Monday, September 16, 2019

Tech startup secures naming rights to downtown St. Pete office tower

A new sign will be emblazoned on the St. Petersburg skyline in the coming weeks — one that a local technology CEO says will provide credibility for not only his company,...

3 things to know before you go to OrlandoiX

Orlando's first digital festival modeled after the popular Austin, Texas-based South By Southwest interactive event is less than a month away, and it's shaping up to be something that local business...

Here’s what it may cost to bring Google Fiber to Orlando

If Orlando wants Google's much sought after ultra-fast Internet connectivity, it's going to cost us — big time. "Fiber cost about $15 a foot. laying down 4 miles of it would be costly for...

Entrepreneurial institute explores starting South Florida chapter

The Founder Institute, a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur training and start-up company program, is exploring the feasibility of launching a chapter and program in the Boca Raton-Fort Lauderdale area. "South Florida is quickly...

Magic Leap files 97 patent applications in August

Magic Leap, the secretive Dania Beach-based company developing “mixed reality,” filed 97 new patent applications between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27,  including one for a contact lens. The company, which raised more than half a...

Why this Orlando tech firm may move to Silicon Valley

Orlando entrepreneur Darren Wendroff has created essentially an Uber-like service for caregivers, and while it has gained some popularity throughout Florida by helping more than 700 families find caregivers, getting funding for he company hasn't...

UF receives $706.8 million in funding this fiscal year

Research on new technology for prosthetics, eliminating citrus greening and curing hepatitis C is in the works thanks to the record amount of research funding UF received in the 2015 fiscal...

26 speakers planned for Orlando’s Florida Simulation Summit

Orlando is on a mission to prove there's much more to the area than just roller coasters, Mickey Mouse and water parks. Hopefully, a September event will prove that. Orange County Mayor Teresa...

Ditching the suit and fighting vampires: 8 takeaways from OBJ’s biz of tech event

Harry Ellis warned a room full of local business leaders and entrepreneurs that they must protect themselves from vampires — sort of. "When it comes to data breaches, I take the vampire approach,"...

Second citywide techie convention expects bigger crowd

“Ride the wave” seems a fitting theme for the second annual Tech Coast Conference. Over the last couple of years, the innovation and technology community in Jacksonville has matured and coalesced,...
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