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North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks.

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New Workshops Help Plano ISD Parents Learn to Save for Success
by | Oct 25, 2022
Plano ISD partners with Capital One for the Savings Success program to take some of the myths out of money and turn them into financial facts.
Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards
Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.

‘Age of Empires’ Legend Wants to Make Dallas the Center of the Gaming Universe

by | Jul 29, 2021
PeopleFun Founder and CEO Tony Goodman says his company has experienced explosive growth with mobile games like Wordscapes. In 2020, PeopleFun nearly doubled its staff over seven months, and that growth has only continued in 2021, says Goodman—who wants to make Dallas a destination for the gaming industry.
From a COVID Breathalyzer Test to Chemical Weapons Detection, UNT Professor Develops Sensors that Sniff Out Diseases and Dangerous Substances
by | Jul 19, 2021
Verbeck and his team at UNT have developed sensors that detect chemical weapons, COVID on people's breath, and chemicals in smoke that help firefighters know how to respond. The chemical sensors he creates could prove to be game changers in diagnosing diseases.
Dallas Invents: 128 Patents Granted for Week of May 18
by | Jun 2, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 12 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Apple’s adaptive multiplexing and transmit/receive diversity, Flypsi’s telephone network system, Micell Technologies’ coatings containing multiple drugs, Polte’s multi-path mitigation in tracking objects using a distributed antenna system, rewardStyle’s affiliate link generation, Tesla Laboratories’ mobile device as an input device for surveys at a live event, TMGCore’s liquid immersion cooling, Twitter’s swipe-to-like, and USAA’s biometric authentication on push notification.

Dallas Invents: 125 Patents Granted for Week of May 11

by | May 25, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: 7-Eleven’s event trigger based on region-of-interest near hand-shelf interaction, American Airlines’ monitoring/alert system for airline gate activities, Danco’s smart water system, Dell’s method to manage file access rights in an information handling system, Discourse.AI’s training of chatbots , Fresh Innovations’ avocado tray, Lintec of America’s tear-resistant nanofiber sheet, IBM’s managing transparent windows, Rain Bird’s volumetric budget based irrigation control, and RFCyber’s payments between two mobile devices.
Dallas Invents: 115 Patents Granted for Week of May 4
by | May 19, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Allied Bioscience's aqueous antimicrobial coatings, American Leather Operations convertible furniture, Caris Science's method for measuring the amount of at least one molecule in a bio sample, Siemens Industry Software 's environmental perception in autonomous driving STMicroelectronics' NFC antenna switch, Toyota's collaboorative robot hand bearing for high-torque tightening applications, and vSpatial's method for creating a collaborative virtual session.
Dallas Invents: 119 Patents Granted for Week of April 27
by | May 11, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Bank of America's authentication using blockchains, Dell's validation of data integrity through watermarking, Samsung's compensating for a movement of a sensor attached to a body of a user, SYNERGEN Technology Labs' baby monitor system sound and light delivery based on vitals,Toyota's parking meter monitoring and payment system, and Walmart's product recognition through multi-model image processing.
Dallas Invents: 111 Patents Granted for Week of April 20
by | May 4, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 13 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Allied Biosciences’ aqueous antimicrobial coating composition; AT&T’s placement of antennas for 5G)or other next-gen networks; Brius Technologies’ teeth repositioning systems; Cloud 9 Perception, Lineage Logistics’ profiling pallets and goods in a warehouse; Intuit’s accounting workflow integration; rewardStyle’s targeted marketing based on social media interaction; Rolls-Royce’s aircraft engine cleaning system; and Quaker Oats’ whole grain composition comprising hydrolyzed starch.

Dallas Invents: 117 Patents Granted for Week of April 6

by | Apr 20, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 9 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Astrapi's methods of transmitting data using polynomial-based signals, AT&T's allocation and extraction of data for augmented reality for 6G or other next-gen network, Building Materials Investment Corp.'s moisture sensing roofing systems, COEVAC's automatic smoke/carbon monoxide evacuation system, IBM's cognitive intervention for voice recognition failure, Kioma's child safety seat, SanDisk Technologies' low latency data transfer, Shavelogic's shaving systems, USAA's recommendation engine for cost of a claim, and an unassigned virus immune computer system.
Dallas Invents: 145 Patents Granted for Week of March 30
by | Apr 14, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: AT&T's smart cascading security functions for 6G or other next-gen network, Bank of America's blockchain-based unexpected data detection, Fevertag's livestock health monitoring system, GoVision's portable video screen, Signal One International's reverse diffusion desalination, The Nielsen Company's system to monitor mobile internet activity, UNT's fabrication of multi-level graded photonic super-crystals, and an unassigned system for timed pet entertainment.
Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of March 23
by | Apr 7, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: 7-Eleven's object tracking system, Akamai Technologies' cloud proxy autoconfiguration, Avodah's automated sign language translation, Capital One's system for assessing software risks, Corning's fiber optic connector parking device, Mary Kay's botanical formulations, McKesson's automated performance tuning of a data modeling platform, and Siemans' mesh generation system.
DFW Minority Supplier Development Council’s CEO Wants to Move Beyond Dialogue to Implement Real, Sustainable Change
by | Apr 5, 2021
Social injustice and racial wealth inequality are among the issues that continue to affect minority businesses. Here's how Margo Posey, president and CEO of the council, is bringing about action and leadership to improve outcomes—because this is "the new NOW."