Nissan offers new owners and lessees in the Dallas-Fort Worth and greater Houston areas one year of free charging at NRG eVgo stations.
Start-up EcoFactor offers residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth area the option to regulate household climate using weather predictions, as well as a home's thermal characteristics.
Baylor Health Care System will outsource the billing and collection services for its hospitals to Electronic Data Systems under a 10-year, $200 million agreement the companies announced Monday. Under the agreement, 220 Baylor employees will become employees of EDS once the Plano, Texas-based services company takes over Baylor's billing operations in July. The agreement calls for EDS to reduce the administrative costs of Baylor's billing system by 10 percent to 15 percent. Last summer, Dallas-based Baylor signed a separate agreement with EDS to outsource services such as billing, record keeping and scheduling for a network of physician practices it owns. Baylor runs a network of hospitals, specialty medical centers and a research institute located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Sprint has begun offering to outsource e-mail and calendar functions using Sun Microsystems' servers and its iPlanet software, the companies said Thursday. The services will be offered at Sprint's Dallas-Fort Worth data center, which opened Friday. Sprint will provide its customers with help-desk support as part of the offering. Sun has been concentrating for years on service-provider customers such as Sprint but recently has shifted its focus to large corporate customers that haven't been hit as hard by the current economic downturn.
T-Speed Broadband Communications said Tuesday it received a $3 million seed round for its high-speed Internet access business. The Dallas-based company delivers Internet access over fixed wireless networks in Dallas; Fort Worth, Texas; Austin, Texas; and Little Rock, Ark. T-Speed Broadband Communications is targeting customers in office buildings where DSL service is not available. See complete list.
The online auction giant unveils 10 new local auction sites, targeting such markets as Seattle, Dallas-Fort Worth, Milwaukee, and Boston.
Internet design, development, and consulting firm Utopia has joined the USWeb Network of Affiliates. Utopia, whose clients have included the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and AT&T New Media, will serve customers in Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, New York, Orlando, and the San Francisco Bay Area. The company will be known as USWeb Utopia.
GTE now offers Internet access service to customers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The company plans to offer nationwide access services eventually.