Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Tech How-to: TWU Launches Free Workshop Series for Women in Business

Posted by Rachel Linch

The Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women in Business is offering a series of free technology workshops for female business owners and entrepreneurs.

The goal of the workshops beginning Tuesday is to help female business owners increase their professional productivity. …

On Tap: US India Chamber Tech Conference, Array & NextUp Female Founders

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

On Tap: Power of the Pivot, Boardroom Pitch Contest & Sunken Garden

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Dallas Startup Launching Mission to Send Apollo Astronauts, HS Students Near Space

Posted by Heather Noel

The words were definitive, full of conviction, and as President John F. Kennedy spoke them cheers erupted inside Rice Stadium on Sept. 12,1962.

“We choose to go to the moon,” the president proclaimed at the Houston university. “We choose to

How the C1 Innovation Lab Landed in Dallas’ West End

Posted by Dave Moore

Sometimes, the answer to a riddle materializes before your eyes.

Such was the case with Dr. Dan McCoy, who, along with his colleagues at Blue Cross and Blue Shield, had been wrestling for years with the challenges of reducing …

CoinPouch App Enhances Cryptocurrency Security

Posted by Lance Murray

Mobile app guru Kirk Ballou’s Touch Titans has entered the world of cryptocurrency, creating an app that he said increases the security of digital money exchanges with increased convenience.

His new app, called CoinPouch, puts secure access to cryptocurrency in …

Sabre Corp. Travel Chatbot Ready for Testing

Posted by Lance Murray

Sabre Corp., the Southlake-based travel technology company, announced this week that it has developed an AI-powered chatbot that gives users a tool to add intelligent and conversational features to their apps.

A chatbot is a computer program designed to simulate …

Smart Cities Summit: The World as We Will Come to Know it

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesFlying cars, self-sustained electric grids, and autonomous cars aren’t just fantasies — they could all transform the world in the next eight years.

These bold predictions were the focus of the 2025 Visionaries Roundtable discussion Tuesday during the North Texas …

Toyota Gets License to Use
Microsoft Connected Car Tech

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Toyota now has direct access to all of Microsoft’s connected car technology and patents, giving the Japanese automaker a head start on new features such as artificial intelligence, voice recognition, and gesture control. 

This marks Microsoft’s most extensive intellectual property

Safe & Secure: Knightscope Robots are on Patrol

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Armed with 360-degree cameras, license plate recognition, and the ability to sniff out and identify cell phones, the new K3 and K5 autonomous robots could revolutionize building security and, someday, law enforcement.

Developed by Knightscope, the wheeled robots have been

NorthPark Microsoft Store Hosts Entrepreneurship Week Events

Posted by Dave Moore

This year, in celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week, Feb. 20-24, every Microsoft Store in North America will host workshops featuring local small business leaders, with the goal of raising awareness about business opportunities and strategies for the next generation …

Signposts of Innovation: Identify, Overcome Barriers

Posted by Lance Murray

Economist Bart van Ark led a conversation about the future of innovation with Fortune 1000 leaders from Microsoft, IBM, Sabre, and Blue Cross Blue Shield at the Signposts of Innovation panel discussion Oct. 3 at the Dallas Regional Chamber offices

Signposts of Innovation: 6 Key Strategies Detailed

Posted by Lance Murray

Economist Bart van Ark led a conversation about the future of innovation with Fortune 1000 leaders from Microsoft, IBM, Sabre, and Blue Cross Blue Shield at the Signposts of Innovation panel discussion Oct. 3 at the Dallas Regional Chamber offices

Signposts of Innovation:
What Impacts Your Company?

Posted by Lance Murray

A lack of time for innovation projects is the main barrier for companies seeking to innovate in their industries, according to two-thirds of the attendees this week at the Signposts of Innovation event sponsored by the Dallas Regional Chamber.

That …

Uber, Microsoft Team Up on New Security Feature

Posted by Lance Murray

Uber and Microsoft are teaming up to increase the security of the Uber app that are intended to reduce driving risks, including the new Real-Time ID Check feature.

Real-Time ID Check is Uber’s newest security feature that uses Microsoft Cognitive …

Do Lunch Different Challenge Aims to Raise $1.5M for Education

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

A Dallas-based startup has challenged major tech giants — Apple, Google, and Microsoft — to compete in The Do Lunch Different Challenge to raise awareness and funds that will be used to affect the lives of 500,000 high school students.…

3 Things: This Railroad’s Been Workin’ on Drone Rules

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

BNSF Railway is helping the Federal Aviation Administration navigate new commercial drone rules, DISD is partnering with area businesses to introduce students to possible careers, and companies are finding ways to add tech to liven up retail storefronts.  

Fort Worth-based

3 Things: DISD Police Chief’s Retirement Plan: On the ‘Bubbl’

Posted by Julia Falcon

DALLAS ISD POLICE CHIEF TO START RIDE SERVICE; MICROSOFT AND LINKEDIN MERGE; CUBAN INVESTS IN NODE


Today’s stories include a new on-demand ride service, two big companies to merge, and Mark Cuban invests in another tech startup. 

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3 Things We’re Reading: Implosion to Make Room for American’s Headquarters

Posted by Lance Murray

WORLD’S LARGEST AIRLINE MAKING WAY FOR NEW HQ; PHILANTHROPY $100 AT A TIME


Each day, the staff at Dallas Innovates digs deep into the web looking for interesting, stimulating and sometime profound stories that we think you’ll enjoy. Here are …

Toyota Connected is Automaker’s Newest Addition in Plano

Posted by Lance Murray

The Company will Work with Microsoft to Advance Analytics, Data Management


Toyota’s presence in Plano continued to grow and gain national prominence after the company announced Monday that it would base its new Toyota Connected Inc. division in the North …