Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Amazon says HQ2 call drew 238 bids from across North America

Amazon.com said its call for second headquarters proposals received 238 bids from cities and regions in 54 states and provinces across North America. The Seattle-based internet retailer and cloud computing giant launched...

Want a job with the media tech firm moving into Creative Village? Here’s 3...

A Nashville-based company that is planning to relocate to Orlando and eventually become an anchor tenant at downtown's Creative Village — a $1 billion mixed-use development that also will be home...

Looking for a job? Hiring — and perks — are at local small businesses

If you are looking for a job in South Florida, your options may be growing. And they may even come with perks. Four out of every 10 Miami metro area entrepreneurs plan...

Florida looks to Congress to ensure wireless tech growth

This past summer, several news outlets reported that the number of people seeking unemployment aid had plunged to the lowest point seen in 42 years. This development illustrates the consistent economic...

Citrix to lay off 1,000 workers

A restructuring at Citrix Systems will result in the elimination of 1,000 full-time and contract positions, the Fort Lauderdale-headquartered company announced Tuesday. Citrix will spin off a group of its best-known technology...

FanDuel, Draft Kings merge shortly after layoffs in Maitland

Two online fantasy sports websites, including one with workers in Maitland, have announced they will merge. In a release, officials with DraftKings and FanDuel announced the agreement, which is expected to close next...

Tampa metro gets a report card on its small business climate

An increasing number of small businesses in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area have been able to remain in operation for five years, according to the just-released 2016 Kauffman Index of Main...

Osceola’s NeoCity seeks $500 million development deal with tech giant LG

When Osceola County commissioners approved the master plan for its 500-acre NeoCity tech district, they envisioned a potential 50-year buildout. But a pending $500 million deal...

Orlando software firm creating jobs after $70M investment

An Orlando-based software company is planning to double its workforce within three years, thanks to a recent investment by a Boston equity firm. PlanSource Holdings Inc., which on Aug. 24 announced it received...

French IT company opens U.S.-LatAm office in Venture Hive

The Beacon Council announced that Net Reviews, a France-based IT company opened an office at Venture Hive in downtown Miami to service the U.S. and Latin American markets. Net Reviews created verified-reviews.com, a web solution that enables online retailers...
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