A conversation about the Dallas tech industry would not be complete without the gaming community. The gaming industry in Dallas is strong and hiring, offering those who have always wanted to work creating the games that others love to play. Gearbox Software, the group behind Half-Life,...

South by Southwest, one of the most eagerly awaited tech events of the year, kicks off in nearby Austin this weekend, but unlike the previous year's event, startups from the Dallas/Fort Worth area are going to be more noticeable for their absence this time around. Last...

It is undeniable that the Dallas/Fort Worth start-up scene is anything but hot. Megan Winkler of Culture Map Dallas reviewed the seven most exciting startups in the city, highlighting the wealth of innovation and entrepreneurship that exists across industries. Block Party Suites started by offering a pop-up...

The Dallas/Fort Worth startup community is bursting at the seams and has done a phenomenal job of engaging the right people within the community. One of the biggest decisions that business leaders must make is the recruitment and selection of employees, with the growth to...

Coding schools, or coding boot camps, are a relatively new phenomenon, with programs by DevMountain, The Iron Yard, and Tech Talent South blazing in a field where graduates of such programs are prepared for entry-level tech jobs and, according to John Lauerman of Bloomberg Business,...

The Addison TreeHouse welcomes Shelley Widom as its new director. A native of Dallas, Widom brings to the TreeHouse a lifelong understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as the daughter of an entrepreneur. Having a strong background in relationship management and firsthand experience in developing and...

Open Data Day is just around the corner, and dozens of open-source cities all around the world are gearing up for a host of hackathon events aimed at trying to solve real-world problems using freely accessible, local data. Literally thousands of people are expected to...

Accelerators like Y Combinator and Techstars have rapidly emerged as important launchpads for a whole host of young tech startups. Through a combination of connections and coaching, accelerators help guide infant companies through the wobbly stage until they can stand on their own two feet. It isn't...

Local eCommerce startup FanPrint is gaining traction with a unique business model that involves selling sponsored, exclusive apparel products to sports fans via social media. FanPrint was founded in 2012 as “FanTree” by its CEO TK Stohlman (after he graduated from the Tech Wildcatters program), and...

Dallas-based Greyhound is looking into the 21st century with a concerted effort to reach a new audience using technology and innovation. Terry Box writes in The Dallas Morning News about Greyhound's leap from the past into the future. The company, at 101 years old, is still...

If you thought cyborgs were the stuff of science fiction, you'd be wrong. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a cyborg as a “fictional or hypothetical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the body.” It's a pretty solid...

Having launched all the way back in 1995, the Dallas-based matchmaking website Match.com has been around for almost as long as the Internet itself. But, the stigma of online dating back in the day was such a powerful force that the website's success has been...

A year ago GeekWire wrote about the expected explosion of the Dallas/Fort Worth tech scene, and the explosion has been extraordinary. Tech Wildcatters, the preeminent accelerator, helped to develop the model now used by hundreds of others groups and is changing the model to better support startups and...