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Technology & Entrepreneurship

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund including The 80/20 Foundation, Digital Defense, Group 42, Rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, USAA and Giles Design Bureau.

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In court documents filed Thursday, USAA’s lawyers said Wells Fargo knowingly infringed on four of its patents having to do with mobile check depositing, a product that USAA rolled out in 2009.

Court documents said USAA spent millions of dollars and thousands of employee hours pioneering what they call remote deposit capture technology.


Pingboard

San Antonio-based venture capital firm Active Capital invested $1 million in software company Pingboard.

The million dollar investment came during the third round of seed financing and is one of Active Capital’s largest, representing the majority of its $2.5 million. The deal was signed in mid May.


https://go.nasa.gov/2LpkNsQ / NASA/JPL

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will orbit Jupiter an additional three years, according to mission leaders.

NASA/Ben Smegelsky

Hurricane season is here, and for the second season NASA scientists will measure hurricanes using satellites built by San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute.


Donna Quintana

With zero unemployment, and revenues projeccted in excess of $168 billion by 2020, every city wants a piece of the cybersecurity industry. San Antonio is uniquely positioned to grow that industry. We're right next door to the 24th and 25th Air Force, as well as the National Security Agency's Texas Cryptological Center.

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