There’s a new kind of ATM in town and it doesn’t spit out dollar bills. It’s a Bitcoin ATM – you put in dollars and it gives you a trendy digital currency that’s generated headlines. Several have launched in North Texas.
American Airlines announced its most profitable quarter ever today, and its first dividend since 1980. Southwest also had a record quarter, and announced a companywide bonus. It’s a good time to be an airline based in North Texas.
Incubators and accelerators are popping up across the country to help startups bloom. And in the year since the Dallas Entrepreneur Center put down roots, the nonprofit has moved into new downtown space and teamed up on an incubator in Addison.
Trey Bowles is CEO of the operation known as The DEC, and he joins KERA’s vice president of news, Rick Holter, for this week’s Friday Conversation.
Much virtual ink has been spilled and hot air spewed over this week’s decision to let Virgin America move its operations from D/FW International Airport to Dallas Love Field. Rick Seaney of FareCompare.com explains what this and other changes could mean for flyers.