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Harris Corp.’s deal with Osceola’s high-tech facility is bigger than you think

It may not be such a daunting task to attract more national, well-known firms to sign on with Osceola County's planned high-tech manufacturing and research facility now that Harris Corp. has broken the...

Stay and fight! Orlando entreprenuers talk tech scene growth

Improving Orlando's tech scene is a hot topic as city and business leaders often review strategies to attract more talent and major companies. While small startups have more than a few rough...

Why this medical tech firm hasn’t created the jobs it promised yet

Orlando city commissioners will vote Sept. 21 on whether or not to revise an agreement with a pharmaceutical tech firm to create dozens of jobs. SMRxT Inc., a company that was based in...

Orlando trying to reel in fast-growing Atlanta tech firm

Orlando may chip in thousands of dollars to reel in a fast-growing tech firm to create dozens of jobs in the City Beautiful. Atlanta-based Orion Technology Services, which provides information technology, will...

Miami city government reaches out to tech in new partnership

Taking a step to boost local government technology and 305 techie pride, the city of Miami is getting behind the October 2 roll-out of the .miami top-level domain, a new extension...

Businessman Bob Rommel files for state House seat

Naples entrepreneur Bob Rommel has announced he is running for Florida House District 106, a seat currently held by Kathleen Passidomo who announced she is running for state Senate. Rommel, president of...

‘Aero-Space Coast’ should think big for 2025

Steven Covey’s book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People says “Begin with the End in Mind.” Now is an appropriate time for we the people of Brevard to instruct our political and civic...

Mayor, CEO announce .MIAMI domain name launch

Move over, .NYC -- you are not the only master of your domain. Beginning Oct. 2, Miami will become the third U.S. city with a dedicated Internet domain name, Miami Mayor Tomás...

AT&T expands its super-fast service to Orlando

"Google, who?" That's what many AT&T U-verse users in Orlando may say once the Dallas-based telecommunications company completes the expansion of its super-fast service. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Sept. 14 it...

Gov. Scott, lawmakers clash over funneling tax dollars to businesses

Gov. Rick Scott's mantra for years has been jobs, jobs, jobs. Now a key fund used to offer money to businesses that create jobs is dwindling, and he's clashing with his...
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