Saturday, February 24, 2018

UCF-led Consortium to Manage Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

The largest fully operational radio telescope on the planet – the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico – will soon be under new management. A consortium led by the University of Central Florida...

Former BlackBerry employees in Sunrise now working for Ford Motor Co.

Former BlackBerry employees in Sunrise are now doing autonomous vehicle research for Ford Motor Co. Dearborn-Mich.-based Ford has hired workers from a former BlackBerry software company site at 1200 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway.

Lockheed Martin’s $50M campus expansion to unlock local business opportunities

One of Central Florida’s largest employers plans to build a new $50 million research-and-development center in Orlando — a move that will create more local business opportunities. Executives from Bethesda, Md.-based defense...

Lockheed Martin allows rare tour of classified F-35 flight simulator

Retired Air Force fighter pilot Christine Mau scanned the horizon over Eglin Air Force Base, looking for the enemy. “There they are,” she said, indicating two Russian-made MIG 29s among puffy white...

UCF will boost space sciences with deal to manage Arecibo Observatory

A consortium led by University of Central Florida will soon take over management of Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, the largest operational radio telescope in the world. UCF intends to boost programs...

Florida’s technology ties to Israel will make us a more innovative state

Not only are America’s national security interests dependent on its global engagement, but so is the American economy — after all, 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United...

Orlando startup groups merge under StarterStudio name

The merger of three Orlando groups that support entrepreneurs under the name StarterStudio will help their effort to raise money and clear up confusion its leaders say exists around their missions. Starter...

Domi Station’s Lucas Lindsey steps down

Lucas Lindsey, one of Tallahassee's strongest advocates for entrepreneurs, is stepping down as executive director at Domi Station. He's headed this summer to Phoenix, where his wife joins the Arizona State University faculty...

Home61 launches flat-fee service aimed at increasing efficiency, decreasing costs of home-selling

The traditional way isn’t the only way. A Miami real estate-tech startup is offering owners a flat-fee service to sell their house or condo, rather than paying the traditional 3 percent. Until now,...

Orlando named one of most entrepreneurial cities

If you’re looking to establish a small business, you might want to come to Florida or head to Texas because they’ve got all the ingredients for success, according to a new...
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