Is the decline in truth, accountability in Washington lowering standards for ethics in middle-market businesses?
As the definition of truthfulness and the standards for personal accountability continue to decline in our nation’s capital, and many do not seem to care, are similar patterns trickling into … Click to Continue »
How these homegrown restaurants are bringing a Miami taste to the world
Mix together long and erratic hours, increasing rents, high employee turnover, products that expire and revenues subject to finicky consumer tastes and what do you get? The restaurant business, of … Click to Continue »
Fusion Alliance brings technical skills, new ideas to Buckeye Ranch to create its largest fundraiser
When Fusion Alliance started working with Buckeye Ranch, the goal was to provide financial support for the nonprofit that provides emotional, behavioral and mental health services for children and their families. But employees were so moved by the mission that they quickly decided they wanted to do more.
Tech company once lauded for growth shutters Tampa office suddenly, leaves over 100 without jobs
Health care technology firm CareSync closed its doors on Thursday despite previously announced plans to hire 350 people by the end of 2017 and expand its Tampa headquarters.
A manager with the company, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told the Tampa Bay Business Journal that there had been several rounds of layoffs in recent weeks, but that a plan to sell the company gave remaining employees hope their jobs would remain intact. The employee said a deal fell through and the company had…
Tinder's parent company has scooped up yet another dating app.
After failing to woo Whitney Wolfe's Bumble app, Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) — owned by New York-based IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) — decided to pick up a majority stake in Hinge.
The company announced Wednesday that it acquired a 51 percent chunk. Like IAC/InterActive, Hinge is also headquartered in New York City.
The startup's CEO, Justin McLeod, confirmed the deal:
As part of the transaction, Match Group has the…
Why Marrone Bio is sponsoring a cannabis-growing competition
Davis biological pest management company Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. is co-sponsoring The Grow-Off, a cannabis-growing competition in Colorado.
The Grow-Off launched in 2016. It has focused on recreational and medical strains.
The current Grow-Off, which will harvest in August, is focused on recreational marijuana, said Jake Browne, co-founder of the competition and former Denver Post pot critic.
For Marrone Bio (Nasdaq: MBII), the Grow-Off competition is a good way to get its name in front…
PayPal snaps up startup that handles gig economy payouts in $400 million deal
San Jose-based digital payments juggernaut PayPal Holdings continued its shopping spree this week, buying Canadian payments company Hyperwallet for $400 million.
PayPal shares traded flat at the opening bell today on the news. The deal comes just one month after PayPal’s $2.2 billion acquisition of Swedish payments company iZettle.
Hyperwallet launched in 2000, and eventually specialized in making gig economy-style payouts — think fares to drivers on a ridesharing network, or homeowners on…
Facebook backs program to provide Chicagoans with digital skills
Social media giant Facebook announced Wednesday that it’s collaborating with the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and City Colleges of Chicago to launch training programs that will help Chicagoans develop more digital skills.
Working with the CCWP, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has committed to funding 50 scholarships for students to participate in coding boot camps offered by the Chicago Codes initiative. Additionally, Facebook is working with City Colleges to expand its digital marketing curriculum…
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 […]
May 2018 Monthly Meetup @ Campus Mgmt. in Boca Raton
May 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:00 PM Campus Management Corporation5201 Congress Avenue Boca Raton, fl 23 Members Attending Please join us for our May 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Campus Management Corporation, near FAU (address: 5201 Congress Ave, #220A, Boca Raton, FL 33487), […]
April 2018 Monthly Meetup is THIS THURSDAY @ Nova SE Univ.
April 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Apr 19, 2018, 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL 25 Members Attending Please join us for our April 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova, and will follow at Falcon Pub. Speaker 1:Todd Berger, Sr. Director […]
February Monthly Meetup is at Palm Beach State College – THIS THURSDAY !!!
February 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, 6:00 PM Palm Beach State College4200 South Congress Avenue Lake Worth, FL 10 Members Attending Please join us for our February 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Palm Beach State College.Details to come soon. Check out this Meetup → […]
Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of … Click to Continue »
Deal may keep internet privacy measure off California ballot
Backers of an internet privacy initiative say they will keep their measure off California's November ballot if lawmakers pass a comparable consumer data protection bill next week. Supporters of the … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff … Click to Continue »
Xiaomi: A Chinese startup out to challenge Google, Amazon
Xiaomi, a Chinese startup that helped pioneer the trend toward ultra-low-priced smartphones, is preparing for what would be the biggest initial public offering since e-commerce giant Alibaba's in 2014. The … Click to Continue »
Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying US-China tension
Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week … Click to Continue »
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube
Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones. The … Click to Continue »
Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down
California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing Wednesday, leading the author to … Click to Continue »