Archive for October, 2017

Techweek Day 2: Growth of Digital Media, Business Cases for Augmented Reality

Posted by Jewels Clark

Techweek Dallas commenced with a kickoff celebration Monday night at Community Beer Co. highlighted by networking, local brews, and virtual reality demos.

The room was filled with investors, entrepreneurs, and developers from various industries in the Dallas community, all networking …

Startup Champion & Tech Visionary Speaking at UT Dallas

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEven for those who have heard the full-throttle, make-it-happen message of Guy Kawasaki, there’s nothing quite like hearing him live. The Silicon Valley visionary, “brand evangelist” for Apple, Mercedes-Benz, and Canva, and venture capitalist who started garage.com, is …

Gallery: Techweek Kickoff Party at Community Beer Co.

Posted by Jewels Clark

Techweek Dallas started off with a buzz of free beer at the Community Beer Co. and a short introduction from Lindsey Lewis, Tech in Motion and kickoff party organizer.

“It has been an amazing, just a year ago we had …

GameStop Video Game Rental Concept a Blast From the Past

Posted by Lance Murray

Is GameStop taking us through a time warp back to the 1990s with its new in-store used video game rental service called PowerPass?

Judging from what the industry press is saying, you’d think so.

Grapevine-based GameStop (NYSE: GME) is …

AT&T Introduces Platform to Simplify AI App Development for Businesses

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. wants to simplify the development of AI-powered applications for businesses, and is releasing a new platform called Acumos to do the job.

The company is developing the project, powered by AT&T Indigo, with Mumbai, India-based tech consulting …

Victory Park Unveils Multicolored, Music-Themed Sculpture

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s a new sculpture in Victory Park, one that’s sure to strike a chord with visitors to the 75-acre development near downtown Dallas.

The multicolored piece called “Matchbox,” is a visual translation of a 1964 Beatles song by the same

Securonix, Demisto Partnership Enhances Cyber Threat Response

Posted by Lance Murray

Addison-based Securonix and California-based Demisto have announced an integration partnership that will help security operations center analysts better respond to cyber threats.

The partnership will improve analysts’ mean times to detect and to respond to the threats, the companies said …

Techweek Kicks Off 2nd Year with Party, Blockchain Discussion

Posted by Lance Murray

Techweek gets underway for its second year today with a presentation on blockchain at the University of Texas at Dallas and a kickoff party.

The Techweek Kickoff Party: Next Gen Technology with Tech in Motion, will be from 6-9 p.m. …

9 North Texas Students Among Siemens Regional Finalists

Posted by Lance Murray

Nine North Texas high school students are among the 101 regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, one of the premier research competitions for high school students in the nation.

Regional finalists were chose from a

Power, Purpose & Profit: bigBANG! Focuses on Putting Money to Work for Good

Posted by Heather Noel

An investment can change the world.

Beyond making a financial return, people are putting their dollars to work on social good as well. 

“We want environmental and social impact to become the norm rather than the exception when we are