His family sold chickens; he drove a tractor. It’s all in this Miami leader’s memoir
South Floridians know David Lawrence Jr. from his decade as a publisher of the Miami Herald in the 1990s and, since then, his tireless advocacy for early childhood education. Recently, … Click to Continue »
Despite delays, Brightline is now on track, says president
After years of planning, lobbying and long delays, the privately funded Brightline express rail system launched service last fall between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale; this year it initiated … Click to Continue »
Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Sept. 17, 2018
HEALTHCARE Matthew Arsenault has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer for Baptist Health South Florida, succeeding Ralph Lawson, who is retiring. Arsenault was most recently corporate vice … Click to Continue »
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Tech exec lists Hamptons-style Medina waterfront estate for $21.5 million
A Medina estate with the coveted Evergreen Point Road address is on the market for $21.5 million.
The owner, a tech executive who is moving to the East Coast for his work, wishes to remain anonymous.
Brokers Tere Foster and Moya Skillman of Team Foster at Compass have the listing. Foster says this Hamptons-style estate and its manse and guest house could well be right out of Architectural Digest.
Built in 2003 and last sold in 2014, it took two years to do an extensive remodel in artistic…
BeWellnm's board of directors voted unanimously Friday for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange to become a state-based exchange, which the organization said will streamline operations and save clients money.
Cheryl Gardner, the insurance exchange's CEO, said beWellnm is currently operating with a federal technology platform, which had a price tag of $5.5 million as of this year, with estimates of reaching $10.9 million by 2019 and $14 million by 2020.
The organization will look at vendors…
What California's new law on internet-connected devices means for Bay Area tech companies
California is poised to become the first state to pass a landmark cybersecurity bill regulating internet-connected devices. While the bill is a step in the right direction, experts said, businesses are concerned the law is too vague.
SB 327, which pointedly focuses on Internet of Things devices like smart home appliances and smart office sensors, was handily passed by both houses of the California state assembly last month, and advocates expect that Gov. Jerry Brown will sign it into law. The bill…
Microsoft Corp. this week paid nearly $73 million for about 332 acres in Leesburg, providing yet another boost to Loudoun County’s status as a hub for the world’s largest tech companies.
The sale between Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Leesburg Commercial LLC, according to public records, covers much of Compass Creek, a planned commercial development of the Peterson Cos. that borders Loudoun and the town of Leesburg. When accounting for Microsoft, and the Walmart and Ion International Training…
Military's advance on Austin likely a boon for businesses
Austin — which celebrates Eeyore’s birthday with a clothing-optional, outdoor party every year — has become ground zero for America’s nascent but robust disruptive national-security industry. This innovative tech town that likes to keep things weird rather than follow protocol will increasingly become an absolute go-to place for the U.S. government, experts predict. From food makers to tech startups, the Army's potential partners are almost limitless.
Facebook stretches southward, signing 2018’s largest Silicon Valley lease
In May, Facebook signed a deal to take more than 1.05 million square feet in the still-under-construction Moffett Towers II development. Prolific San Francisco developer Jay Paul Co. is the mastermind behind the five-building development after building four other tall, glassy office projects in Moffett Park.
IBM's Watson, AI now involved in coaching top players in tennis
Artificial intelligence in sports has largely been used for fan interfaces, such as video highlights curated using crowd noises and player reactions.
Now the U.S. Tennis Association is using AI to assist in identifying and aiding top players. Using IBM’s Watson program, the USTA’s high-performance coaching division since the late summer has been digesting thousands of hours of video footage to create customized training reports for top pros and junior players.
AI, or machine learning, can quickly…
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 […]
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), […]
Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis
Jamez Staples has big dreams of bringing clean energy — and its economic benefits — to his underserved and racially diverse Minneapolis neighborhood. The 39-year-old solar entrepreneur recently bought and … Click to Continue »
Small towns trade farmland for residential development
Driving along Route 47 in Kane County, Illinois, corn and soybean fields are dotted with signs advertising the amenities of burgeoning communities. The billboards boast quality schools, tennis courts and … Click to Continue »
AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year as law enforcement agencies grew increasingly unnerved about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar … Click to Continue »
Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,793.35 and Hong … Click to Continue »
The Latest: NFL’s Panthers donating to help Florence victims
The Latest on Florence (all times local): 9 p.m. The new owner of the NFL's Carolina Panthers has announced an initial package to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts in … Click to Continue »
California watchdog agency bans bitcoin political donations
California's campaign watchdog arm says political donations can't be made with cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to ban such donations. The origin of … Click to Continue »
Prosecutor: No charges on Missouri work with trucking firm
A Missouri prosecutor on Thursday announced he won't press charges related to allegations of conflicts of interest between state agencies and a trucking technology company. Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson … Click to Continue »