AT&T, Verizon To Lead New Open RAN Consortium with $42M in Fed Funding and an R&D Facility in Dallas

by | Feb 13, 2024
The Open RAN Testing, Evaluation and R&D Center will be located in the Dallas area with a satellite location near Washington, D.C. The center will test and evaluate Open RAN hardware and software—which could help lead to the adoption of a more flexible, interoperable wireless infrastructure.
How Dallas’ o9 Solutions Built a Multi-Billion-Dollar Digital Brain
by | Nov 16, 2023
The nearly quadruple unicorn started with a prescient vision, hit the market at just the right time, and could gallop into the elite ranks of decacorns. But for o9, it's all about the clients. With giants like Walmart, Google, and Samsung, o9 is laser-focused on helping them make better decisions, faster, with its Digital Brain. As o9 Solutions CEO Chakri Gottemukkala says, the $3.7 billion AI-powered enterprise decision platform has hit its stride. Now his sights are set on ambitious 10x growth.
Starpower Elevates Longtime Leader to Vice President of VIP Services
by | Aug 1, 2023

Brandi Thompson has been promoted to vice president of VIP Services by Starpower, an industry leader and innovator in home luxury audio, video, appliances, and smart home solutions. She brings extensive experience in home technology events to her new position.

“Brandi will take the VIP Services department of our company to new heights in her new role....

The Last Word: Rodney Hawkins on the History Behind ‘The Mount Experience’ Visual and VR Exhibition at AT&T’s HQ
Efforts to restore Black cemeteries and burial sites are increasing across the country—and now the unveiling of a buried past deep in East Texas's Piney Woods is the subject of an immersive visual and AR exhibition opening this weekend in Dallas' AT&T Discovery District.
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‘Overcoming the Innovation Readiness Gap’: North Texas Companies Make BCG’s Ranking of the Most Innovative

by | Apr 27, 2021
Notably, Huawei and Toyota, which both have their U.S. headquarters in Plano, came in at No. 8 and No. 21, respectively.
Dallas Market Center’s New Showroom Spotlights ‘Enhanced Living Through Technology’
by | May 15, 2019
The first of its kind in North America, Smarter Living by Design will bring together advanced technology from Europe, Asia, and the U.S. to show how technology can seamlessly and stylishly integrate into the modern home.
New $300M Samsung Fund Makes First Connected-Car Investment
by | Sep 15, 2017
The investment in Austria-based TTTech comes after Samsung's investment arm led a funding round in 2015 for Dallas-based Vinli.
Huawei Dials in on Goal to be Largest Smartphone Maker
by | Aug 2, 2017
Huawei shipped an estimated 38.4 million smartphones in the quarter, a rise of 20 percent over the same quarter a year ago

Bluetooth Umbrella Offers Weather Forecast in Rain Gear

by | Dec 6, 2016
The Opus One is an umbrella that gives smart phone technology yet another real-world application.
Samsung Jumps into Connected Car Game with $8B Purchase
by | Nov 14, 2016
The acquisition is the biggest deal in Samsung's history.
AT&T, Uber Partner for Football on the Go
by | Sep 7, 2016
The Dallas-based tech giant will equip some Uber cars with a hot spot to stream college football games.
The Impending Reality
of Virtual Reality
by | Aug 24, 2016
Digital Fight Club, Fight 1 | Nick DiCarlo (Samsung) vs Dale Carman (Groove Jones)

3 Things: Fort Worth Biotech Firm’s Product Dissolves Earwax in Minutes

by | Jul 18, 2016
Former Alcon employees have new product to treat impacted earwax.
Dallas Startup Week: DFW is ‘Nexus’ for Innovation in Virtual Reality
by | Apr 14, 2016
The North Texas region is a “nexus” for innovation in the field of virtual reality, which could become a billion dollar industry in the next few years, said Edward Lopategui, an aerospace engineer with PLM Innovation Entrepreneur, during a Dallas Startup Week panel.
Six Flags virtual reality rollercoasters
Six Flags Turns Rollercoasters into 3-D Thrill Rides
by | Mar 3, 2016
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. and Samsung are teaming up to give riders on some of the company's rollercoasters a 3-D, virtual reality ride.