Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tech startups, space take off on hopeful year for Central Florida

A tech startup scene that has a new leader and a space industry with new facilities set to open this year will mean Central Florida's tech landscape should be significantly changed...

Osceola high-tech center plans new branding, name

109,000-square-foot sensor-research plant coming up in the Kissimmee area intends to head off some confusion about its name. Leaders at the facility, referred to alternately as the International Consortium of Advanced Manufacturing...

Tech events may be key for Orlando firms to find fresh talent

Finding top talent is a challenge for large companies, especially in the technology field. That’s because experienced workers are being hired so quickly due to IT demand and software development specialists...

Carnival Cruise Lines wearable device had help from Orlando tech

If you have a Carnival cruise planned for late this year, be prepared for a new wearable device that can automatically open your cabin door, pay for merchandise or get food...

Unicorn startup bulks up creative efforts with new executive

"Unicorn" startup JetSmarter (valued at over $1 billion) has hired advertising veteran Matthew Atkatz as VP, executive creative director. Atkatz previously worked in creative functions, from advertising and marketing, at established agencies such as 72andSunny, Wieden...

Meetup-palooza: Orlando’s tech community to see more events in 2017

Orlando entrepreneurs and CEOs may run out of excuses not to attend a tech event in 2017, because there will be a lot more to choose from that aim to reinvigorate...

The Right Stuff: What to expect in high-tech this year

Each January I join other pundits in predicting the future of technology for the coming year. My track record is mixed, but it’s always fun to do. This year, I thought I’d...

The year in business: my top picks among many for best local stories in...

South Florida was spared Hurricane Matthew’s wrath, but Zika season never seemed to end. Meanwhile, another year in South Florida business brought other sea changes, including international cooperation (Cuba) and corruption...

Trends for 2017: Marketing automation, video, flexibility

Before you know it, the New Year’s Eve ball will drop, and we’ll be welcoming in next year. But after the glittery confetti is swept up, it’s back to business with...

Lake Mary measurement tech firm heading into AR

It appears a Lake Mary tech company could be making its way into augmented reality. Faro Technologies, which builds technology that enables 3D-based measurements, announced the acquisition of MWF-Technology GmbH. Read more...
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