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Berridge retiring as head of Florida High Tech Corridor Council

Randy Berridge, president of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, announced plans to retire as head of the organization after 21 years at the helm effective Feb. 1, but will serve part-time...

DALE BRILL: FLORIDA’S INNOVATION MIX CAN’T COMPETE (YET)

GE announced on Jan. 13 that it had chosen Boston as the new destination for 800 employees who now work in its Connecticut headquarters. Although pending tax increases had been blamed for...

Space Coast job growth surges as aerospace and rocket firms take off

Florida’s Space Coast is beginning to see big benefits from business diversification as more jobs crop up to support the growing aerospace industry. In fact, the Brevard County region reported just a...

Google Fiber puts brakes on plan to lay super-fast Jacksonville Internet network

Plans to bring Google Fiber to Jacksonville are on hold, opening a window for their competitors such as Comcast and AT&T to get even more aggressive on expanding their high-speed internet...

BRIDG lands partnership with Florida chip manufacturer

A St. Petersburg-based microchip manufacturer has partnered with a high-tech research facility in Kissimmee as it develops a way to store more data and information on smaller chips. Officials with Aurora Semiconductors...

South Florida small business: No. 10 in U.S. among metro areas

Nearly one out of every 10 adults owns a business in South Florida — the highest rate among metro areas in the United States. But just 45 percent of the region’s...

Sanford Burnham officials say they’re in talks with Governor’s office

Sanford Burnham officials said on Monday that they're “in active conversations with the Gov. Rick Scott's office,” about their potential move from Lake Nona and handing over the operations to the...

Enterprise Florida pays out $430K to departing workers

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's job recruiting agency is paying nearly $500,000 to employees who are leaving amid a major shakeup pushed by Gov. Rick Scott. Records requested by The Associated Press show that...

Retired leader of Florida High Tech Corridor shares plans for next venture

Randy Berridge, who has been Florida High Tech Corridor Council'sonly president since its start in 1996, r etired from the position Feb. 1, but don't expect him to sit idly by. Berridge, 74, who...

Film Florida begs public for help to stop Legislators from shutting office

FilmFlorida.com sent the letter below to encourage citizens to undertake a letter-writing campaign on their behalf: As a strong supporter of the film, television and digital media industry in Florida, we need your...
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