Monday, April 12, 2021

Old faces with new toys: Orlando-area attraction firms line up latest tech, add-ons for...

Orlando’s attractions industry is working on revolutionizing theme parks and amusement parks. More than 50 Central Florida firms attended the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo in Orlando, where they pulled...

Orlando tech firm CEO talks expansion, biz diversity and touring with J.Cole

There's a good chance Les Goldberg has carried multiple backstage passes to a concert featuring your favorite music artist or entertainer, but he probably wasn't there to collect an autograph. He may have been too busy calling the shots to work the lights and visual effects that his company provides. "Right now, we're touring with J.Cole," said Goldberg, CEO of LMG LLC, an Orlando-based tech firm that provides video, audio and LED lighting support for events. "I was just at his show a couple nights ago," he said about attending the popular hip-hop artist's concert in Tampa on Aug. 16.

Tony Robbins, self-help guru accused of sexual misconduct, set to headline eMerge Americas

Miami’s premier tech conference, eMerge Americas, has announced its keynote speaker: Tony Robbins, a popular self-help guru who has reportedly been accused of sexual misconduct and harassment by several women. In a...

For the first time, a NASA spacecraft has arrived at an asteroid — with...

After two years of traveling millions of miles through the solar system, a small spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral is reaching its destination: An asteroid that could unlock the truth about...

Miami serial entrepreneur Albert Santalo announces his next big tech venture: 8base

It’s not every day when a successful South Florida serial entrepreneur officially announces his or her next venture. This is one of those days. Albert Santalo, founder of CareCloud and Avisena, is...

Boca Raton company snags $50K prize in tech showcase

Boca Raton company EagleEye Intelligence snagged the runner-up prize at the VentureTech Showcase, a pitch competition held last week in Tampa. EagleEye, a provider of end-to-end unified intelligence for public safety, took...

United Launch Alliance rocket launch delayed by battery failure

Well-known rocket joint venture firm United Launch Alliance LLC announced it will delay the launch of its Atlas V 551 rocket that initially was scheduled for June 27. The rocket will launch from Cape...

Study: Jacksonville among top global cities for startup businesses

Jacksonville ranks among the top cities and regions in the world in fostering successful startup businesses and that’s no idle boast from local cheerleaders. Really. It’s no joke. Even researchers were scratching...

$15M high-tech NeoCity Academy will create 200+ jobs

The School District of Osceola County, which recently selected Little Diversified Architectural Consulting to design a planned $15 million, 45,000-square-foot high school within NeoCity, the county's new high-tech hub, now is...

Think twice before investing in a social welfare initiative at your company, study says

If you're chief executive, promoting corporate responsibility may sound like a good idea. A new study from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business, however, says it may not be so great,...
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