Find the news and stories on Austin, the state capital of Texas. The mayor of Austin is Stephen Adler, an American lawyer and Democratic politician – read more news on his statements on RT. As the fears over the coronavirus outbreak grow in the US, 2020 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas has been canceled – go to RT.com to find more news on that matter. The city is considered one of the largest centers of high-tech in the US and many high-tech companies have headquarters or regional offices there, including 3M, Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, Intel. One man was killed and several others injured in a mass stabbing in Austin, Texas – visit RT to get the latest updates. Scientists from the University of Texas turn bee guts into medicine factories to fight off deadly pathogens – turn to RT for news on science and culture. Don’t forget to check out authors’ opinions on the news and current events taking place in Austin.