Frisco ISD Making Plans To Launch Permanent Virtual School Beginning With The 2021-22 School YearThe Frisco Independent School District plans to offer permanent, full-time virtual learning to students starting in the 2021-22 school year.
Schools Across Texas Suspend Online STAAR Testing After Continued Technical DifficultiesSo many school districts across the state experienced technical difficulties while trying to have students access or complete the online STAAR exam that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has advised schools to suspend testing for April 6.
Find Out If You Suffer From 'Zoom Fatigue' And How To Prevent ItStanford professor Jeff Hancock helped research and identify the major factors of Zoom fatigue. He said excessive amounts of eye contact for long periods of time can make people feel more tired than usual.
Dallas Public Library Letting Cardholders Borrow Laptops And Hotspots For Up To 30 DaysThe Dallas Public Library is making it easier for residents who need computer access to get it. The information centers are now allowing residents to use their library cards to borrow laptops bundled with hotspots.
Twitter Sues Texas AG Ken Paxton Claiming Retaliation For Trump BanDays after the deadly January insurrection, Paxton announced an investigation into Twitter and four other major technology companies for what he called “the seemingly coordinated de-platforming of the President.”
SpaceX Starship Flips & Lands In Texas Upright, But Then Explodes On Landing PadThe landing of a SpaceX Starship prototype rocket appeared to be textbook when it touched down in Texas on March 3, but then it exploded on the landing pad.
Target Opening Mini Apple Stores Inside Some Texas Locations And OnlineTarget is expanding its partnership with Apple, launching mini stores within some of their locations in Texas and across the country.
Scripps National Spelling Bee Will Return Virtually And In-Person In 2021Last year a pair of Texas teens launched their own event after the national contest was canceled, but the Scripps National Spelling Bee has announced it's return this year with a virtual and in-person event.
Closing The Digital Divide: Governor Greg Abbott Names Expanding Broadband Access As Emergency Item During his State of the State speech on February 1 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott named expanding broadband access as one of his emergency items for the 87th Texas legislative session.
SpaceX Mars Rocket Prototype Crashes And Explodes In Texas, Now The FAA Is InvestigatingIt was a SpaceX prototype rocket that exploded after crashing in Texas, now the Federal Aviation Administration is overseeing an investigation into the incident.
North Texas Town Offering Free WiFi Hotspots Through Library To Provide Uninterrupted Internet Access“If their service fails or is interrupted, the consequences can be serious," Chuck Springer, said Prosper’s Executive Director of Administrative Services.
What The Surge In GameStop Stock Could Mean For YouIndependent investors communicating online started purchasing GameStop shares, driving up the price. AMC Theaters, American Airlines, and Bed Bath & Beyond became hot commodities, too.
Apple To Make It Harder For Apps To Track iPhone UsersApple says it will roll out a new privacy control in the spring to prevent iPhone apps from secretly shadowing people.
7-Eleven Offering All-Night Airbnb Gaming Experience At New 'Evolution' Store In TexasIt's a gamers dream -- Irving-based 7-Eleven is teaming up with Airbnb to offer a sleepover Game-All-Night Experience. A few lucky North Texans will get a private stay at a new luxury evolution store before it debuts to the public.
Warehouses At North Texas Walmart Locations Will Soon Have Self-Driving RobotsMechanical workers will soon be 'on the clock' at Texas Walmart locations. The company says it is enlisting the help of robots to keep up with their ever increasing number of online orders.