Florida Tech & Science
Florida's Santa Rosa County Adopts Remote Video Technology to Open Virtual Fast Lane for Taxpayer Services, Reduce Departmental Costs
10 01 2018
SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. January 10, 2018
Santa Rosa County, FL has successfully adopted new video kiosk systems to significantly improve the overall taxpayer experience through faster and easier transactions and reduce personnel costs at three locations throughout the county. The multi-year project was designed, installed, and deployed by Carousel Industries, a leading provider of communication and network technologies and managed services, which has deep experience in helping state and local government agencies adopt new communication and collaboration tools.
With a total population of 170,000 and growing, Santa Rosa County sought to eliminate the need to deploy personnel from one branch to another to resolve customer issues, and reduce frustration experienced by local residents when making tax payments, renewing license plates, obtaining information and conducting other business with the county.
Previously, Santa Rosa County had installed disparate video systems from different vendors...
Newscycle Solutions Expands into Digital News and Financial Content Services with Acquire Media Acquisition
10 01 2018
“This acquisition will allow Newscycle and Acquire Media to develop synergies between the content services that Acquire provides and the Newscycle software platforms that manage transformative digital workflows –online, on mobile, through OTT and via IoT devices.”
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. January 10, 2018
NEWSCYCLE Solutions (“Newscycle“), a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry, today announced the acquisition of Acquire Media, a Roseland, NJ company that provides content services to the financial services, Fortune 500, news media and digital publishing industries.
Acquire Media delivers high quality content from 18,500 sources to some of the world’s most respected businesses and financial services communities. Sources include top press release agencies, major newswires, financial wires and media companies. Through the company’s solutions, news and other time-sensitive content is aggregated, tagged and distributed with near-zero latency...
Synchrony Financial Awards Program Helps Small Businesses Improve Customer Experiences and Strengthen Communities
10 01 2018
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced 10 winners of its Working Forward Small Business Awards, an annual program benefiting small businesses that showcase passion for their community and initiative to grow their business.
Synchrony Financial will award $20,000 to each winner – $10,000 to improve their business and $10,000 to invest in local community projects and charities of their choosing.
“Small businesses are at the heart of every community,” said Neeraj Mehta, CEO Payment Solutions, Synchrony Financial. “Synchrony Financial helps them address challenges ranging from the rate and speed of digital transformation to funding the addition of skilled talent. To help our partners modernize and grow their business we offer payments, marketing expertise and financing options. The Working Forward Awards program helps businesses advance in their industry and give back to their community.”
Since 2016, Synchrony Financial has awarded $300,000...
Florida Added 35,100 Private Sector Jobs in December, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(R)
10 01 2018
ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 10, 2018) - The State of Florida added 35,100 private sector jobs during the month of December, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally adjusted basis.
December 2017 Report Highlights
Changes in Florida State Nonfarm Private Employment: 35,100*
By Sector *
By Select Industries
Natural Resources/Mining and Construction 6,800
Professional and Business Services 9,900
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 3,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
The January 2018...
DSG Global Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders
10 01 2018
LOS ANGELES and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, January 10, 2018 --
DSG Global Inc. (OTCQB: DSGT), the world's leading provider of the patented GPS golf tag management and on-course media system, issued a letter to shareholders with an update on 2017. "2017 posed numerous challenges to the company, both in terms of finance and the ability to grow. With very limited resources, we have now built a strong foundation of products that serve the golf market, established national and global distribution channels, and we continue to develop valuable intellectual property as we continue to look for opportunities in our efforts to continue to build company and shareholder value.
Over the past few weeks, we have taken steps to transform the company, from recruiting new executive personnel, developing new products, expanding our distribution, recapitalizing the company and remediating our company debt. We have retained a group of professionals to assist us in our business and corporate...
