Tuesday, July 23, 2019

EA’s Daryl Holt: Lack of film incentives means fewer gaming jobs

July, the official end to Florida’s film incentive program, is approaching quickly. While the lack of funds will be a big blow to the local film industry and Florida’s ability to...

Burnout Game Ventures creating team to make Orlando No. 1 for game development

When Rupert Meghnot sees new developments for digital interaction, he also sees big economic opportunities for Central Florida. The problem is that many local small video game studios don't have enough resources to...

Brevard County companies compete for engineers

It's good time to be an engineer in Brevard County. Harris Corp. is looking to hire at least 300 workers at its Technology Center in Palm Bay. In Melbourne, Northrop Grumman is quickly ramping...

Thales expansion takes off: 500 new jobs in Central Florida

Thales USA, a tech company focused on airline in-flight entertainment systems, has added to its local expansion plans with a new announcement on the Space Coast. The firm is now saying it...

Citrix layoff to affect 50 people in Fort Lauderdale

Citrix Systems said 50 people are losing their jobs in Fort Lauderdale as part of a reduction of 1,000 workers that the software maker announced on Tuesday. Workers are being notified this...

Why Volusia County wants to turn its UCF incubator into a tech hub

Volusia County's University of Central Florida Business Incubator is paying closer attention to the rapid growth of technology companies in Central Florida, but noticed that there may not be enough talent to fill...

Brevard’s next challenge in aerospace: develop workforce

Florida’s Space Coast has seen impressive growth in its aerospace and defense industries. The dark days after Atlantis’ final mission in 2011 have given way to a kind of renaissance at the...

UF needs state money for Sanford Burnham transfer, report says

The University of Florida will need $3.7 million each year from the state to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, a report says. UF's business model calls for no state money...

Tech firm Thales confirms Orlando expansion, hundreds of new jobs to come

It's official: Thales USA Inc. is expanding its firm in Brevard and Orange counties‚ and it's creating many more jobs than originally anticipated. Thales will create 500 new jobs in Central Florida — 327...

Biotech company expands HQ, creates 160 jobs

KRS Global Biotechnology Inc. has expanded its Boca Raton headquarters by dozens of jobs and thousands of square feet, officials announced Wednesday. Executives from the pharmaceutical manufacturing and research company held a...
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