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McKinney Cancer Diagnostics Developer StatLab Acquires BBC Biochemical, Positions for Growth

Posted by Alex Edwards

McKinney’s StatLab Medical Products, a developer and manufacturer of anatomic pathology diagnostic supplies, has acquired BBC Biochemical, a chemical supply company. The investment shows StatLab’s commitment to giving anatomic pathology labs access to the highest quality products, and represents its

Texas Oncology’s Telemedicine Expansion Helps Conduct Over 500 Virtual Visits a Day

Posted by Alex Edwards

The national coronavirus quarantine has caused most healthcare providers to boost telemedicine services. Technology allows physicians to monitor and consult patients remotely, which helps reduce the number of people inside practice locations to hopefully flatten the curve. Given the

Office On-the-Go: New AT&T Collaboration With RingCentral Boosts Video Conference Capabilities

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas County has officially extended the coronavirus stay-at-home order to May 20, which means our remote work reality of video conference calls and Team chats is going to become a lot more “normal.” Dallas’ own telecom giant AT&T sees that

Phishing Spike: As the COVID-19 Crisis Continues, Cyberattacks Are on the Rise

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

With the onslaught of the pandemic, a spike in phishing scams and spam has also emerged—by 667 percent to be exact.

And this is no coincidence—around 2 percent of the attacks have been classified as directly related to COVID-19 …

DFW Hospital Council:
We 💜 Our Healthcare Heroes

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council has teamed up with Agency Creative to produce a video “thank you” to our heroic healthcare workforce on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The short film came together in three days to honor …

Front Lines: Blockit’s Online Patient Booking Tool is Now Free for All COVID-19 Test Sites

Posted by Alex Edwards

In an effort to increase the efficiency of COVID-19 testing—a problem medical facilities across the country are currently facing—Dallas-based Blockit has released its online patient scheduling solution to any licensed healthcare provider at no cost.

Blockit, a healthcare tech startup …

So… You’re Thinking About Becoming a Management Consultant

Posted by Bryant Robinson

SenderoI thought I had it all figured out… until I didn’t.

Graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Electrical Engineering was an ultimate labor of love—an accomplishment that I thought greatly prepared me for a …

Dallas Invents: 143 Patents Granted for Week of March 24

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in March

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

As we wrapped up March, here are the stories of innovation and inspiration that are grabbed our readers’ attention the most in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.

From Alex Edwards’ top story on six locals in fashion who are

Dallas Regional Chamber Deploys Bot to Connect Displaced Workers With Jobs

Posted by Dave Moore

The century-old Dallas Regional Chamber has brought in autonomous software to fuel a microsite geared toward helping workers displaced by the COVID-19 outbreak.

In roughly a week’s time, DRC staff worked with Dallas website consultant David Fares, founder of …

DI People: AECOM, Mohr Partners, and More Make Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the people moves

Rideshare Startup Via Raises $200M in Series E Funding

Posted by Lance Murray

Mobility startup Via, which operates a rideshare service with the City of Arlington, has raised a $200 million Series E funding round that values the company at $2.25 billion.

The funding will allow New York-based Via to advance its vision …

New Fort Worth Office Building Will Feature First Fully Automated Parking Garage

Posted by Lance Murray

Development plans have been revealed for a new Class A office building in Fort Worth that developers said will be the first office development in the nation to feature a fully-automated robotic parking garage.

Called Triune Centre, the development was …

AT&T Collaborates With Plano’s VitalTech On Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted by Lance Murray

AT&T Business announced that it is teaming up with Plano-based startup VitalTech to offer virtual house calls. Through the VitalCare telehealth platform, business customers such as hospitals can support their physicians and patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

VitalTech Telehealth

AT&T said the …

Trey Bowles: My 18 Favorite Free Tools to Help You Get Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted by Trey Bowles

I saw this wonderful article at Entrepreneur.com a few days ago, and I wanted to pass along a few of the tools that I like the best. What started out as 65 Free Tools To Help has now become an

Texas Central Working to Keep High-Speed Train on Track Despite COVID-Related Layoffs

Posted by Quincy Preston

Impacts from the COVID-19 outbreak have thrust the nation’s first high-speed bullet train project into more uncharted territory. The timetable for the 90-minute train line connecting Dallas and Houston is uncertain after Texas Central laid off more than two dozen

Toyota Tackles the COVID-19 Crisis With Money, Manufacturing, and Customer Support

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based Toyota Motor North America has put its efforts related to the COVID-19 crisis in overdrive.

The carmaker is making monetary “in-kind” donations, using several of its North American facilities to fabricate face shields, and collaborating with medical device companies …

Women in Technology: Part 2

Posted by Janelle Poisel

In Part 1 of this 2-part article we discussed the obstacles faced by women in technology. In the conclusion, we are going to provide your business with the necessary steps to unlocking the hidden potential that comes from championing your

Neiman Marcus and JOANN Partner to Make Protective Gear for COVID-19

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based luxury retailer Neiman Marcus Group is partnering with JOANN Stores to begin producing personal protective equipment such as masks, gowns, and scrubs for frontline healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Neiman Marcus’ alterations facilities are receiving product from Ohio-based …

COVID-19 Response: Jacobs Execs Take Pay Cut to Help Raise $1M, Company Realigns Federal Contracts

Posted by Lance Murray

Senior executives and board members at Dallas-based global engineering firm Jacobs are taking 10 percent pay cuts during the COVID-19 crisis to help the company reach a donation of $1 million toward coronavirus mitigation.

At the same time, Jacobs announced …