Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Oct. 15, 2018
THE ARTS Yucef Merhi has joined The Wolfsonian–Florida International University as the museum’s curator of digital collections, a new role made possible by a grant from the John S. and … Click to Continue »
Making the transition: Why we joined a national real estate company
After many years of working and operating as independent Miami real estate broker/owners (from two separate offices), we recently decided to join a large national company. For both of us, … Click to Continue »
Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Oct. 1, 2018
BANKS Gonzalo A. Acevedo is the division head for BAC Florida Bank’s personal, digital and commercial banking division. He was previously chairman and managing member of Ace International Capital Ventures. … Click to Continue »
Massive ‘Innovation District’ could change Little Haiti forever. But what would that mean?
Days before the Miami City Commission votes on a billion-dollar real estate project in Little Haiti, the debate around how the development will impact the neighborhood continues to intensify. Proponents … Click to Continue »
What are the consequences of Elon Musk’s SEC criticism?
The settlement included a permanent injunction — sometimes referred to as a “sin no more” order — that raises the stakes for Musk if he violates the primary anti-fraud provisions of the federal securities laws again. But his tweets raise a question: Will Musk be able to avoid violating securities laws in the future?
Reality breaks up a (Saudi) Prince Charming’s media narrative
The rebranding effort around Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia -- which included meeting with Michael Bloomberg, strolling the Google grounds with Sergey Brin, dining with Rupert Murdoch and a lavish dinner that included Jeff Bezos and other top tech CEOs -- also made it easier for United States businesses to tap into the billions the crown prince controlled in the Saudi Public Investment Fund.
Facebook says Russian firms ‘scraped’ data, some for facial recognition
As Facebook is taking a closer look at its own products amid increasing scrutiny and public outcry, it is increasingly finding examples of companies that have been exploiting its global social network for questionable ends.
L3, Harris to merge in deal creating ’sixth prime’ defense giant
Meet the sixth prime — L3 Harris Technologies.
Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) unveiled an all-stock merger of equals Sunday that, if it clears regulatory scrutiny and a Department of Defense review, would create the sixth-largest aerospace and defense prime contractor, behind Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) as the biggest of the behemoths servicing…
This week in Bezos: The return to Amazon HQ2 and minimum wage disputes
We try to keep away, but Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos has a way of pulling us all back in.
We rounded up all the recent, pertinent news chunks about the acclaimed Internet dude that some may call "Lex Luthor, but with a book fetish," soon to be head of the Kalorama Citizens Association or perhaps most likely, "King of the moon."
And I promise to be your unbiased, nonpartisan guide on this Amazon-related journey.
Alexa, let's begin.
Current net worth: $145 billion
Change since last week:…
LaunchKC's 2018 winners include five local startups
LaunchKC's 20 finalists pitched their businesses Friday, vying for a chance to win one of nine grants totaling $500,000. The group included 12 startups in the Kansas City area and range from health tech to real estate tech.
The finalists were selected from a record 586 applicants worldwide.
And now, five Kansas City-area companies are LaunchKC winners.
Atlanta-based AgVoice, which clinched the $100,000 grand prize, offers a mobile voice-interaction service designed for food and agriculture…
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), […]
Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge
Defense contractors Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are combining to form one of the world's largest defense companies. The new company, L3 Harris Technologies Inc., will have annual sales of … Click to Continue »
Eastern Shore educator named Maryland Teacher of the Year
An eighth-grade science, technology, engineering and math teacher from the Eastern Shore has been named Maryland's Teacher of the Year. The Daily Times reports the winner, Richard Warren Jr., has … Click to Continue »
Louisiana considers special recognition for STEM work
Louisiana students who complete specified courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics may soon be able to earn special endorsements on their high school diplomas. Louisiana Board of Elementary and … Click to Continue »
From ‘unknown’ to wealthiest Hispanic-American — and now, he’s moving back to Miami
Ten years ago, the Miami Herald described Marcelo Claure as an “unknown” in his adopted Magic City hometown. The Bolivian-American entrepreneur had already been living in Miami for more than … Click to Continue »
Alaska borough spends $2M on cyberattack recovery efforts
An Alaska borough has spent more than $2 million in recovery efforts after a cyberattack paralyzed its computer systems for weeks, officials said. The attack in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough took … Click to Continue »
Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies now wearing body cameras
Sheriff's deputies in one of Alabama's largest counties are now armed with body cameras. Jefferson County's deputies are now wearing the equipment after nearly a year of testing and evaluating … Click to Continue »
Michigan student hacker shows holes in district’s system
Student hackers have shown vulnerabilities in a Michigan school district's cybersecurity system. The Rochester Community School District recently addressed a hacking incident and recommended students change their passwords, The Detroit … Click to Continue »
Community college wins $1.1M manufacturing training grant
A Mississippi community college has received a $1.1 million grant to start an advanced manufacturing technology program. The Mississippi Community College Board awarded the grant to Meridian Community College, in … Click to Continue »