Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Commentary: Orlando should make better use of its technology assets to boost wages

Orlando is a technology-rich region. From its early roots in the aviation, aerospace and defense industry along the Interstate 4 corridor, Orlando has grown new tech clusters like modeling and simulation,...

Telemedicine startup scores $3M in funding

Telehealth services provider EpicMD has raised $3 million in a Series A fundraising round led by a local private equity firm. EpicMD has developed a HIPAA-compliant online video-chat platform that enables physicians...

Why investors, defense firms are paying attention to UCF’s video game school

Students graduating from the University of Central Florida's video game school Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy soon will have a chance not only to impress instructors with their video game designs, but...

Walmart turns to tech to gear up for the holidays

Like many retailers, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) is in the midst of performing store refreshes. But the company also has been adding in some extra technology to their back-of-house operation to...

Gainesville shows off Innovation Hub, collaboration for ACE tour

Buisness leaders from 24 countries toured Gainesville on Wednesday and Thursday in search of innovation and economic developments. The delegation’s Gainesville tour was the second-to-last leg of the Eighth Americas Competitiveness Exchange...

South Florida entrepreneur, technology chief give career advice at IT Palooza in Fort Lauderdale

Two top South Florida executives gave some savvy career advice Thursday at IT Palooza, an annual gathering of technology professionals at The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Convention Center. And tech workers would be...

Salaries rise for South Florida’s IT pros, ITPalooza survey says

South Florida's IT industry is on an upswing, industry stakeholders say. In a survey conducted ahead of the annual IT gathering, ITPalooza, professionals on both sides of the local information technology market...

How Wal-Mart is using technology to prepare for the holiday retail rush

Like many retailers this year, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) is in the midst of performing store refreshes. But the company also has been adding in some extra technology to their back-of-house...

Budweiser going to space: 8 science experiments SpaceX will shoot into orbit

Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Dec. 12, but the mission is not just to...

Smart-sensor group BRIDG gears up for high-tech work at NeoCity

Osceola County’s BRIDG is taking a big step toward capitalizing on a futuristic industry expected to attract elite companies to the burgeoning NeoCity tech mecca. New equipment is being installed in the...
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