You Might Soon Text Robots As Often As Your FriendsIn the coming months, users of Facebook's Messenger app, Microsoft's Skype and Canada's Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses.
Big 12 Commish Suggests Recruiting ChangesBig 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby believes that now is a good time to look at modernizing parts of the college recruiting model, using possibly Skype or FaceTime for interviews.
Deployed Soldier Sees Wife Attacked In Texas During Video ChatAuthorities say a soldier deployed overseas was chatting by video conference with his pregnant wife in Texas when the woman was repeatedly stabbed at her home by a Fort Bliss soldier.
North Texans Among Thousands In D.C. For InaugurationHundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.
Microsoft Drops Messenger & Switches To SkypeMicrosoft is scrapping its instant-messaging program and forcing most users to switch to Skype. Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion last year.
Dallas High School Group Stuck In New YorkA group of Dallas high school students are having to make the best of an extended trip, all because of Hurricane Sandy.
North Texas Students Show Curiosity In MarsAfter the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, there's been renewed interest in space. High school teachers across the country are seizing on that to bring astronomy into the classroom.
Army: No Bullet Wound Found In Soldier Skype DeathArmy investigators said Monday they found no bullet wound nor evidence of foul play in the death of a soldier in Afghanistan who died during a Skype video chat with his wife back in Texas.
Marine Awarded Purple Heart, Asks Taylor Swift To The Military BallLance Corporal Tanner Ivie was awarded the Purple Heart. So, he already knew he had what it takes to ask Taylor Swift to the Marine Ball.
Update: 'Stuck' Filmmakers Talk About VideoWhen professional auto racing photographers Joe Ayala and Larry Chen found themselves stranded overnight at DFW Airport June 5, they figured out a way to kill time.
Microsoft's $8.5 Billion Skype Deal Lifts StocksStocks are rising after Microsoft said it would buy Skype for $8.5 billion and more companies reported strong earnings.
Texas State University Students Want Guns On CampusTexas State University students are pushing the state to allow guns on their campus.