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    Major mixed-use development planned for Frisco
    The 250-acre development will have a mix of retail, residential, office, hospitality and entertainment space.


    DFW tech company expects to boost revenue more than 50 percent
    A tech frim in Allen that helps with fraud prevention has been growing rapidly ? and now it?s readying for more.


    American Airlines names new VPs overseeing Tech Ops, Safety
    American Airlines promoted two men to the level of senior vice president and vice president, the Fort Worth carrier announced Thursday. Kevin Brickner was promoted to senior vice president of Technical Operations and Captain Ron Thomas was promoted to vice president of Safety for American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL). Brickner was previously vice president of Safety and Operations Integration and was promoted to the new role to succeed David Seymour, who was named senior vice president of?


    Amazon amps up influencer marketing
    As influencer marketing becomes ubiquitous, e-commerce giant Amazon is looking to bolster its program.  Business Insider was first with the news of Amazon's plans. Retail Dive reports that the company is offering commissions for various product types and advertising on Instagram to entice potential partners.  Amazon enlists influencers ? those who use a social media following to promote products or services ? to review and recommend products, per RetailDive. Influencers benefit monetarily?


    While falling in popularity, Fidelity?s free funds still deliver for firm
    After collecting almost $1 billion in their debut month of August, Fidelity?s zero-fee funds have brought in fewer assets with each passing month.


    AT&T putting its brand back on YouTube?s ad platform after fallout over extremist videos
    It didn?t happen overnight, but AT&T is ready to show digital ads again on YouTube after testing a system that aims to keep its brand separate from unwanted videos. The Dallas telecommunications and media giant decided to pull the ads nearly two years ago when its spots appeared next to extremist content, Fiona Carter, chief brand officer, AT&T Communications, said in a post on Friday. Now, after working ?tirelessly? with Google, AT&T (NYSE: T) will be returning to YouTube after seeing?


    After Shopko bankruptcy, Dallas REIT explores options
    After Shopko Stores filed for bankruptcy protection, Spirit MTA (NYSE: SMTA), a Dallas-based REIT, announced on Wednesday that it is exploring options such as selling the company or its Master Trust 2014 or merging with another company.  SMTA said the exploration of alternatives doesn?t mean a transaction will necessarily take place, and there is no timetable for completion of the process. It also said it does not intend to comment on the process unless a specific transaction or alternative is?


    Southwest fares OK, American poor in annual airlines rankings
    The two airlines based in North Texas saw mixed results in the annual airlines rankings put together by the Wall Street Journal. Out of the eight airlines ranked, Southwest Airlines came in third while American was next to last at seventh. Delta Air Lines ranked No. 1 for the second straight year and low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines was last due in large part to a contract dispute with its pilots. The WSJ used several different metrics to come up with the rankings, including on-time arrival,?


    RealPage's new CFO draws on experience from submarines to Wall Street
    RealPage Inc.'s new chief financial officer doesn?t have the most typical of resumes.


    GM?s Fort Worth-based finance arm is taking on the banks
    Six years ago, the relatively new Fort Worth-based finance arm of auto giant General Motors waded into the business of making back-office loans to dealerships for their inventory and sometimes real estate deals. In the next two years, GM Financial is aiming to be the market leader for this wholesale business long dominated by big banks.