Friday, August 23, 2019

EA cancels Madden events in aftermath of Jacksonville shooting

Electronic Arts has canceled three qualifying events in its Madden Classic tournament in the aftermath of a shooting in Jacksonville that left the gunman and two other gamers dead. CEO Andrew Wilson...

FSU, City of Tallahassee power up with solar energy

Florida State University has entered into a partnership with the City of Tallahassee that will provide the university with solar energy, making campus even greener. The City of Tallahassee is putting the...

Florida jobs chief: No incentives means 50,000 jobs lost

Florida’s budget battle turned into a heated war of words Saturday, as the state’s top economic development chief accused the Legislature of costing the state 50,000 potential new jobs. House and Senate...

Why the rumor about Citrix is probably true

Is Citrix really up for sale? It's likely, says University of Florida finance professor Jay Ritter, an expert in initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.

Monday Meeting: Jane Teague on commercializing university tech

Jane Teague sees her job as helping the state’s innovators and inventors make it across the “Valley of Death.” She is talking about ideas cooked up in Florida universities — such as...

UCF students to host first collegiate drone racing competition

Two University of Central Florida engineering students have launched a drone racing league, with the goal being to eventually host intercollegiate competitions in the region. Derek Saltzman and Mason Mincey’s first competition...

Young talent helps Tampa Bay stand out in tech, new group says

Technology industry leaders have unveiled a new organization to highlight the area’s strength in the tech sector. ETL Tampa Bay has been formed to transform Tampa Bay into the technology capital of...

For health start-ups, a new innovation space opens in Lake Nona

On a recent morning Chris Hillier sat in a brightly-lit room in the new offices of GuideWell Innovation CoRE, remembering when he had to pitch his first start-up company 42 times...

Webster University may open co-working space at new downtown Orlando campus

Webster University is closing the doors at its two Central Florida campuses and combining them into one campus in downtown Orlando. The university is expected to sign a lease in downtown Orlando in...

Full Sail University at center of esports world during NBA2K tournament

Brandon Raudenbush heard from a good number of skeptics when he decided he was going to play video games for a living. Chief among them: his parents.
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