Greg Abbott

'Girls Go CyberStart' competition launches with support from Texas governor


A new online competition is encouraging high school girls to learn about cybersecurity.

Self-driving vehicles: Nevada and Texas join growing pool of states to pass laws


The two states each recently passed legislation clarifying the emerging role of a technology industry expected to grow to trillion within the next 30 years.

Texas IT contractors face no oversight, investigation says


One of the biggest states in IT spending was under fire recently after an investigation by the Austin American-Statesman found large bills to contractors.

Texas business groups praise bid to end emerging tech fund


The plan, which was established by the previous governor to help fund technology startups, could be abolished if the Legislature approves the new proposal.

Texas information department named top place to work


The Texas Department of Information Resources was named one of the top workplaces in Austin, Texas, for 2014 by the Austin American-Statesman.

Election Day primer for governor races


With 36 governorships up for re-election, Tuesday's elections could bring widespread changes to state governments and state IT offices. Here's what to watch.