| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
The contract increase – one of the largest...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Nearly 1 million Floridians enrolled in insurance through the Affordable Care Act can expect refunds averaging $65 because of a part of the law that requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of their money paying for health care, the U.S....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Lifted by a series of high-tech deals — from satellite technology to classified military systems — Harris Corp. posted a higher quarterly profit and level revenue on Tuesday, meeting the consensus Wall Street forecast for its fourth quarter....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Citing lower sales to the U.S. government, Melbourne-based Harris Corp. posted lower quarterly revenue and profit Tuesday, generating mixed results for Wall Street.
The electronics and communications company earned $137 million, or $1.27 a share, in its...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida held a record-breaking auction during its annual Celebrate the Children event on Friday at the Orlando Marriott World Center.
The event, which funds a big part of the clubs' operating expenses for the year,...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Central Florida's largest high-tech players — Lockheed Martin Corp. and Harris Corp. — have a big chunk of their revenue prospects hitched to the often controversial, sometimes uneven flight path of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Buoyed by a streamlining that has shed 500 jobs in Central Florida, Harris Corp. said Tuesday it posted stronger than expected profit in its latest quarter, although revenue fell short of expectations.
The Melbourne-based high-tech company said it has...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 AM
|| Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total ||
|| 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 ||
|| 2 || 2 || Adventist...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
When DuPage County decided it needed a new emergency radio network, it saw no reason to shop around.
DuPage's Emergency Telephone System Board awarded a no-bid, $7 million contract — funded through fees on landline and cell phone users' bills ...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Harris Corp. is a major provider of electronics and communications to the U.S. Defense Department, NASA and other government agencies. The publicly traded company (ticker symbol HRS) is based in Melbourne. It is the largest high-tech company headquartered...
| Nov 29, 2011
After four years of delays, officials in charge of updating DuPage County's emergency radio network declared in December 2010 that they finally had reached a solution with Motorola to have a new system running within a year.
But instead of a modern radio...