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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

by | Jun 10, 2021
American Airlines invests in EVTOL startup, Omnitracs new tech detects and alerts distracted or drowsy drivers; RealPage teams with Airbnb to launch an apartment home-sharing solution; Toyota partners with Parkopedia on an app; Drive Shack is hiring talent for its first Puttery; Tech Titans opens nominations; and more.

Plus, you’ll find our top 10 most popular stories.
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THE LAST WORD on Dallas Innovates. Find "who said what" in our collection of quotes on Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation.
EVERY LAST WORD: ‘A Lot of People Feel Alone When They’re Fired’
by | Jun 10, 2021
... says Elyse Dickerson, co-founder and CEO of EOSERA. But "it’s all about how you respond to that failure," she said in The Lioness. She wants you to know that sometimes it can be the best thing to happen to you.

Here's more of "who said what" in North Texas.
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Here Are 11-Plus Opportunities for Dallas Innovators
Browse our curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and social innovators. Don't miss this: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program deadline has been extended through June 17.
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DI People: Argano, ZeOmega, TracyLocke, UNT, and More Make Moves
by | Jun 11, 2021
In this weekly roundup of executive moves in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cyber Group, the Dallas Regional Chamber, Imaginuity, and Questpro.
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Waymo Via Partners With J.B. Hunt to Run Robotically Driven Freight From Houston to Fort Worth

by | Jun 10, 2021
The test runs will use the autonomous Waymo Via Class 8 trucking unit, completing the 262-mile haul in Level 4 robotic mode—with a driver and technician in the cab to monitor things. 
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Digital Fight Club’s First-Ever Virtual Event Was (Almost) a Perfect Knockout
by | Jun 10, 2021
The first online-only rendition of Digital Fight Club brought the same electric debates and lively audience as it traditionally has in person—with an all-new virtual twist. 

Here's what went down inside the 'ring.'
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Omnitracs’ New Technology Combats Inattentive Driving By Intervening Before a Disaster
by | Jun 10, 2021
Dallas' Omnitracs, which was recently acquired by Westlake-based Solera, has released SmartSense for Inattentive Driving+ to detect and notify a driver using AI and computer vision to find potential safety-critical behavior. It's solving a problem—inattention—that has become increasingly worse during COVID, according to CTO Ray Ghanbari.
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