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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.

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San Antonio plans to regulate scooters and dockless bikes to avoid problems experienced in Dallas, where an estimated 20,000 dockless bicycles rolled into the city and at times found themselves littering corners and obstructing sidewalks.