Dallas Invents: 129 Patents Granted for Week of July 9 » Dallas Innovates

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 15 for patent activity out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • FutureWei Technologies’ predictive routing for mobility • Paragon Furniture’s modular desk systems • Phazr’s multifaceted radio base station • Red River Tea Co.’s still beverage brewing • John Almeida’s unassigned virus-immune computer system • Wynright’s robotic manipulation for an automated truck unloader • ZixCorp Systems’ secure electronic mail system • Toyota’s autonomous vehicle routing based on chaos assessment Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity. Listings are organized by Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).  Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas) 17 Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (Fort Worth) 4 Futurewei...

Fortnite Guide: What are the Best Guns in Battle Royale?

What are the best weapons in Fortnite, and which should you let slide off the side of a cliff? Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or only recently got into Battle Royale, here at Trusted Reviews we’ve compiled a list of all the guns currently in the game, and which ones are worth your time. Before we begin, we’ve got a few things to point out. Every gun can be used to kill anyone. Even the lesser used guns pack enough firepower to drop a team of murder-hungry Wicks. So even though there are certain guns you won’t necessarily need, it’s still worth taking the time to try them out. Furthermore, when we label something “Avoid,” that’s only if there are other guns available. If someone’s running at you with a shotgun and there’s only a pistol knocking about, don’t ignore it just because we said so. Any gun is better than no gun. Also, we’ve broken down each gun by colour rather than rarity, you know, seeing as you’ll see the colour of the weapon first. Below is a key for what each colour translates to just in case you’re curious. Although technically not a long-range weapon, assault rifles work well enough over long distances to get your picks on enemies. Just be careful of their low...