Monday, September 23, 2019

Why Voxx International is willing to work with Orlando startups

Voxx International Corp. is officially operating in its new 115,000-square-foot facility in Lake Nona, and creating more than 300 jobs. But not only is the company making a splash with job creation,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sanford Burnham falling short on job promises

The Orlando area's biggest government-backed project – the SanfordBurnham institute – is likely to fall short on its job promises before it attempts to exit Florida later this month, records show. On June...

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...

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...
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