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May 27, 2017

Technology/Innovation

SpeedETab Receives Majority Stake Investment From Paymentez

Partnership Will Expand Reach of Mobile Ordering and Payment App as Paymentez Enters US Market Read more »
Published on 5/19/2017

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams

Fraudsters tricked consumers into thinking their computers were infected, then charged them hundreds of dollars for removal of non-existent viruses, malware Read more »
Published on 5/17/2017

Florida's Training Grants: Helping Small Businesses Advance

Employees of Hilomast have been helped by CareerSource Florida's Incumbent Worker Training Program. The program provides grants to Florida companies for educating and training full-time employees. Read more »
Published on 5/8/2017

ITelagen® Announces New Office Space in Sarasota, Florida

ITelagen embraces the old dot-com days to breathe new life and excitement into the workforce of Sarasota. Read more »
Published on 5/2/2017

Watch World's First Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world's first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch. Read more »
Published on 4/17/2017

Florida Technology Industry Added Nearly 9,600 Jobs in 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida's technology industry employment grew by an estimated 3.1 percent in 2016 as employers added nearly 9,600 new jobs, according to Cyberstates 2017™, the definitive annual analysis... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2017

Tech Data Announces Chairmanship Transition

Steve Raymund to Retire from Board of Directors; Bob Dutkowsky to be Named Chairman Read more »
Published on 3/31/2017

Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

University President, First Lady hold 15 joint patents Read more »
Published on 3/24/2017

Amgen to open Capability Center in Tampa

Leading global biotechnology company expects to create 450 new jobs and invest $25 million by the end of 2018. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2017

B/E Aerospace stockholders approve merger with Rockwell Collins

B/E Aerospace, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products, announced that B/E Aerospace stockholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

Increasing Florida's high-tech footprint beneficial to state economy

The Bluffs, an industrial area being developed in Pensacola, was used as a case sample to project jobs created by increasing manufacturing. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2017

Tech Mahindra to acquire US-based healthcare IT services & consulting firm

Move to strengthen position in healthcare provider space and give access to marquee customers and healthcare consultants. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2017

FPL announces sites selected for eight new solar power plants

Florida Power & Light Company today announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2017

SpaceX to send privately crewed Dragon spacecraft beyond the moon next year

From SpaceX: We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year." Read more »
Published on 2/28/2017

Tech Data completes acquisition of Avnet's Technology Solutions business

Creates premier global IT distributor with the most diverse end-to-end solutions from the data center to the living room -- Also, Tech Data announces corporate and regional leadership of combined company Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Lockheed Martin Announces Multi-Year Plan to Relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Other U.S. Facilities

Company plans to move 650 positions by 2024 to co-locate key skills and infrastructure Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Florida Tech science cargo headed to Space Station

SpaceX CRS-10 mission carrying charge injection device from FIT Read more »
Published on 2/23/2017

Aerospace manufacturing company, 170 highly skilled jobs, coming to Bay County

The St. Joe Company and the Bay Economic Development Alliance welcome GKN Aerospace to Venture Crossings Enterprise Centre Read more »
Published on 2/15/2017

SpaceX to hit fastest launch pace with new Florida site

Space Exploration Technologies Corp, better known as SpaceX, plans to launch its Falcon 9 rockets every two to three weeks, its fastest rate since starting launches in 2010, once a new launch pad is put into service in Florida next week, the company's president told Reuters on Monday. Read more »
Published on 2/7/2017

Last Look Before Lift-Off: SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Encapsulated for Launch

The Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS missile warning satellite was enclosed in its protective launch vehicle fairing for Jan. 19 launch Read more »
Published on 1/12/2017

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