Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost PetsThe City of Plano is using new facial recognition technology to help find lost pets and locate forever homes for animals up for adoption.
DoorDash Data Breach Exposes Nearly 5 Million AccountsDoorDash, the popular food-delivery startup, announced that nearly 5 million accounts have been hacked.
Hey Google, Get Me A Job! McDonald's Using Virtual Assistants To Help With HiringMcDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant.
Uber Preparing To Bring Self-Driving Rides To DallasStarting in November, Uber will have a specifically-trained vehicle operator collecting data to develop high definition maps for a self-driving system.
GameStop Preparing To Close Some 200 Stores By End Of YearAfter GameStop posted 2nd quarter earnings that fell short of predictions, the company announced it would be closing as many as 200 stores by the end of the year.
Bumble Teams Up With Texas To Take New 'Cyber Flashing' Law NationalTexas is teaming with Bumble to crack down on people who send unsolicited nude images on dating apps and elsewhere in cyberspace.
American Airlines Launches Facial Recognition To Board Passengers At DFW AirportAmerican Airlines calls the facial recognition a more secure verification system.
Phone Carriers Say They'll Block Some Robocalls And Crack Down On Spoofed NumbersMajor phone companies say they'll give customers free tools to block robocalls as part of an agreement reached with 51 state attorneys general.
FCC Authorizes $305.5M To Help Close Digital Divide In TexasThe funding will be spread out during the next decade for maintaining, improving and expanding affordable broadband for 23,424 rural homes and businesses in Texas.
Dallas ISD Grooming Tomorrow's Tech Workforce: 'It Brings A Lot Of Hope To Our Community'Advocates have long argued that an educated workforce is critical to growing the local economy and those seeds are being planted in area classrooms.​
Small Dallas County City Of Wilmer Still Operating Despite Ransomware AttackThe small North Texas city of Wilmer is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack.
Deep Ellum Reacts To Uber Technologies Office Building Coming To Town: 'Some People Are Scared'"Some people are scared. ‘Oh, well, Uber’s here. There goes the neighborhood,'" said Preston Pannek, a local artist.
Officials Working To Help 23 Local Texas Governments After Ransomware AttackMore than 20 cities across the state, including at least one in North Texas, have fallen victim to what officials are saying is a ‘coordinated’ ransomware attack.
FBI Social Media Monitoring Could Lead To Privacy Clash With FacebookThe FBI could find itself in a face-off with social media companies over privacy, after the agency solicited proposals from outside vendors to monitor social media for threats.
Facebook Fined $5B For Privacy Violations, Ordered To Add OversightA new settlement with the Federal Trade Commission means Facebook will pay $5 billion in fines and must institute new privacy protections and oversight on its business.