May 26, 2019
Florida Business News

NOAA predicts ‘near-normal’ 2019 hurricane season — but that’s still a lot of storms

Hurricane experts are predicting a “near-normal” 2019 Atlantic hurricane season with up to 15 named storms. But don’t let “near-normal” lull you into a sense of complacency. One word for Floridians: Michael.

NASA chief says planned lunar landing mission will bring the Space Coast to ‘another level’

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine unveiled a major piece of the agency’s accelerated efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024, highlighting the Space Coast’s future as a central hub for the planned moonshot.

Column: A hack, a phish — and money’s gone from your business. Insurance could’ve reduced risks

Cybercrime is on the rise, and large corporations are not the only target. One form of cybercrime is becoming increasingly common, and it’s having a direct and immediate financial impact on small business owners.

In some states, including Florida, 15% of the population collects Social Security

Last year, 14 states had a population made up of more than 15% retirees. Vermont, Maine and Florida had the highest proportion.

Theme parks have more visitors than ever. It’s no surprise they have long lines, too

In Florida, which gets more theme park visitors than any country in the world or any state in the U.S., 87.5 million people visited its eight biggest parks last year, the largest number on record.

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with 60 Starlink satellites
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with 60 Starlink satellites

SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky, marking a huge leap forward on its mission to put up a megaconstellation that could beam cheap broadband all over the planet.

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