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Capital One Aims to Go ‘Fully Hybrid’ by Opening All U.S. Offices September 6

by | May 19, 2022
Capital One's founder and CEO, Rich Fairbank, says his company has faced difficulties and challenges in the last two-plus years—but also found "new ways to adapt and thrive." Now, nearly a year after saying Capital One would become a "hybrid work company" moving forward, he expects all company buildings and campuses to be open to all associates beginning September 6—with most employees working both in-person and virtually.
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This Dallas Data Marketing Automation Startup Wants to Lead the Way in Restaurant-Focused ‘Know Your Customer’ Technology
by | Oct 25, 2021
CustomerX.i launched 2019, but saw its explosion during COVID. With new partnerships with Google and Microsoft and fresh funding on the way, the startup wants to be the leading platform for giving restaurants the best data-driven marketing decisions.
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Frisco’s Soleo Health Is Now the Exclusive Provider of In-Home COVID-19 Treatment for Houston Methodist
by | Sep 22, 2021
Soleo Health will provide monoclonal antibody therapy, which can slow symptoms if administered within the first 10 days of COVID signs, to patients in the greater Houston area. The in-home treatment is going to be focused in communities where access to care is limited.
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Dallas Is the No. 2 Metro for Tech Job Postings, Per a New CompTIA Report
by | Aug 9, 2021
The Dallas area, which is No. 8 for AI postings, had the largest month-over-month jump in tech job listings from June to July.
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Say Hola to Ohla! Foods: Meet The Dallas Mompreneur Who Launched a Health-Based Brand During COVID

by | Jun 17, 2021
Lauren Schwalb recently launched Ohla! Foods last year after realizing there was a gap in the market for healthy, nutritious tortilla alternatives. Today, the brand has already launched in Central Markets across Texas- offering traditional household staples that are not only good for you but good for your tastebuds.
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VIRA Insight Unveils Brand Refresh, New Manufacturing Center and Headquarters in Lewisville Amid Business Boom
by | May 26, 2021
Space matters, and Vira points to its own new look and capabilities as proof. The company offers custom solutions for any built environment, like retailers, offices, coworking spaces, and wellness brands. With customers like Best Buy, CVS, Amazon, and Samsung, here's why the company told us it plans to prosper in a post-pandemic world.
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People Connectors: This New Tech Platform Is Ushering in the Hybrid Events Era
by | Mar 29, 2021
JUNO, which has key executives in Dallas and other cities across the country, wants to get ahead of the hybrid event trend by offering event planners "Intersections of Connectivity," a free ebook on how to organize something that connects virtual participants and an in-person audience.
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UNT Researchers Launch Tech to Manage COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Solve Equity Problems

by | Mar 4, 2021
UNT hopes its cloud-based computer program called RE-PLAN will be able to solve equitable distribution issues that often accompany a speedy rollout. The technology, which uses sourced data to allow public health agencies to craft response plans, will be dispensed with an urgency to target special demographics communities, like people who have disabilities, don't speak English, and don't have cars.
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Frisco-Based Careington Launches National Teledentistry Program for Oral Health Consultations
by | Feb 2, 2021
Through its affiliate, DialCare, Careington's new teledentistry program offers around-the-clock access to licensed dentists nationwide for a phone or video consultation. It's a largely untapped market, the company told us, one that's only been accelerated by COVID-19.
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Dallas-Based Work Shield Adapts Its HR Tech to the New Workplace—Home
Jared Pope's HR tech startup offering technology to streamline workplace harassment and discrimination claims increased its client base by 250 percent. But it's more than a "check-the-box" compliance company. Next up, the startup plans to move its headquarters to a new Dallas location, double its staffing, and raise a Series B funding round. 
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Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation’s New Free App Shows Dallas County Residents Their Risk of COVID-19 Exposure
by | Jan 27, 2021
Dallas' Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation has launched MyPCI App, a cloud-based tool that provides an on-demand personal risk assessment based on your location.
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Dallas’ Parkland Hospital Teams Up With DevSecOps Innovator on Medical Technology Training During COVID-19

by | Jan 11, 2021
Parkland Health & Hospital System, the primary teaching hospital for UT Southwestern Medical Center, will now have a virtual platform to provide critical training to thousands of hospital employees.
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Dallas Frontline Healthcare Worker Debuts Reusable Mask Cases
by | Jan 11, 2021
M Case is a collection of mask cases that aims to provide additional protection and sanitization for prolonged use during COVID.
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Irving-Based McKesson Begins Distributing Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine
by | Dec 21, 2020
Irving-headquartered McKesson has fulfilled the U.S. government's initial orders for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine and the ancillary supply kits needed to administer them. The first order from the CDC was filled on Sunday, Dec. 20, with shipping partners delivering vaccine orders at administration sites nationwide on Monday, Dec. 21.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Expects Economic Recovery To Accelerate as Texas Receives More Vaccines and Treatment Options
Gov. Abbott foresees an increase in business activity by the early part of next year. With recent corporate headquarters moves to Texas, including Charles Schwab and CBRE, he believes that there has never been a more exciting time for economic development.
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