Texas’ tech resilience
May 22, 2024

Texas’ tech resilience

The picture for the tech sector in Texas is a bit sunnier than in other parts of the country. Why is that?

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Texas' high tech sector buzzes along amid industry downturn

May 22, 2024
High tech represents nearly 5% of state GDP and more than 9% of employment. What makes the state's sector so resilient?
Charging stations at Tesla's corporate headquarters in Austin. High tech jobs have flourished around Austin, thanks to investments from companies like Tesla.
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Lowe's and Target report earnings

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Worsening inflation, a scarcity of basic goods and a decadeslong U.S. economic embargo are sending Cubans reeling. And sugar production — once Cuba’s most important and profitable trade — is nearing collapse.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC