University of Florida gifted $100 million, making it the largest gift in its history

University of Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Katherine Welles The University of Florida has announced that it has received a gift of $100 million from the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation. The donation, the biggest from an individual in UF’s history, will be used to advance the University of Florida (UF) Scripps biomedical

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis starts online campaign to move Twitter to Florida

Twitter App with Elon Musk in the Background — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Rokas Tenys JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is not as enthused as the Sunshine State’s chief financial officer to bring Twitter’s headquarters to Florida. After it was first announced that Elon Musk was negotiating to buy the social media platform in

Florida & Texas lead nation in tech job gains, surpassing California

Tech Job — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Indypendenz Tech workers continue to move far away from Silicon Valley as the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes labor markets, workplaces, and the industry, economy, and employers, analysts say. Net tech employment in both Florida and Texas grew twice as fast as it did in California last year.

8 Innovative Car Features carving a Path for the Future

Photo Source/Copyright: Shutterstock via photographer sdecoret It was not long ago that Bluetooth didn’t exist in our everyday vehicles. In fact, there are still vehicles out on the street today that are being driven without Bluetooth capability. Cars were invented with the intent of transporting people and goods from one point to the next without

Broward County Police Departments exploring the use of facial recognition technology to identify criminals

Facial Recognition 3D rendering – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Vikks Technology that once seemed only possible in movies is making its way to Broward County law enforcement departments in an effort to “accurately” identify criminals. However, many residents and critics believe the Pembroke Pines department and other departments across the state could be crossing

Tech-Giant Microsoft partners with Volkswagen to create Self-Driving Car Software

Photo credit: Volkswagen/Microsoft Two unlikely partners have joined forces in hopes of creating an all-new self-driving car software, taking a massive step forward in the future of autonomous driving. Microsoft and the Volkswagen Group announced a partnership that aims to create a dedicated cloud-based platform for cars of the future. The tech and automaker collaboration

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is willing to dig tunnels in one congested Florida city

Elon Musk – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by vasilis asvestas These days, Tesla Inc. founder Elon Musk is seemingly all over the place. A jack of all trades and exchanging podium spots with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as the wealthiest man on the planet, you’d think he’s done enough to warrant a break. Nope. And if

Key West International Airport has enlisted the help of a COVID, germ zapping robot?

UVD Robot testing cleaning protocols. Courtesy: Monroe County BOCC Facebook The Monroe County airport has enlisted the help of a brand new, autonomous, germ zapping, COVID killing machine at its Key West International Airport (EYW). Beginning Friday, the robot cleaner produced by UVD Robots will begin patrolling the airport after hours and will emit ultraviolet

Tampa Bay’s Busch Gardens welcomes Speedy Revamp to storied Wooden Coaster— Meet Iron Gwazi, the fastest and tallest coaster of its kind

Courtesy: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay A video released by Busch Gardens has surfaced showing the all-new additions to the once wood-only rollercoaster at the popular Florida theme park. Gwazi, as it once was called, was a dueling wooden roller coaster with opposing running tracks named Lion and Tiger; the name originated from a fabled creature

‘Safe Spacer’ Florida-based wearable tech company sees spike in sales during the fight against COVID-19

Courtesy: Safe Spacer In a world of evolving technology and the need to adapt to our surrounding issues, new tech plays an essential role in combating and aiding issues worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has allowed scientists, researchers, and developers all over the world to collaborate and create necessary tools that assist in protecting against the