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Global Tech Company Announces New Innovation, Design Hub in Richardson Innovation Quarter

by | Jan 26, 2023
New Hampshire-based Allegro MicroSystems said Richardson's new innovation and design center will serve as a hub for Allegro's sensor and power integrated circuit R&D efforts. "We're excited to be contributing to the growth of the community and ecosystem for innovation while tapping into local talent," says Allegro SVP Suman Narayan.
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DFW Is a Top 10 Market for High-Tech Software Job Growth, Per CBRE’s Tech 30 Report
by | Nov 2, 2021
The report puts Dallas-Fort Worth at No. 8 for job growth in high-tech software and services, with an increase rate of 12.7 percent for the past two years.
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Tech Titans Unveils the 44 Finalists of Its 21st Annual Awards Gala
by | Sep 21, 2021
Celebrate those who impact tech for the better at the Tech Titans Awards Gala, now rescheduled to Jan. 19. Here's the list of the companies and innovative leaders who could take home awards.
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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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This Tech-Enabled Pet Hub is Expanding to Dallas

by | Jan 20, 2021
Skiptown—backed by VC firms like Techstars Ventures, Bull Creek Capital, and Firebrand Ventures—builds on the work from home movement by allowing members to monitor their pets from afar.
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Richardson-Based Mavenir Creates New Business Unit to Accelerate the Remote Radio Ecosystem
by | Dec 17, 2020
Mavenir—an early advocate for OpenRAN—wants to drive open innovation and security in 5G. The expansion will energize the Remote Radio Unit ecosystem, it says.
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New North Texas Center for Mobility Technologies Will Fuel Innovation With Industry-University Collaborations
by | Dec 8, 2020
North Texas’ research universities will offer their expertise in artificial intelligence, composite materials, wireless vehicle tech, IOT, big data, and more.

Under the umbrella of the Texas Research Association, the new center aims to solve mobility challenges faced by industry, nonprofits, municipalities, and transportation agencies—here and beyond.
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Jacobs Strengthens its Mission-Critical Cyber Solutions With a New Acquisition
by | Nov 24, 2020
Dallas-based Jacobs, which just released its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended financial results, will strengthen its cyber artificial intelligence capabilities by acquiring The Buffalo Group. Jacobs generated $807 million in fiscal 2020 cash flow from operations and $689 million of free cash flow.
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PrimeVOX escude COVID-19

How Frisco-Based PrimeVox Uses AI to Increase Call Quality and Reliability

by | Nov 19, 2020
PrimeVOX Communications' now patented AI technology allows the telecommunications company to provide customers with crystal-clear calls and unbelievable reliability. Think of it like a GPS: The tech constantly runs calls through multiple data centers, moving them around when necessary, to maximize quality.
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The Perfect (Out)Fit: Dallas Fashion Tech Startup Rent My Wardrobe Exits to Peer-to-Peer Rental Platform Wardrobe
by | Nov 17, 2020
New York-based Wardrobe, which has backers that include the founders of Airbnb, Coinbase, and Vine, has acquired Rent My Wardrobe, an app that allows users to wear stylish clothes from local closets. RMW will be fully merged with Wardrobe’s existing operations and Dallas Founder Rachel Sipperley will become Wardrobe's VP of Brand & Partnerships.
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USAA’s SafePilot App ‘Learns’ to Record Crash Data
by | Nov 12, 2020
USAA is making cell phones into accident detectives through SafePilot’s telematics-enabled auto claims. Integral in developing the claims is USAA's design and information technology team in Plano.
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A New Dallas-Based Subscription Service Wants to Provide Peace of Mind for Managing Your Home
by | Nov 11, 2020
Manorly gives residents “a white-glove approach” in caring for their homes. The local startup aims to be a one call concierge service for home maintenance by using licensed and insured subcontractors to complete tasks around each homeowner’s schedule.
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McKinney-Based Beauty Tech Startup ShearShare Closes $2.3 Million Seed Round

by | Nov 9, 2020
The announcement comes during a time of rapid financial growth for the company, as ShearShare reaches $3.4 million in overall funding.
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Smart Offers: Sabre Partners With Google on AI-Powered Personalized Travel Tech
by | Nov 4, 2020
It’s not just next-generation technology for the travel market—it’s 'third-generation,' Southlake-based Sabre says. Launching in early 2021, the AI product is being called the industry’s first smart, scalable retail engine designed to customize offerings for travelers.
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Meet Jaibot: Hilti’s New Robot Designed to Handle Strenuous Work on Job Site
by | Nov 4, 2020
From its North American corporate office in Plano, Hilti announced Jaibot, which drills precision holes in ceilings for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations.
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My Startup Story: How This Founder Uses Tech to Prove Work-Life Harmony Is Possible For Accountants
by | Oct 29, 2020
Here's the story of how Ford Baker, founder of Dallas-based accounting software firm BaCo Tech, regained his personal health by marrying tech and finance to eliminate waste and costly financial errors accountants often face.
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