Tech

New College Students, Faculty Participate in Student Coding Event

New College of Florida students and faculty are helping students at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus learn computer programming skills.

11/29/2016 By staff

Tech

Facebook Announces Changes to Its 'Ethnic Affinity' Marketing System

Responding to criticism that its "ethnic affinity" marketing options for advertisers could lead to discrimination, Facebook last week announced that it is changing its advertising system.

11/15/2016 By staff

Tech

New Downtown Coworking Space Opens

The communications firm MagnifyGood recently worked with UTC Venture Group to open CoworkSRQ, a shared workspace.

11/14/2016 By staff

New hires

Workforce Development Group Names New Director of Education

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Chris Laney as its new director of education and community investment.

11/08/2016 Research by staff

Marketing

PR Association to Hear Presentation on How to Handle Viral Videos

Ben Tobias, creator of a viral Gainesville Police Department video that featured an officer playing basketball with kids, will deliver a presentation titled "You Went Viral! Now What Do You Do?" on Nov. 16.

11/07/2016 Research by staff

Design

Sarasota 23-Year-Old Wins 'Young Entrepreneur Award'

Nick O’Donnell, a member of Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab since 2015, recently won the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Business Development Leader Joins International Investment Organizations

Sara Hand, the CEO of Bradenton's Spark Growth, recently joined Scaale Group and Cross Border Angels & Investors as a regional development partner.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Tech

All Sarasota Buses Now Equipped with Wi-Fi

Sarasota County Area Transit today announced that free Wi-Fi is now available on all buses and bus routes.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

Fashion I.Q.

Here's Your November Style Dispatch

This month: '80s fashion makes a comeback, the coolest wireless headphones and a signature holiday cocktail.

10/26/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Made in SRQ

L-3 Aviation Products Manufactures Black Boxes Right Here in Sarasota

The company produces around 5,000 recorders here each year.

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tech

Microsoft Recognizes Amish Furniture Manufacturer for Smart Product Recommendation System

Microsoft earlier this month highlighted DutchCrafters, a Sarasota-based online retailer for handmade Amish furniture, for its use of Recommendations API, Microsoft's product recommendation software.

10/24/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Cyber Security Panel Set for Oct. 20

Panelists will discuss cyber attack trends and enterprise risk mitigation strategies, as well as local and national resources available to businesses.

10/12/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Hackathon Begins Friday

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County will present #SRQHacks Oct. 14-16 at New College of Florida.

10/10/2016 Research by staff

Technology

Copy, Print Company Unveils New Name

Sarasota's Laser Rite Document Solutions, a copy, print and document management technology company, recently unveiled a new name: Rite Technology.

10/05/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Medical Visualization Company Acquired By Atlanta Tech Company

Sharecare, a digital health management company, announced Thursday that it is acquiring Sarasota's BioLucid.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Food

First Watch to Introduce New Data, Offers Program

First Watch Restaurants, Inc., based in University Park, is planning to introduce new transaction data capturing and promotion tracking to all of its restaurants.

09/20/2016 Research by staff

Tech Tools

Stay Organized with These 4 Business Apps

Four apps without which our tech writer would be completely lost.

09/08/2016 By Kevin Allen

Technology

Drone Regulations Go Into Effect

New Federal Aviation Authority regulations for drones went into effect Monday.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

Preview

Art Center Sarasota Closes One Season, Announces Another

The visual arts center also celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

08/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Tech

Free Talk on Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and More

Scott Carvin, the founder and CEO of Tampa's SEO Services Expert, will offer a free interactive talk on topics such as search engine optimization, social media marketing and web design.

08/15/2016 Research by staff