First Aid

Mote and FIU Are Trying to Help Manatees Exposed to Toxic Red Tide

If successful, the treatment could be used to aid dolphins, turtles and birds, too.

09/06/2018 By Megan McDonald

Energy

'National Drive Electric Week' Starts Sept. 8

Sarasota County's sustainability office is celebrating National Drive Electric Week with events on Saturday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 15.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Advertising Technology Company Wins Global Award

Sarasota's Revcontent recently won the “Best Overall AdTech Solution” award from MarTech Breakthrough.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Technology

City Installs New Digital Kiosk on Main Street

The City of Sarasota recently installed a digital kiosk that allows users to browse local amenities and helps them find their way around.

08/10/2018 By Staff

New hires

Tech Firm Names New CEO

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc. recently appointed company co-founder Roger Branton as chief executive officer.

07/26/2018 By Staff

Technology

Workshop Covers Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

Nick Choat, a small business owner and a business mentor with Manasota SCORE, is offering a tutorial on Tuesday, July 10.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Female Factor

Giti Javidi Wants to Bridge the Gender Gap in STEM Fields

"My ultimate goal is that all of us in these fields can change the future for girls. Tell them they belong, you fit in, you have a place here.”

06/27/2018 By Susan Burns

Environment

New Mote Study Tests Possibility of Mitigating Red Tide

Researchers are launching a new study to test whether filter-feeding animals and seaweeds can mitigate the effects of Florida red tide.

06/26/2018 By Staff

Shark Tale

Mote Locates Five Whale Sharks in Southwest Florida Waters

All five of the polka-dotted gentle giants were found offshore of Longboat Key and New Pass.

06/20/2018 By Megan McDonald

Deals

Private Equity Firm Buys Nebraska Telecommunications Company

Sarasota's Grain Management is acquiring Great Plains Communications.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Technology

Digital Marketing Summit Takes Place Next Wednesday

Experts from Google, Constant Contact and Market Momentum are participating in the Manasota SCORE event.

06/14/2018 By Staff

A Whale of a Tale

Group of Whale Sharks Spotted Off Anna Maria Island

See one? Call Mote Marine Laboratory ASAP.

06/07/2018 By Megan McDonald

Made in Manatee

General Pneumatics Airplane Escape Systems are Made in Manatee County

General Pneumatics’ products open emergency slides and rafts.

05/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Technology

Web Design Firm Opens New Sarasota Office

The St. Louis company Engage recently opened a second office in Sarasota and hired two new staff members.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Technology

Digital Marketing Workshop Takes Place May 22

Manasota SCORE mentor Nick Choat will offer a guide to digital marketing for small businesses at Manatee Technical College.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Education

Grant Used to Encourage High School Girls to Pursue Tech Careers

University of South Florida professors recently received a grant to create summer workshops for ninth and 10th grade girls.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Technology

Online Advertising Company Joins Coalition for Better Ads

The Sarasota company Revcontent recently joined the Coalition for Better Ads as a board member.

05/02/2018 By Staff

What I've Learned

What Rodney Linford Has Learned

A physicist’s equation for thriving in retirement.

04/26/2018 By David Hackett

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Science

Ocean Acidification May Harm Stone Crab Population

New Mote research finds that widespread ocean acidification caused by climate change could damage Florida's stone crab population and industry.

04/13/2018 By Staff