Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of March 25, 2019
THE ARTS Kal Gajraj has been promoted to chief marketing officer at Florida Grand Opera. He was previously director of marketing and communications at FGO. BANKS At U.S. Century Bank, … Click to Continue »
Buying a company? Due diligence is needed — and it’s a balancing act
In 2011, Hewlett-Packard acquired a company called Autonomy for over $11 billion. Unfortunately, after the acquisition, HP found out that Autonomy’s management had committed fraud. For years, prosecutors alleged, Autonomy … Click to Continue »
South Florida condo developer inventory is winding down. Here are facts you should know
Over the past quarter century, South Florida’s skyline has been transformed — from distinctive architecture brought to us by world-class starchitects, to Swire Properties’ “city within a city” concepts and … Click to Continue »
Buy low and sell high. For hundreds of years, investors have sought to maximize their potential returns by following some variation of this strategy. Unfortunately, no one knows when stocks, … Click to Continue »
Pinterest files IPO plans with eye towards April launch
Pinterest is the latest unicorn to pursue an IPO, filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue stock.
The San Francisco-based social media darling will be able to begin its roadshow with investors as early as 15 days from today. The company plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker PINS. The company is aiming to begin trading sometime in April, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The social media company appears bullish on its future prospects. It recently…
High-tech startup UbiQD drew praise from innovators, investors and others at the 11th annual SXSW Pitch, part of South by Southwest, an event in Austin, Texas, featuring film, music festivals and media and technology conferences.
The Los Alamos-based startup, founded in 2014, took the top spot earlier this month in the two-day pitch contest's Hyper-Connected Communities category, one of 10 groups in which over 50 startups attempted to explain their innovative solutions. The startup won $4,000 in…
Massport weighs higher fees, big changes to Uber, Lyft spots at Logan
Massachusetts Port Authority officials are weighing a plan that would significantly change the flow of rideshare vehicles to and from Logan International Airport and would implement higher fees on the services.
August 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Aug 16, 2018, 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL 30 Members Attending Please join us for our August 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova Southeastern University, in the Carl De Santis Building, Rm 3033. Networking […]
July 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Jul 19, 2018, 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL 6 Members Attending Please join us for our July 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova.Details to come soon. Check out this Meetup →
June 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Jun 21, 2018, 6:00 PM Florida International University, University Park, FLFlorida International University, University Park, FL University Park, Fl 30 Members Attending Please join us for our June 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at FIU, in te Graham Center rm CC204. Details […]
Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock. It follows a similar filing with securities … Click to Continue »
Florida man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is
A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida's reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the … Click to Continue »
Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims
The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud … Click to Continue »
Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread
Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks and sent bond yields sharply lower, flashing a possible … Click to Continue »
Cummings concerned about Jared, Ivanka private emails, texts
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, did not preserve all of her official emails as required by federal law, and her husband, Jared Kushner, used … Click to Continue »
Technology companies powered a broad rally for U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak. Retailers and industrial companies also notched solid gains, which offset losses in financial stocks. … Click to Continue »