Technology

Court Rules in Favor of FCC Net Neutrality Rules

A D.C. Circuit court ruled Tuesday in favor of the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Rules, commonly known as net neutrality.

06/14/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Communications Company Purchases Old Jeff's Salad Restaurant

Whenever Communications LLC recently purchased the 1,610-square-foot retail building that was formerly Jeff’s Salad Company for $650,000.

06/10/2016 Research by staff

Finance

Credit Union Named Finalist in $100,000 Grant Competition

The Wells Fargo NEXT Seed Capital Award Selection Committee has named Manatee Community Federal Credit Union as a finalist in a competition for a $100,000 grant.

06/07/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Manatee County Mobile Device Company Expands

MTech MDM is expanding its headquarters in the Bradenton area and plans to create 46 new jobs over the next five years.

06/03/2016 Research by staff

Technology

Social Media Advertising Discussion Scheduled for June 21

Kevin McNulty will discuss how social media advertising is different from a regular social media program, the ad types that various social media platforms offer and more.

05/31/2016 Research by staff

Engineering

UF Innovation Station Names First Director

Allen Carlson, the retired CEO of Sun Hydraulics, joined the new UF Innovation Station Sarasota County this week as its regional director.

05/13/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Florida Officials Push Frontier Communications to Improve Service

Attorney General Pam Bondi and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam have received hundreds of complaints about the company.

05/10/2016 Research by staff

Tech

WordPress Conference Comes to USF in July

A free and open-source content management system, WordPress has millions of users worldwide.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Local Entrepreneur Offers Startup Tips in Fortune Article

Joy Randels recently wrote an article for Fortune that includes a number of tips on how to build a startup outside of Silicon Valley.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Events

DaVinci’s Faire, BarCamp Event Features Inventors, Robots and More

The event includes an 'unConference' with a large range of speakers who sign up on the fly, plus a fair that showcases makers, inventors, gamers, robots, drones and more.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Education

Hub's Summer Boot-Camp Begins June 1

Hub will offer a series of classes, workshops and panels for Sarasota startups and entrepreneurs that are interested in starting or growing a business

04/20/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Health Care Tech Company Names New Chairman, CEO

Sarasota's Voalte announced Monday that it has appointed Adam McMullin as chairman and chief executive officer.

04/19/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Go Puck Develops Mounts for GoPro Cameras

The mounts enhance GoPro usability and potential by providing as many as seven charges or powering up to four cameras at a time.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Innovator

IndyCar Racer Blake Fuller Develops Rechargeable Battery System

Go Puck Power is a lightweight, portable way to charge phones and tablets on the go.

04/18/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Events

Social Media Strategies for Businesses Discussed April 19

The Suncoast Technology Forum lunch runs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Polo Grill and Bar,

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Sarasota Entrepreneurs Create New Social Media Management Tool

SocialMobe.com is intended to be an all-in-one solution to help local businesses stand out on social media.

04/11/2016 Research by staff

Moves

Supplement Manufacturer Relocates to Manatee County

Natural Immunogenics' new facility expands the company’s footprint nearly three times, from 11,000 to 32,000 square feet.

04/11/2016 Research by staff

Technology

Presentation Focuses on 'Open-Source Sales'

Raymmar Tirado will discuss sales and marketing, the ethics of sales, the future of "social selling" and more on Tuesday, April 26.

04/01/2016 Research by staff

Making It Real

Ringling College Collaboratory Offers Students Professional Experience

In late 2014 the college formalized its commitment to providing every student on campus with professional experience.

03/15/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

You Do What?

Gene Payson Customizes Drones With His Troy Built Models

The Sarasota-based company customizes drones for commercial applications.

03/14/2016 By Ilene Denton