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Hedera Governing Council Adds 2 Leaders to Executive Team
by | Dec 9, 2022

The Hedera Governing Council has appointed two new members to the executive team. The council is a consortium of leading organizations that operate the open source, hashgraph-powered, carbon-negative Hedera network for Web3 applications....

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The Last Word: Dialexa Co-Founders on How They Started Their Company, Which Was Just Acquired by IBM, With a Beer
by | Oct 6, 2022
Late last month, IBM acquired Dallas-based digital product engineering services firm Dialexa “to deepen its product engineering expertise and provide end-to-end digital transformation services for clients.” Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. But this week the company's co-founders, Scott Harper and Mark Haidar, disclosed something else on LinkedIn: How they both quit their jobs 12 years ago to launch a new adventure that would become Dialexa.
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Follow the Money: tree3 Aims to Raise $2M, Traveller Capital Raises $28.5M, IBM Acquires Dialexa, and More
by | Sep 26, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about Universal EV Chargers landing $10M in grants; The Beneficient Company Group's plans to go public in a deal valued at $3.5B; NTT DATA’s acquisition of Apisero, ‘one of the largest all-stock transactions in the mid-to-upper-management recruiting space'; and more.
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Google Creates New Cloud Region in Dallas, Expanding Capacity and Flexibility

by | Jun 13, 2022
The new Google Cloud region in Dallas is part of Google's $9.5 billion investment in data centers and Google offices across the U.S. in 2022, which it says will create 12,000 jobs. $600 million data centers in Midlothian and Red Oak are also part of the project.

A Google exec says the new Dallas region will offer Google Cloud customers "the speed and availability you need to innovate faster and build high-performing applications that cater to the needs of nearby end user."
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C&W Top High Tech Cities Report: DFW Is No. 7 in U.S.
by | May 18, 2022
In Q1 2022, the Dallas-Fort Worth metro employed 272,390 high-tech workers—an 8% year-over-year increase and a 23% increase compared to Q1 2017. That places DFW at No. 7 in the U.S.  The report also lists the top DFW tech companies, current economic impact and future outlook, and top submarkets for DFW tech companies.
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Startup Connecting Students to HBCUs Moves from California to McKinney
by | Apr 28, 2022
HBCU HUB, a startup focused on connecting students to recruiters at historically Black colleges and universities, is moving its headquarters to McKinney with the aid of grant funding from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation’s Innovation Fund.
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Hedera Will Open-Source Its Hashgraph Code to ‘Capitalize on Growing Demand for Public DLT’
by | Jan 20, 2022
The Hedera Governing Council will buy the IP from Swirlds, a startup co-founded in 2015 by the inventor of the Hashgraph algorithm. Dallas mathematician and computer scientist Leemon Baird created the distributed ledger technology to outperform other protocols in power, security, and speed.  This could be a breakout moment.  
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The Coupon Industry is Big. And The Coupon Bureau is Changing the Game Using Dallas-based Hedera’s Tech

by | Sep 24, 2020
Although the multi-million dollar coupon processing industry is over a century old, it still faces issues with fraud and lack of transparency. The Coupon Bureau is looking to revolutionize the industry with its new universal digital coupon. Here’s how it works.
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Hypergiant Industries Brings on Former IBM General Manager Mohammed Farooq as Global CTO
by | Sep 22, 2020
Farooq will also join the Board of Directors and be the GM of Products at the Texas-based startup. The move is expected to set Hypergiant up for accelerated growth.
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IBM’s EdTech Cities Challenge Grants DISD Students $500K
by | Nov 14, 2019
Students from local P-TECH campuses worked with IBM and AT&T experts last week on ideas that use 5G or AI to solve a community problem. The two winning teams got $250,000 worth of support—and get to watch their idea come to life.
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Business Leaders Talk Future of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain at NTBA Community Showcase
by | Nov 20, 2018
The blockchain technology community of North Texas came together last week to showcase their newest products that would implement "change in the world."
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Dallas Marks World IP Day With Spotlight on Female Inventors

by | Apr 26, 2018
The gathering at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema featured a panel of local female inventors and a screening of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.
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Emerging Technologies Summit: Harnessing AI, Blockchain & IoT for Future Disruption
by | Apr 23, 2018
The two-day event at UTD brought together experts from IBM, the SEC, and tech startups to discuss ways these technologies could change the world.
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Darwin Ecosystem Helps Improve Lives With Cognitive Technology
by | Feb 23, 2018
Dallas newcomer Darwin Ecosystem, who has partnered with IBM, which recently named one of South by Southwest’s 21st annual Interactive Innovation Awards finalists for its work in artificial intelligence.
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On the Cloud’s Edge: StackPath Introduces 2 New Programs
by | Sep 21, 2017
The company says the programs assist startups and developers by building protection and performance into their cloud solutions and apps.
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