hong Kong to promote tourism, business opportunities and diplomatic connections with the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Staples depicts ‘different kind of moonshot’ for Texas

With next-generation technology and scientific research burgeoning in Texas, the phrase “Houston, the Eagle has landed” conveys many more levels of success now than originally meant in the famous NASA message from the moon.

Bexar County judge speaks at San Antonio Chamber of Commerce event

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce recently hosted Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff at the annual State of the County event on Friday, October 28. Wolff spoke at the gathering, celebrating the many successes of the county while addressing various issues facing it.

Houston a Top 10 brand in the country, according to U.S. Place Equity Index

According to the 2016 U.S. Place Equity Index Resonance Report, which ranked U.S. cities in terms of their strengths as brands, Houston is a Top 10 brand in the country.

Austin groups seek innovative firms for next round of angel investments

The A-List, an Austin Chamber of Commerce program designed to boost area business growth, reported last February that it had helped to raise nearly $1 billion for 19 of the startup firms it has recognized since 2010.

New online tool to help Texas students launch careers

A number of business and higher education organizations have partnered to offer a free, interactive online tool to help students in Texas make informed decisions regarding higher education and possible career options.

Jacobs Engineering Group moves headquarters to Dallas

Jacobs Engineering Global has moved its Pasadena, California headquarters to downtown Dallas.

Houston officials, business leaders make trade mission to Mexico City

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership visited Mexico City on a trade mission this week.

North Texas delegation calls Asian trip a success

Dallas-Fort Worth delegation traveled to Tokyo and Hong Kong on a trade and tourism mission trip.

vcfo CEO Wood confirmed as chair for the Austin Chamber of Commerce

Ellen Wood, the president and CEO of vcfo, was confirmed as the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Chair of the Board, while Lower Colorado River Authority General Manager Phil Wilson was named chair-elect.

Roy presents Federalism as a solution to centralization

Chip Roy, director of the Center for Tenth Amendment Action at the Texas Public Policy Institute, recently presented federalism as the solution to the diametrically opposed bipartisan government that currently administers America.

Austin Chamber honors top education performers and innovators

The Austin Chamber of Commerce honored Central Texas education leaders at the annual State of Education Summit on Nov. 9.

Austin adds 21,2000 net new jobs over past year

The Texas Workforce Commission and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their preliminary payroll jobs numbers on Friday, with Austin's metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 50 largest metro areas.

Texas business leaders launch education and career portal

Business and state leaders in Texas have launched a plan to help high school students and adult learners make the best choice of college and career.

City of Irving offers multiple bid opportunities

The Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce announced several bid opportunities with the city of Irving recently.

Early Matters Dallas traces success to early learning prospects

Early Matters Dallas, a union of diverse area organizations, challenges area residents to advocate for early learning opportunities via work and social circles to spread the word that Dallas County youngsters need more pre-school preparation.

Five Irving firms earn ‘Dallas 100’ spots

Five Irving-based businesses recently qualified for the “Dallas 100” list recognizing North Texas’ 100 fastest-growing, privately owned companies compiled by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

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