• The Dallas Foundation, in partnership with Lyda Hill Philanthropies, handed out $455K in "pay it forward" grants to Water Cooler at Pegasus Park nonprofits. The unique in...

  • One of the newest residents of the Dallas Children's Aquarium had a big problem after he was injured by a boat: A spinal injury had turned his life upside down. Trapped ...

  • Aurora Innovation—which aims to begin rolling totally human-free trucks between Dallas and Houston by late 2024—said nearly half of all truck freight in Texas moves a...

  • RentCafe analyzed 300 American cities to find the Best Cities for Geek Culture Fans, and four DFW cities "beamed up" up near the top of the list. See which local cities m...

  • The NTXIA said that Fort Worth's coming on board signifies "a major step" toward the city's continued commitment to enhancing quality of life, safety, public health, and ...

Carson Leslie Foundation, Grant Halliburton Team Up to Support Kids With Cancer—And Deliver Smiles

by | Feb 22, 2024
Carson Leslie Foundation, Grant Halliburton Team Up to Support Kids With Cancer—And Deliver Smiles
10 Years, 10x Growth: Dallas ISD’s Mega STEM Expo Takes Over Convention Center on Saturday
by | Feb 2, 2024

The largest STEM expo in Texas — Dallas ISD’s STEM Expo — is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

More than just a science fair, the event allows students to investigate, design, and create real-world science, technology, engineering, and math activities and projects while building connections with many district departments, campuses, and industry and academic partners, DISD said....

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ 2024⁠-⁠2025 Blue Impact Grant Application Open for Nonprofits
by | Jan 30, 2024
Last summer, the BCBSTX program awarded nearly $3M in funds to 101 organizations across the Lone Star State—including many in North Texas. The deadline for nonprofits to apply for Blue Impact 2024-2025 grants is Feb. 9. Other impact-aligned community, business, and provider organizations are invited to request sponsorships. 
NEC Biometrics Tech Gets Green Light for Texas Law Enforcement, State Contracts
by | Jan 26, 2024
A relatively new certification—TX-RAMP Level 2—recognizes Irving-based NEC of America’s suite of biometric and face recognition software for meeting "high standards of security and privacy."

Dallas College Receives $1M Job Training Grant From Texas Workforce Commission

by | Dec 7, 2023

A Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant award totaling $1,009,383 to Dallas College by the Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with Mint Dentistry, Kpost Company, Kpost Roofing, On-Target Supplies and Logistics, and The Richards Group was announced Thursday by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Dallas College will provide over 600 new and current workers with customized training in administration, project management, roofing, dental hygiene, material handling, and desktop support through the grant....

Dallas-Based HundredX Partners with Forbes to Create 2024 ‘Best Brands for Customer Service’ Rankings
by | Nov 30, 2023
HundredX said the top five brands for overall best customer service outperformed competitors in all categories measured including people, speed, services provided, and problem resolution. This is the fourth Forbes list powered by HundredX to date.
Dallas’ Parker University Is Building a ‘Digital Twin Metaversity’
by | Nov 29, 2023
The healthcare-focused private university is partnering with Austin's VictoryXR to re-create Parker’s campus grounds, building exteriors, and interior student spaces in a hyper-realistic 3D environment. Students will be able to take courses in virtual classrooms in the metaversity using virtual reality headsets or via desktop access.
Overair, City of Arlington To Develop and Launch eVTOL Operations at Arlington Municipal Airport
by | Nov 16, 2023
Overair said it expects the eVTOL air taxi operations to offer a direct connection to Arlington's Entertainment District, the home of Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Arlington Renegades, and the WNBA’s Dallas Wings—as well as numerous restaurants, shopping centers, museums, and live entertainment venues. The service could begin in 2028.