July 23, 2021

Technology/Innovation

FIU aims to fill thousands of cyber-security vacancies through apprenticeship program

With a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida International University has launched an apprenticeship program in cyber-security. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

The one big threat when it comes to cyber-security has nothing to do with software

Though malicious software gets most of the attention when it comes to computer security, the biggest cyber-security threat right now is a hardware problem, says Mark Tehranipoor, director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS). Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Miami entrepreneur Evan Leaphart wants to teach kids about credit scores and finance — with a bigger mission in mind

Kiddie Kredit is a chore-tracking app that teaches children about credit. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

4G Recycling advises companies on reducing waste and moves materials from producers of scrap to warehouses and buyers

Brothers and millennials Brent and Zachary Kirstein introduced an online bidding tool to help businesses recycle more effectively by getting the most for their recyclables... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Daytona Beach startup Modularity Space hoping to redefine satellite industry

During Scott Weintraub's first semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a few years back, a professor put a picture of space debris on the board. The image struck a nerve. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

FAMU-FSU University researcher received $1.4-million federal grant to study how bacteria can remove carcinogens from groundwater

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant calls for Youneng Tang to collaborate with researchers at Texas Tech University. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Top cyber-security trends COVID has brought to the forefront

The pandemic accelerated a number of IT trends — including issues for companies in securing their information, says Jorge Rey, chief information security officer for Kaufman Rossin, a CPA and advisory firm. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

UWF to lead coalition charged with filling critical shortage of cyber-security jobs

The U.S. National Security Agency awarded the University of West Florida a $6-million grant to lead 10 national institutions to develop strategies to address the critical national shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Cyber-security job security for engineers in Florida

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland plans to offer the state's first bachelor's degree in cyber-security engineering starting this fall. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Florida Poly again spurns national trends with new application surge

Defying national trends in higher education, Florida Polytechnic University is enjoying a significant increase in... Read more »
Published on 6/8/2021

Education and Career Accessibility – A Blend of Technology and Thoughtful Support

Technology is not about replacing the human experience. It is about making the human experience more accessible to all. Read more »
Published on 6/4/2021

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital performs first living donor liver transplant

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital has performed its first living donor liver transplant, in which a daughter donated a portion of her liver to her mother who had been battling complicated liver disease for several years. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Duke Energy urges customers to prepare for hurricane season

Company is strengthening electric infrastructure to reduce outages and improve resiliency. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Elite DNA Therapy Services expands mental health services across Florida

Elite DNA Therapy Services is opening seven new locations and expanding virtual care to help address the shortage of mental health services in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2021

Thermaband focuses on hot flash help

Technology-driven solution to hot flashes for menopausal women, chemotherapy patients and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Duval County non-profits join forces to find successful arts programs

Modeled after an art map in Chicago developed by Ingenuity, the interactive Landscape of Education in the Arts in Duval... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Chinese government calls paying U.S. researchers ‘talent recruitment' but is it intellectual espionage?

Several researchers in Florida have handed over work funded by American taxpayers. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Climate First Bank plans to supercharge solar loan products

After selling the first bank he started in 2006, Ken LaRoe and his wife bought a small motor home and traveled across country... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Full Sail & Orlando Health collaborate on e-sports health research and care

Full Sail University opened the largest e-sports arena in the country, now a partnership with Orlando Health brings care to "the Fortress." Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

EMILY devices transport flotation devices to struggling swimmers

Panama City Beach lifeguards will get some extra help this summer. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Brick Street Farms grows hydroponic lettuces in converted shipping containers

Shannon O'Malley says it was easy to tend a vegetable garden in Pittsburgh, where she grew up... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

TGH and USF Health team offer minimally invasive alternative for surgical treatment of uterine fibroids

The Acessa procedure is a minimally invasive treatment alternative to hysterectomy for women who have symptomatic fibroids Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

A1 Medical Imaging to Be Part of AI Software Development for Medical Diagnostic Imaging Industry

Marilyn Radakovic, RN, Chief Operating Officer at A1 Medical Imaging, is excited to announce the company will become an integral part in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) software products for the Medical Diagnostic Imaging Industry. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Science Launching to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 26, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

An Update on Self-Driving Technology

While a future of autonomous vehicles that pick up passengers in their driveways for the commute to work or a night on the town is years away... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

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