Monday's Afternoon Update
What you need to know about Florida today
Gov. Scott will use speech to stress tax cuts
Gov. Rick Scott will kick off the 2014 legislative session by asking legislators to approve his tax cut package and by asking to keep tuition rates low. Scott's State of the State speech Tuesday will be one of the highlights of the opening day of the 60-day session. More at the AP.
» For campaigning Gov. Scott, a balancing act
How to get your audience to discover your content
Content is an interesting word. Most of us hear it and think about the creation and sharing of information used to acquire customers. It comes in all forms. Video, brochures, ebooks, blog posts, printed how-to guides, infographics, case studies, articles, and many more. Read Ron Stein's full column.
Your favorite store may be tracking you while you shop
Signals emitted by your smartphone leave a digital trail that retailers can follow to find out how long you lingered in front of a sales rack or languished in a checkout line. A growing number of mobile analytics companies use the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi beacons broadcast by smartphones to help retailers monitor customers’ movements. More from McClatchy.
Hiring people with disabilities
There are roughly 54 million people in our country with disabilities of all types, and surveys show the rate of unemployment for this group is twice that of the overall workforce. However the true number is even higher than these statistics show, as many get so discouraged they quit looking. Read more from Jerry Osteryoung.
Darden Restaurants: Another tough quarter
Darden Restaurants warned investors this morning of another disappointing quarter, saying it expects profit to drop 20 percent. Darden expects earnings per share of 82 cents its third quarter that ended last month. Analysts had been expecting 93 cents. More at the Orlando Sentinel.
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