SpaceX to Build a $85 Million Rocket Launch Pad in Brownsville

Texas is set to play a major role in the new space race. This week, Gov. Rick Perry announced Texas would offer $15.3 million in incentives to bring SpaceX’s commercial rocket launch facility to Brownsville, on the southern tip of Texas. The facility will launch commercial satellites. SpaceX, led by Elon Musk, plans to create […]

Insights from Gov. Rick Perry’s Visit to Israel

By ALAN WEINKRANTZ Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News I have been traveling back and forth to Israel for just about twenty years. Most of what I worked on with my Israeli clients has been focused on platform technologies such as the commercialization of VoIP, the rise of computer security, the birth of rapid prototyping […]