Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

3 questions with Lockheed Martin exec about tech talent in Central Florida

If anyone knows about the importance of having a strong future-workforce pool, it's Lockheed Martin Corp. The company, which has more than 7,000 employees in Central Florida, relies on the graduates Florida universities are...

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...

Modernizing Medicine to add 800 jobs in county’s biggest corporate expansion since 2009

In the largest corporate expansion deal Palm Beach County has seen since 2009, Boca Raton health care technology company Modernizing Medicine has pledged to hire more than 800 new employees and...
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