Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Leading fiber optics firm creates 375 jobs with new South Florida HQ

Hotwire Communications will relocate from Pennsylvania and make South Florida its new home, creating 375 jobs locally. The move was announced Thursday morning by Gov. Rick Scott at the former BankAtlantic building in Fort...

Employers: Salaries are going up. Tech professionals: Not fast enough.

About half of employers said IT salaries are going up in South Florida but nearly half of professionals believed they would have to pursue new career opportunities in Silicon Valley and...

Local companies may see boost in biz with Florida’s growing commercial space industry

David Nesbitt recalls a time when his composites manufacturing company had 80 employees and was booming with business from NASA and defense contracts in the early 2000s. “We were highly involved in NASA’s space shuttle...

Sunrise financial technology firm adding new jobs

A partnership between Synechron and The South Florida Accelerator established a goal earlier in the year to create 50 new technology jobs in South Florida. Now midway through 2017, the Sunrise financial...

Your next top software developer may be at this tech event

At an upcoming tech event, gaming is serious business and it may be the path that leads a business owner to finding his or her next software developer. Orlando is participating in...

South Florida IT community transient, survey says

South Florida’s information technology professionals have a wandering eye, a recent survey indicates. More than 125 region IT employees and 37 employers were surveyed online as part of the upcoming ITPalooza tech...

Enterprise Florida releases economic development results for 2014-15

Enterprise Florida on Aug. 20 released updates on economic development efforts in its 2014-15 fiscal year, which included the creation of more than 33,0000 total jobs and $2.74 billion in capital investment...

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...

House workforce panel ponders ‘dark side of innovation’

A Florida House committee looked into the future, as a panel discussed potential downsides of automation and artificial intelligence. The House Workforce Development & Tourism Subcommittee heard Wednesday...

Boat charter company Yachtico moves global headquarters to Boca Raton

German company that offers online bookings for yacht charters is moving its global headquarters to Boca Raton and plans to employ 50 people there within two years. Yachtico, which started in 2011...
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