Posts Tagged ‘AT&T’

UTD: Students Take on Challenge of Helping Make Cities Smart

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Graduate students in an entrepreneurship class at the Naveen Jindal School of Management conducted research and made suggestions for the AT&T Smart Cities initiative. The experience put students in the middle of how technology is transforming cities.

Smart Cities is …

Plano Company Offers Visual
Reminder for Traffic Safety

Posted by Heather Noel

Frank Rosello can trace his Plano company to a few words scrawled in Sharpie on a rear-view mirror.

“Don’t text and drive,” it read.

Frank Rosello

Rosello’s friend and business partner, Paul Marcus, saw the message when another friend gave …

Earth Day Texas Event Aims to Expand ‘Smart Cities’ to ‘Smart States’

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesThe “smart city” tag has become a status symbol of the 2010s, for places that announce their intentions to install sensors, to collect data, and to connect commonplace devices (from doorbells to light posts) to the internet. The purpose of …

Dallas Festival of Ideas Returns in April with Discussions on Equity

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Six keynote speakers will highlight the third annual Dallas Festival of Ideas on April 29 at City Hall Plaza and surrounding streets.

The theme for this year’s event will be equity and growth for all residents. Discussions will be centered …

AT&T Plans $100M Redevelopment in Downtown Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

AT&T Inc. plans to invest $100 million in the redevelopment of the four-block area around its headquarters building in downtown Dallas.

Dubbed the AT&T Discovery District, the area will include restaurants, retail, outdoor event space and free Wi-Fi, D CEO

AT&T, Delphi Announce Partnership on V2X Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Delphi (NYSE: DLPH) are teaming up to research and implement a vehicle-to-anything (V2X) communications platform that will allow cars to monitor traffic conditions and alert drivers to a variety of vehicle-related events.

The Dallas

AT&T Dials Up Increased Diversity in Suppliers

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

AT&T spent $13.7 billion on diversity suppliers in 2015 and will shatter that record in 2016.

With AT&T being based in Dallas, it’s an opportunity for minority or woman-owned business owners to work with AT&T on corporate contracts, Oliver Turman, …

SMU Announces $2.5M Endowment from AT&T for New Research Center

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Southern Methodist University announced today a $2.5 million endowment from AT&T Inc. to launch the AT&T Center for Virtualization at SMU for testing and developing new solutions for fast, cloud-based telecommunications for greater global connectivity.

SMU’s collaboration with AT&T will …

AT&T, Time Warner Merger Draws Senate Scrutiny

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson remains steadfast that the $85 billion merger with Time Warner will lead to innovation and increased competition with cable providers. Ultimately, that means better prices for consumers, he said.

Even Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban went …

2nd Annual DEC Event Aims to Help Minority Entrepreneurs

Posted by Dave Moore

When minority entrepreneurs and startups relocate to Dallas, many immediately comment on how helpful and friendly their fellow entrepreneurs are, said Brittany Hibbs, director of events and programming at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC).

“It baffles the people who move …