Posts Tagged ‘Uber’

Bell to Collaborate with French Company Safran on Air Taxi

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based Bell announced that it will collaborate with the French company Safran to develop hybrid electric propulsion solutions for Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) concept aircraft.

“Bell is at the forefront of on-demand mobility — ushering a new …

Daseke Betting on Technology Ready for the Long Haul

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Automatic transmissions, adaptive cruise control, collision avoidance, GPS tracking, built-in cameras, and electronic driver logs represent the future of the fast-evolving trucking industry.

For Daseke’s fleet of 5,000 trucks, that future is now. The Addison-based trucking empire has outfitted …

Cargo Launches in Dallas With Complimentary Breakfasts for Rideshare Passengers

Posted by Lance Murray

Cargo, an in-car commerce platform for rideshare passengers, is kicking off its Dallas launch Wednesday by offering riders complimentary smoothie bowls, organic coffee shots, and whole food protein bars, courtesy of new brand partners Joyböl, FORTO, and RXBAR.

New York-based …

Humphreys & Partners Shows Its Uber Elevate Skyport Vision

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Humphreys & Partners Architects LP unveiled its concepts for skyport and mega-skyport facilties at the Uber Elevate Summit this week in Los Angeles.

In a series of architecture plans, renderings, and ideas, HPA offered its vision for the design …

BOKA Powell Releases Its Design for Futuristic Uber Skyport

Posted by Lance Murray

BOKA Powell has released its futuristic skyport vision for an urban airport structure in support of UberAIR’s vertical take-off and landing flying taxis.

The Dallas architecture firm is one of several that will offer designs for the skyports that could …

Uber Elevate Unveils Prototype for Flying Taxis That Will Soar Over DFW

Posted by Lance Murray

Uber Elevate unveiled on Tuesday what it wants its flying taxis to look that could be buzzing around Dallas-Fort Worth skies in a few years as part of the UberAIR service.

The prototype designs for the vertical takeoff and landing …

In Our Hyperconnected World, Dallas Leaders Find ‘New Power’ With Public Collaboration

Posted by Heather Noel

United Way has been working in the social sphere for more than 125 years, but don’t call it “old.”

At least when talking about it in terms of “old power,” as outlined by authors Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans, says …

Real Estate: Tips for Commercial Landlords Strategically Planning for the Future

Posted by Erreka Campbell

Polsinelli_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Silver Founding SponsorWhether they own an office building, a shopping center or an industrial park, every commercial landlord should create (or re-evaluate) the overall operating or strategic plan for their property.

Not only is today’s environment competitive for attracting high-quality tenants, but …

Breaking the Mold: North Texas Companies to Keep On Your Innovation Radar

Posted by Sheryl Jean

More than a dozen companies operate innovation labs, test centers, or teams in North Texas — add these to your watch list.

Farmer Brothers
A coffee lab does exactly what it sounds like: Development, taste testing, quality control, and training.

Arlington Turns to Rideshare Service Via for Mass Transit

Posted by Lance Murray

Since 2013, the city of Arlington’s mass transit system was a single bus route that was used mainly by students at the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Earlier this month, the Arlington City Council voted to end the route, and …