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  • Orlando tech companies aim for smart-sensor breakthroughs

    Orlando tech companies aim for smart-sensor breakthroughs
    An optical-sensor camera captures a 3-D image of Blair Barbour's face, scanning every line and crease. It instantly cross-matches the image with a huge database and determines whether he is anxious or calm; happy or angry; a possible terrorist or a...
  • Downtown UCF campus could transform Orlando : Editorial

    Downtown UCF campus could transform Orlando : Editorial
    The Medical City. The Institute for Simulation and Training. The Florida High Tech Corridor Council. The Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers. The Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center. Each of these efforts to add high-wage...
  • Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs

    Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs
    Beth Caffera has made a living by taking people into "the cloud." The Orlando telecom expert and chief executive officer of Cloud 3C LLC sets up phone- and Internet-based services for clients big and small. She started Cloud 3C mostly because she...
  • Economic development report almost ready to roll

    Economic development report almost ready to roll
    With 2014 winding down and the new year getting closer, the city is finalizing an economic development plan geared toward finding ways to boost commercial development on the city’s busiest corridors. Kyle Dudgeon, Winter Park’s economic...
  • Lake County parents protest to get recess for kids

    Lake County parents protest to get recess for kids
    Sometimes when Dominic Getty gets home from school, his father said, the 9-year-old drops to the floor and cries. Dominic's father, Josh Getty, said his son has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and he attributes the boy's meltdowns to the...
  • UF top Florida school in annual U.S. News rankings (again)

    UF top Florida school in annual U.S. News rankings (again)
    The University of Florida is once again the state's top-ranked public university, according to the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The Gainesville school earned a Top 50 spot on the "national universities" list and even a higher place on...
  • Arnold Palmer anniversary, smart sensors: weekend topics

    Arnold Palmer anniversary, smart sensors: weekend topics
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend the topics range from politics and health to smart sensors and human trafficking. On "Flashpoint," Ginger Gadsden visits the Arnold Palmer Medical Center at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. The center...
  • Florida colleges promote online service to boost voting

    More than a million Florida college students are being encouraged to join the ranks of voters this fall using an Internet service called TurboVote, a "one-stop shop" for registration and information on how and where to cast ballots. Thirty-nine colleges...
  • 20,000 turn out for Heart Walk at UCF

    20,000 turn out for Heart Walk at UCF
    The sun had barely been up for an hour when the countdown to start the Greater Orlando Heart Walk came booming over speakers at the University of Central Florida. Jay Langfelder and his 16-year-old grandson, Austin Langfelder of St. Cloud, were among the...
  • Immigrants get boost from Seminole State

    Immigrants get boost from Seminole State
    Eli Garcia used to hide her true identity. Afraid for anyone to find out she had come to the U.S. without proper documentation, she kept to herself and didn't talk about her past. "I hid myself," said Garcia, 25, who was born in Mexico. "I became this...
  • Outrage builds after ISIS video claims to show beheading of Steven Sotloff

    Outrage builds after ISIS video claims to show beheading of Steven Sotloff
    A video released Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of journalist and former UCF student Steven Sotloff by Islamic militants is sparking outrage and calls for more action against the group. The video shows an Islamic State militant killing a...