Texas Governor Gives Agencies Deadline to Implement Plan Banning TikTok

by | Feb 6, 2023
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has put state agencies on the clock to implement policies that would prohibit the downloading or use of apps such as TikTok on state-owned devices. Abbott announced the statewide model security plan Monday for Texas state agencies to address vulnerabilities presented by the use of TikTok and other software on personal and state-issued devices. Each state agency will have until February 15 to implement its own policy to enforce this statewide plan. “The security risks associated with the use of TikTok on devices used to conduct the important business of our state must not be underestimated or ignored,” Abbott said.
Industry Veteran Joins rewardStyle to Lead Coveted App to Exponential Growth
by | Sep 16, 2020
Catherine “Kit” Ulrich, the former CPO of WeightWatchers and Shutterstock and the youngest-ever CPO of a publicly traded company, is the new general manager of rewardStyle's fast-growing influencer-driven consumer shopping app.
Look Inside: Travel Startup The Guild is Creating Hotels of the Future
by | Dec 7, 2018
The Guild will "bring the 200,000-year-old hotel industry into the new age" in Dallas, and will soon lease rooms in Uptown's new The Christopher tower and beyond. With amenities including innovative technology and smartphone application outsourcing, the boutique hotel creates specialized experiences for guests.
Neha Husein And Elaine Wang
2 DFW Students to Participate in SXSW Red Bull Launch Institute
by | Mar 6, 2018
The Red Bull Launch Institute will host six teams of college students March 10 at the South By Southwest Conference and Festival.
Wellness in the office

Name Change: Viverae Rebranding to SimplyWell

by | Feb 7, 2018
The Dallas-based wellness technology company said the new name, rebranding, and corporate website will be completed later this year.
Health-Care Forum: Big Data, Apps, Targeted Care Shape Future of Medicine
by | Mar 13, 2017
Eighteen health-care thought leaders convened in a daylong workshop to discuss challenges, perils and promises facing the industry, at a Leadership Dallas forum at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.
Creating a Custom App?
Jeff Francis Says What to Avoid
by | Feb 8, 2017
The co-founder and president of ENO8 listed his top seven pitfalls that entrepreneurs should avoid, in a recent blog post.
Tixsee Makes Buying Mavs Tickets Seamless
by | Oct 18, 2016
How does a sports team like the Mavericks handle tickets bought on the secondary market? Mark Cuban found a solution.

Q+A: CodeLaunch Finalists Share
Their Startup Stories

by | Aug 16, 2016
Five finalists will vie for a chance to turn their app idea into a reality during Wednesday's CodeLaunch Pitch Day.
3 Things: UTSW Tests New Lung Assessment Tech
by | Jun 22, 2016
Today's stories include technology that is breathing life into patients, a new app targeting "fanatical fans," and an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Dallas Startup Week: Secret to Success is in the Coding
by | Apr 15, 2016
When the rubber hits the road and it’s time to do coding, startups face a plethora of options that could determine success or failure.
Product Review: Vinli
by | Jan 19, 2016
Matthew Shelley is our resident gadget/app reviewer. Each month, he’ll take a look at a locally produced item and give us the lowdown.