Senior-level hires and promotions in Miami-Dade and Broward for the week of Jan. 20, 2020
ARCHITECTURE At Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, a Coral Gables architecture and planning firm: Igor Reyes has been named president. He was previously vice president. Adolfo Reyna has been … Click to Continue »
Let’s make Florida the epicenter for creative home designs for all lifestyles: Opinion
Today, one in seven families have a child on the autism spectrum and even more families are living with an aging or disabled parent. Those with disabilities and illnesses represent … Click to Continue »
Boeing's new 777X test aircraft taxis hard before first flight
UPDATE: Boeing said Wednesday evening that the 777X first flight has been postponed until Friday because of bad weather.
An Everett aviation enthusiast captured Boeing's 777X test aircraft taxiing hard down a Paine Field runway several times Wednesday prior to the widebody jet's first flight.
Plane spotter Jennifer Schuld, a full-time nurse by profession and recreational airplane spotter, recorded the 777X taxi tests from a spot adjacent to a runway near the Boeing factory.
She shared multiple…
Why Apple dropped plans to encrypt iPhone backups in iCloud
Apple Inc. once planned to encrypt the iCloud backups made by iPhone users but the plan that was quietly dropped after the FBI complained, Reuters reported on Monday.
The news agency interviewed current and former FBI officials and Apple employees who said that, about two years ago, the Cupertino-based tech giant intended to offer users end-to-end encryption for phone data stored on iCloud.
Under that project — called by the codenames Plesio and KeyDrop — Apple would not be able to unlock…
Intel names health industry exec as chairman to replace Andy Bryant
For the first time in seven years, chip giant Intel Corp. has a new chairman of the board.
At its Jan. 15 meeting, the board of the Santa Clara company elected lead independent director Omar Ishrak chairman. He is the chairman and CEO of medical technology company Medtronic and was first named to Intel’s board in March 2017.
Also at the Jan. 15 meeting, the board elected Square, Inc. executive Alyssa Henry to the board. She is seller lead for financial services and hardware company Square and…
Human space launches are one step closer to returning to Central Florida after a successful test launch.
NASA and Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX are targeting second-quarter 2020 for a crewed launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said at a press conference following a safety test of Crew Dragon on Jan. 18. The safety test, which launched from Cape Canaveral, was one of the final milestones SpaceX needed to meet before it could attempt crewed launches.
Cruise to unveil its latest version of autonomous car
Cruise is set to debut the latest version of its autonomous car Tuesday evening, a move expected to bring to life a 2018 image of a vehicle without a steering wheel, pedals or manual controls, Bloomberg reports.
The company declined to provide details, but Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter, suggests it will be an electric, roomy passenger vehicle. The press event will be held in San Francisco.
The debut will move Cruise, majority owned by General Motors, closer to catching up with…
SFISSA January 2020 Meeting – Nova University, Thursday, January 16 6PM
SFISSA’s January meeting will be on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Nova University, Davie, FL. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 8PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Register on our Meetup Page
SFISSA 2019 Holiday Party, Sponsored by Arctic Wolf!
It’s that time of year again! All SFISSA members, please join us at the 2019 SFISSA Holiday Party being hosted December 12th, 2019 at 6PM at Dave and Busters Hollywood, sponsored by Arctic Wolf. (If anyone is available to get there a little early to stake out our usual spot by the back of the […]
SFISSA November 2019 Meeting – Nova University, Thursday November 21st 6PM
SFISSA’s October meeting will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Nova University, Davie, FL. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 8PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Register on our Meetup Page Beer & Wings after @ Ye Olde Falcon Pub Please join us for our November Meeting. Two technical talks followed […]
SFISSA October 2019 Meeting – Lynn University, Thursday October 17th 6PM
SFISSA’s October meeting will be on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Lynn University, Boca Raton. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 8PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Two CPE’s for ISSA Members Register on our Meetup Page Beer & Wings after @ Irishman Irish Pub
SFISSA September 2019 Meeting – Florida Atlantic University, Thursday September 19th 6PM
SFISSA’s September meeting will be on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 8PM, followed by their usual networking hour. This month is our joint meeting with the South Florida OWASP Chapter Two CPE’s for ISSA Members Register on our Meetup Page Beer & […]
Phoenix halts rail-hailing fee hike at airport until ruling
The city has decided not to move ahead with higher fees for ride-hailing companies at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport until the Arizona Supreme Court rules on a petition challenging … Click to Continue »
UN chief urges action to end Syria conflict, support rights
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a very strong appeal” Wednesday for a political solution to Syria’s nearly nine-year conflict, and he called for a global “push-back against the push-back” on ensuring … Click to Continue »
Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather
For three years running, California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, though, that hasn't spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extreme-weather disasters associated with … Click to Continue »
Text of South Carolina governor’s State of the State address
The text of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's 2020 State of the State address as prepared. ___ Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, … Click to Continue »
Walz announces $23M for expanding rural broadband statewide
Minnesota is awarding more than $23 million in grants to 30 projects throughout the state to help bring high-quality broadband access to underserved and unserved parts of the state, Gov. … Click to Continue »
Netflix holds its own in the streaming wars - for now
Netflix is holding its ground in the streaming wars, passing its first big test since Apple and Disney launched rival services. The company added 8.8 million worldwide subscribers during its … Click to Continue »
Boeing doesn’t expect Max jet to be cleared until summer
Boeing said Tuesday that it doesn’t expect federal regulators to approve its changes to the grounded 737 Max until this summer, several months longer than the company was saying just … Click to Continue »
Police could be helped by virtual counselors in crisis calls
A shortage of mental health professionals in South Dakota, especially in rural areas, could be addressed by having trained counselors remotely assist police officers using readily available technology, lawmakers said … Click to Continue »