Helomics® Corporation Announces the appointment of Dr. Marc Malandro to its Advisory Board, providing strategic insights for the Skyline Medical – Helomics Joint Venture
10 01 2018
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 10, 2018 -- Helomics® Corporation (Helomics), a privately-held, healthcare company providing personalized medicine solutions for clients in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotech industries, today announced the addition of Marc Malandro PhD, CLP, RTTP, currently Vice President of Operations for Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to its Advisory Board. The addition of Dr. Malandro provides significant scientific and business expertise to Helomics as well as Helomics’ recently announced joint venture with Skyline Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SKLN) to build-out and commercialize the Helomics D-CHIP™ platform Marc Malandro, PhD, CLP, RTTP was the founding director of the Innovation Institute and Vice Chancellor for Technology Management and Commercialization at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Malandro was responsible for leading the combination of the Office of Technology Management, the Office of Enterprise Development and the Institute for Entrepreneurial...
U.S. News & World Report Ranks ECPI University Online Programs Among Top 10 Percent
10 01 2018
We like to say that ECPI University Online bridges the ‘distance’ in distance education. ~Vice President of eLearning and Online Education Aaron Wettstein
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. January 10, 2018
U.S. News & World Report has just released its much-anticipated annual rankings of America’s colleges and universities, with ECPI University being ranked among the nation’s best for online learning. Data analysts for the publication ranked schools based on performance within four categories:
Student Engagement – Quality programs promote participation among online students and create ways for them to interact with faculty and fellow classmates, keeping them engaged and on track for graduation.
Student Services and Technology – Faculty employ advanced teaching technologies and simulation software to replicate the in-seat experience online. School provides students with highly-acccessible financial, academic, and career service...
Yacht Charter Market Projected to Register 5.1% CAGR Through 2027
10 01 2018
Valley Cottage, NY -- 01/10/2018 -- Future Market Insights (FMI) delivers key insights and presents a revised forecast of the global yacht charter market in its upcoming outlook titled "Yacht Charter Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012–2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017–2027)." In terms of value, the global yacht charter market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period due to various factors, which FMI offers vital insights in detail.Request For Report Sample: https://www.futuremarketinsights.com/reports/sample/rep-gb-543Global Yacht Charter Market: Segmentation AnalysisOn the basis of yacht type, the global yacht charter market has been segmented into motor yacht and sailing yacht. Motor yacht segment is further sub segmented into Displacement Type, Semi-Displacement, Planing, Catamaran, and Trimaran. Whereas, sailing yacht is sub segmented into sloop, schooner, catamaran, and ketch. Motor yacht segment is estimated to account for the largest share...
GoVivace Speech Recognition Drives Help to Millions of Commuters Every Month
10 01 2018
FAIRFAX, VA, January 10, 2018 -- 511 services offer information ranging from today's weather to "how soon will the L7 bus be here". Today millions of travelers rely on 511 every month, to retrieve traffic updates, transit information and alternative solutions to their transportation needs. 511 is an integral part in what is a larger effort to create "Smart Cities" throughout the world. Currently, IBI Group is instrumental in building "Smart Cities" in 11 countries. IBI is considered the industry leader in designing, organizing and producing 511 systems throughout the United States, most notably in the Greater Los Angeles area, (LA, Orange, and Ventura counties), as well as a 511 systems for the states of Florida, New York, Massachusetts and Alaska.The beauty of IBI Group's 511 interactive voice response system is the ability to tailor each system for a particular region's needs. Customization allows for a client to offer a handful of options in a rural...
Gentera Center for Regenerative Medicine Partners with Wodapalooza, Premier Crossfit Competition, 2018 to Offer IV Drip Therapy to Competitors
10 01 2018
MIAMI BEACH, FL, January 10, 2018 -- Gentera Center for Regenerative Medicine is excited to announce they will be partnering with Wodapalooza, Miami's Premier Crossfit Competition, for the second year in a row from January 11th - January 14th. The competition will be held in Miami's Bayfront Park, where Gentera will be offering IV Drip Therapy treatments and PRP Consultations to competitors, spectators, and volunteers in the Athletes Village, VIP Beach Club, and Pavilion areas.IV Drip Therapy is the most efficient way to rehydrate the body and distribute the nutrients your body needs to rejuvenate, recover, and restore its natural balance. Gentera's IV Drip Therapy provides an intravenous solution which results in you being properly nourished so you look younger, live longer, and feel better.Gentera will have stations set up in the Athletes Village, VIP Beach Club, and Pavilion areas from January 11th - January 14th from 8 AM - 8 PM, and will be offering...
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