Thursday, June 20, 2019

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...

Small tech firms to meet with larger ones

For the second year, an Orlando entrepreneur is hoping to boost small companies by introducing them to larger ones that might be able to use their services. Florida TechMatch, which debuted last...

Old faces with new toys: Orlando-area attraction firms line up latest tech, add-ons for...

Orlando’s attractions industry is working on revolutionizing theme parks and amusement parks. More than 50 Central Florida firms attended the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo in Orlando, where they pulled...

Magic Leap loses top executive

A top executive at Magic Leap has stepped down. Brian Wallace, a tech-world veteran with previous positions at Google, Samsung and Blackberry, left his position as chief marketing officer, before the augmented software developer...

Will Magic Leap become the next Theranos?

I don’t know what gives me the authority to write about Magic Leap, technology’s hottest startup, except experience. But my experience tells me there’s something wrong with Magic Leap. And it’s...

Exclusive: How this Orlando software firm landed venture capital and thousands of clients

BlurtBox, a local data analytics software firm, may be called a startup due to its size, but its client and user numbers say otherwise. The CEO of BlurtBox, a mobile app that...

Two Florida companies win Venture Tech Showcase

Fourteen companies were selected to participate in the VentureTech Showcase — an event hosted by Florida Venture Forum and Space Florida — and only one of them were from North Florida: OnPay...

Solodev helps sites handle traffic surges

Partially because of the aftermath of the June 12 Pulse shootings that left 49 people dead in Orlando, website traffic for the blood donation group OneBlood more than tripled from May to...
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