Posts Tagged ‘app’

Smart Cities Reverse Pitch Focuses on Community Needs

Posted by Julia Batlle

smart citiesTwenty-thousand dollars will be up for grabs at the Smart Cities Gigabit Reverse Pitch event Friday at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson.

The event is part of the US Ignite’s Smart Cities Gigabit Communities …

Modern Message Gamifying Apartment Living With App

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startup Modern Message wants to gamify apartment living with its new updated Community Rewards app.

Residents can use the app to pay rent, file a maintenance request, take a survey, send out alerts, and find event information. Other companies …

SirenGPS: Keller 1st to Launch ‘Uber for 911’ App

Posted by Lance Murray

When you’re involved in an emergency situation, you want help to find you quickly. This week, the city of Keller will become the first city to launch the SirenGPS mobile app that speeds up emergency response and potentially saves …

PawTracker Uses Tech to Unite Lost Pets, Owners

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


Having a pet run away can be a frantic, stressful, and helpless experience. But like many of today’s problems, technology offers a solution.

The PawTracker allows pet owners to track their …

Touch Titans’ New App Encourages You to Get Moving

Posted by Heather Noel

Having trouble making it to the gym or setting an exercise routine? Touch Titans’ new app prompts you to workout — well, at least up your heart rate. 

The Dallas-based company released UpBeat Heart Alarm last week along with a …

5miles App Introduces New Remote Shipping Feature

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The 5miles app has debuted a new feature that allows users to purchase items and have them shipped remotely, the first of its kind in the online marketplace.

The latest update for the 5miles app now includes 5miles Wallet, which …

Plano-based OpenKey Raises $8M in Series A Funding

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


An $8 million cash infusion will open more doors for Plano startup OpenKey as it speeds toward its goal of being in 16,500 hotel rooms by year’s end.

The company developed a mobile …

Dallas, Grand Prairie Schools Will Begin Using Anti-Bullying App

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Chris Wright’s anti-bullying app called SafeTips is expected to arrive in Dallas and Grand Prairie schools by the end of the year, according to the Dallas Observer

SafeTips, which was developed by Wright’s Grand Prairie-based Cyson Technology Group, …

Verizon’s Annual Student App Challenge Open For Entries

Posted by Krista Bourne


This fall, Dallas-Fort Worth area students in grades sixth through 12th have an opportunity to share their creativity and problem-solving skills with the world in the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge, which …

Dallas-based Nawkr Adds ‘Groups’ to its App

Posted by Lance Murray

Nawkr, the Dallas startup founded by Angel and Eric Armendariz, has expanded to include groups.

The smartphone app, which uses location-based technology to browse the profiles of people nearby who are similar to you. You can then browse those profiles …