Posts Tagged ‘3 things’

North Texas Giving Day Returns for 9th Year With Added Ways to Help Nonprofits

Posted by Lance Murray

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day returns for its ninth year on Sept. 14, with added ways to raise funds for area nonprofits.

The event is the region’s 18-hour online giving event that benefits nonprofits in the 16 …

Bloodbuy Uses Technology to Keep Blood Supplies Flowing

Posted by Lance Murray

The great ice storm that struck North Texas during Super Bowl week in 2011 did more than just make it difficult for fans to make it to the big game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The ice-covered roads also made …

Allen-based Company Creates Landline Robocall Blocker

Posted by Lance Murray

An Allen-based company that developed an app to block robocalls on smartphones has dialed in on a new product that does the same thing on a landline.

The new product called Call Control Home, comes in a black box the …

Carrollton Startup Dynofit Picked for Podcast Series ‘The Pitch’

Posted by Lance Murray

Carrollton-based health-care startup Dynofit has been selected as one of 12 companies from across the country for Season 3 of Gimlet Media’s podcast series, The Pitch.

Hosted by Josh Muccio, The Pitch is a show during which entrepreneurs pitch …

North Texas Universities Collaborating on Drone Aerial Computing Platform

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Two North Texas universities are using a National Science Foundation grant to develop integral drone software and design.

University of Texas at Arlington associate professor Yan Wan will lead a team of researchers including University of North Texas associate professor 

Emmitt Smith, Aira to Give Visually Impaired Fan Unique Football Experience

Posted by Lance Murray

Legendary Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith will team up with AT&T-backed startup Aira to give a vision-impaired fan a unique perspective on a Cowboys game this fall.

Emmitt Smith Courtesy Photo

Emmitt Smith

A vision-impaired fan who has shared his or her story …

Design Nonprofit Selects 2 Artist Groups for Community Project

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Design nonprofit buildingcommunityWORKSHOP has selected two local artist teams for its public space creativity initiative.

Activating Vacancy Downtown Dallas is a partnership between [bc] and Downtown Dallas Inc., working to engage Dallasites with their city in a positive way through …

ALDI Pilots Delivering Groceries in Dallas, 2 Other Cities

Posted by Lance Murray

You may be too busy to hit the local grocery store. Or, you may just want to sit back, relax, and have someone else bring your groceries to you.

Whatever the motivation, your home grocery delivery options continue to sprout …

ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index Tops $1B

Posted by Lance Murray

Four years after its launch, Dallas-based ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF (ROBO) has topped $1 billion in assets under management.

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index, the original exchange traded fund dedicated to robotics investing, is composed …

Entegra Joins Dallas Smart City Effort Focusing on Cybersecurity

Posted by Lance Murray

smart citiesThe effort to execute and design the smart city strategy in Dallas got a boost this week with the announcement that entegra technologies inc. will be joining the Dallas Innovation Alliance.

DIA is a public-private partnership leading the smart city …