August 23, 2017

As a follow-up from our July story, “Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett Sees Promise in Israel and Texas’ Economy,” Buffett’s initial plans to acquire Texas’ largest electronic transmission unit Oncor have been challenged!

Sempra Energy, an energy firm based in San Diego, California, announced in a press release  on August 21st that it has reached an agreement to acquire Energy Future Holdings Corp., which owns 80% of Oncor, at $9.45 billion--outbidding Buffett by almost half a billion dollars!

In the hopes of reviving Oncor whose parent company Energy Future has had a lon...

July 20, 2017

The world-renown Texas Biomedical Research Institute located in San Antonio, Texas, announced on June 19 that it plans to expand its “Biosafety Level 4 Facility” (BSL-4) with the interest of having greater capabilities to find cures to many kinds of infectious diseases.

Texas Biomed Research Institute’s President and CEO Dr. Larry Schlesinger explains this pivotal decision, “The Institute’s current biosafety level 4 laboratory, which is the highest safety level laboratory that allows for the study of the world’s deadliest pathogens, must expand if we are to meet the growin...

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