| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:42 AM
A startup Orlando-area company that earlier this year launched an Android app to prevent texting while driving has now taken a turn on the iOS highway.
Six months after introducing its mobile app for Android phones, Lake Mary-based Txt Shield LLC has...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Eight men in one suite, and eight women in another, living across the hall from each other at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. Tony Panetti lived in one room, and Rebecca Ciccarelli in the other.
"I developed a crush on her pretty quickly," Tony...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A group of UCF students who won first place in a "cyber defense" contest in April got to meet Vice President Joe Biden and tour the White House this week as part of their prize.
The University of Central Florida students won the top spot in the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:48 PM
The nation's trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead high above the Pacific, military officials said.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A crowd of protesters filled Water Tower Park Saturday afternoon to protest recent Israeli military action against Palestinians.
Dina Abdalla, a student organizer at DePaul with Students for Justice in Palestine, said Palestinians were being...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:53 AM
A California eighth-grader won the national MATHCOUNTS competition in Orlando on Friday, then celebrated as any victorious mathlete should -- with a trip to Disney World. Swapnil Garg, from Sunnyvale, and his teammates rode in the new Disney Festival of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:15 PM
University of Central Florida beat nine other finalist teams to win the 2014 Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio over the weekend. The team takes home bragging rights with the Raytheon NCCDC Alamo Cup, and gets their...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:45 PM
At a Costa Mesa-based 3-D printer manufacturer, humans help in the process, but otherwise it's a scene where machines make machines.
On Monday afternoon, about 30 of Airwolf 3D's printers were busy executing their programmed duties: making little...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf.
The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said.
The idea is that the laser...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20
Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...