At 42%, Dallas has the worst connection rate among the ten largest cities in the country.
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Many Texas Students Head To Class Online Without Reliable Internet ConnectionAt 42%, Dallas has the worst connection rate among the ten largest cities in the country.
New Pickup Procedures Underway After Mansfield ISD Device Distribution Leaves Many In Car For HoursNew Pickup Procedures Underway After Mansfield ISD Device Distribution Leaves Many In Car For Hours
As Device Pickups Resume, Mansfield ISD Apologizes For Lines That Had Many Waiting For HoursAs Device Pickups Resume, Mansfield ISD Apologizes For Lines That Had Many Waiting For Hours
Dallas Tech Firm Helps Connect Loved Ones VirtuallyWhen Covid-19 prevents face-to-face interaction, video is the second best thing. Dallas-based technology company OneDay takes families inside of senior living centers, virtually.
Tarrant County College Offering College For Kids Program VirtuallyTarrant County College Offering College For Kids Program Virtually
DISD Buses Bringing Internet To Underserved CommunitiesDISD Buses Bringing Internet To Underserved Communities
Company Offering Virtual Computer Coding Summer CampsCompany Offering Virtual Computer Coding Summer Camps
Dallas Museum Of Art Offering Virtual Art Summer CampsDallas Museum Of Art Offering Virtual Art Summer Camps
Pandemic Has Changed How Many Receive Health Care From DoctorsPatients are connecting via telehealth visits on their phone or computer to reduce risk of being around sick people at a doctor's office.
Governor Temporarily Approves Expansion Of TelemedicineGovernor Abbott expanded telemedicine to include telephone calls to new patients for diagnosis, treatment, ordering of tests and prescribing for all conditions.
Ones For Texas: Arlington Church Having Virtual Easter Egg Hunt That Everyone Can JoinA church in Arlington is having a virtual Easter egg hunt that everyone can join. Go to www.tatesprings.com/minecraft to register.
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Stay At Home Workers Turning Cameras Off For COVID-19Stay At Home Workers Turning Cameras Off For COVID-19
At Least 3 North Texas Police Departments Using Controversial Facial Recognition App On 'Trial Basis'Clearview AI’s groundbreaking facial recognition app can match an image of an unknown person to their online photos, along with links to where those photos came from.
New App Touted As 'World's First Robot Lawyer'The DoNotPay app vows to fight parking tickets, recover foreign transaction fees, sue companies and even take on robocallers.
Unsolicited Campaign Texts Blowing Up Your Cell? Here’s How To Stop ThemCampaigns view text messages as a cheap and effective way to communicate with potential voters.
University Of North Texas To Offer First Masters Degree In Artificial Intelligence In TexasThe program starts this fall. UNT is already accepting applications for the first class of students.
Fort Worth ISD Hosts Aerial Robotics Showcase 'Game Of Drones'Drones and robotics are being used to teach STEM to students all over North Texas.
Starting In March You Can Check Out Mobile Hotspots At Dallas Public LibraryThe new program will provide 900 mobile hotspots at the identified library locations to give residents the opportunity to access online resources for up to 30 days at home.
New Kiosks Offer Digital Technology To DART RidersDallas Area Rapid Transit is working to improve the travel experience by having information available for riders in real time. Today the transit system unveiled new digital kiosks at the J.B. Jackson Jr. Transit Center in South Dallas.
DNA Databases Are Testing The Limits Of PrivacyIt could be the end of privacy as we know it. Home DNA testing combined with genetic genealogy means virtually anyone can be identified.
Safety Technology That Helped NASCAR Driver Survive Major Crash Protects Us, TooPassenger car "safety cells" have gotten a lot better says automotive engineer Neil Hannemann.
Digital Screens Are Tracking Our Behavior For Target AdvertisingEveryday fixtures are watching consumers in the car, at the mall, in the elevator, even while they're filling up their tanks at gas stations. The question up for debate is whether the public should be worried.
New Technology Allows Police, Firefighters To Clear Crash And Crime Scenes FasterThe state-of the-art device scans everything in its site -- 360 degrees -- and provides 3-D photographs of a crime scene, major crash, or an arson fire.