Friday, January 24, 2020

NeoCity is targeting these major tech firms as tenants, clients

NeoCity wants to lure some of the world’s biggest names in electronics to bring facilities and work to the fledgling Kissimmee tech district.  An Oceola County document...

Otronicon headliner helps video game firms avoid offensive content

The mobile video game Angry Birds had a simple premise: use cartoon birds as projectiles to destroy a group of cartoon swine invaders to defend your nest.

Lockheed Martin to give scholarships to students pursuing trade skills

Lockheed Martin will administer two scholarship programs aimed at boosting the technology workforce, including a new effort that will provide aid to high school and college students pursuing vocational...

Startup tech firm Yac raises $1.5M after finding investors on Twitter

Orlando-based Yac closed a $1.5 million venture capital funding round in December for its platform meant to ease communication among remote employees, co-founder and CEO Justin Mitchell told Orlando Business Journal. Yac is...

Architecture firm RLF draws up $100M defense deal

Orlando architecture firm Rogers, Lovelock & Fritz Inc. won a $100 million U.S. Army contract. The company will provide architecture and engineering design services for the Army Corps of...

The case for space: 3 ways the newest U.S. military branch may impact Central...

Changes are barreling toward Florida’s Space Coast like a rocket through the sky. The U.S. Space Force became the sixth branch of the U.S. military on...

Boeing’s Starliner returns to Central Florida. Here’s why that’s important

Welcome back, Starliner.  The spacecraft built by Chicago-based The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has returned to Kennedy Space Center for the first time after it blasted...

County approves funding, housing for NeoCity development

NeoCity has a long way to go before it’s a cutting-edge tech district, but Osceola County is taking steps to push forward the district’s development.  The Osceola...

Here’s what Orlando sim firms have on the radar for 2020

Members of Orlando’s modeling, simulation and training community can’t simulate what 2020 will look like, but they can take a guess.  Modeling, simulation and training, also...

KPMG unveils $450M, high-tech Lake Nona training center with 800 ‘hotel’ rooms

The global professional services giant KPMG has long held employee training on its audit, tax and advisory services for its 35,000 U.S. employees in makeshift locations.
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