Saturday, October 19, 2019

‘Smart Cities’ grant would incentivize local transportation innovation

Traffic gridlock is the present for major Florida cities, but does it have to be the future? A bill (“the Florida Smart City Challenge Grant Program”) filed Monday in the Florida Legislature...

Officials talk transition from Sanford Burnham to UF

As Medical City flagship Sanford Burnham Prebys discusses plans to leave its subsidized Orlando research powerhouse, city officials say they have no regrets investing $32.7 million into building the institute. "The Medical City would...

New tech lets virtual medics ‘touch’ wounded soldiers on battlefield

There is a moment in a virtual reality scenario dreamed up by an Orlando company at which users must grasp on to the body of a wounded soldier and roll him...

Sneak peek: Tampa Bay Tech launches poweredUP tech series

Tampa Bay Tech plans to use its “poweredUP” brand at an increased number of events this year. Tampa Bay Tech began using the brand in spring 2017 for the poweredUP Tampa Bay...

Year in review: AI, Internet-connected devices, and drones

Tradition demands that technology columnists take a look back at the year that was, and who am I to buck tradition during the Holidays? There were many interesting developments in 2015,...

Startup founders spell out problems with Miami’s tech scene at Unbound conference

A conversation you'll find hard to avoid at startup gatherings in South Florida is the one that discusses the disparity between new local startups and the rate at which those startups...

St. Pete’s Jabil, maker of iPhone casings, overcame challenges to come out better than...

Jabil Inc.’s efforts over the past several years to mix up its customer and products led to financial results that exceeded expectations in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018. The results...

4 THINGS TO KNOW IN #MIAMITECH: AMINTA PITCH CONTEST, SCALEUP SUMMIT & MORE

Apply by Sept 30 for Aminta Venture’s pitch competition Applications are now open for the Aminta Ventures 2019 pitch competition, this time in partnership with TheVentureCity. Aminta welcomes all early-stage software startups, based in the Americas,...

What Tampa Bay WaVE’s newest mentors say about the area’s startup climate

Two well-known technology leaders in Tampa Bay have been named executive entrepreneurs-in-residence at Tampa Bay WaVE. In their new roles, Tony DiBenedetto, co-founder and former CEO of Tribridge, and Steven MacDonald, founder...

$20 million incubator, accelerator planned at NSU

In an effort to expand Broward County's burgeoning startup and technology sector, the Nova Southeastern University Board of Trustees has unveiled plans for the NSU Broward Innovation Center, a 60,000-square-foot incubator...
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