Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the technology and entrepreneurship reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country, from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage and now here in San Antonio. 

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club — one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment. In 2016, he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story on community clinics.

Paul is also a co-host and creator of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund, including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, United Services Automobile Association and Parscale: A Collaborative Agency.

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For six months, Moses West said he was producing water 10 hours a day from his atmospheric water generator — a 20-foot-long trailer that produces water from humidity in the air by cooling it and collecting the condensation.

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The San Antonio Housing Authority is a finalist in the Mozilla Foundation and the National Science Foundation’s Wireless Innovation for a Networked Society challenge.

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The Texas comptroller's office is building new rules on taxing businesses selling to residents online from out of state.

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way the new state taxes with its South Dakota vs. Wayfair ruling, which is widely regarded as one of the most important e-commerce rulings in a generation.  

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E-commerce has spurred more warehouses, according to Moody Analytics. It predicted the growth rate for modern "infill" warehouse space nationwide will be twice that of office space next year. And more warehouses mean more workers to pack and sort those boxes.

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San Antonio's Economic Development Department opened their database of active business incentive packages this week.

Residents can see which companies received nearly $100 million in grants, loans and tax abatements from the city. According to the database, the city created 20,536 jobs and required companies invest nearly $2.8 billion in property and other improvements.