Tech Startups Gravitate Toward Cities with Strong Social Networks, Study Finds
AUSTIN, Texas — The presence of technology startups can drive economic growth for their home cities. So how can cities better appeal to entrepreneurs? A new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin shows the connections they can offer matter more than big money.
‘Fake News’ Isn’t Easy to Spot on Facebook, According to New Study
AUSTIN, Texas — With the presidential election season moving into high gear, campaign messaging will soon begin increasing dramatically. But for those of us who get our news from social media, a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin offers a strong warning: You can’t trust yourself to discern what’s true and what’s not when you’re on Facebook.
McCombs School of Business Launches Open Online Course on Happiness in the Workplace
AUSTIN, Texas -- If you want a better business, make sure your employees are happy. If you want to be a more successful employee, make sure not to neglect your own happiness.
McCombs Launches First-in-the-Nation Health Care Cybersecurity Leadership Program
AUSTIN, Texas — The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin announces the Leadership in Health Care Privacy and Security Risk Management certificate program, a new first-in-the-nation professional program designed to help address a critical workforce shortage issue.
"Personalized DJ” Music Playlist Algorithm Matches Songs to Listeners’ Changing Moods, Thanks to New Research
AUSTIN, Texas ¾ Imagine having a disc jockey inside your computer who matches the music played to your current frame of mind. According to new research from The University of Texas at Austin, machine learning can approximate that experience ¾ creating ultra-personal music playlists that adapt to each user’s changing moods.