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  • Rockledge woman's tech company wins $100k CAT5 entrepreneur award

    Rockledge woman's tech company wins $100k CAT5 entrepreneur award
    A Central Florida entrepreneur who helped develop technology to detect hydrogen gas leaks won the $100,000, first-place award Tuesday evening for the CAT5 innovation competition. Nahid Mohajeri, 47, founded Hysense Technologies based on research at...
  • Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director

    Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director
    Aradhana Tiwari will serve as resident director of Mad Cow Theatre, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season, the theater announced Tuesday. Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of "The...
  • Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod

    Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes. The spending plan for the...
  • Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions

    Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions
    Two teams from Seminole County Public Schools have placed first in the nation for their projects in the SECME engineering competition. The teams, from Milwee Middle School and Hagerty High School, first had to compete in a regional event held in...
  • Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers

    Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers
    Three technology business leaders in the Orlando area have been honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor with this year’s Faces of Technology program. The program is like a hall of fame for the region’s tech industry. Since it began in...
  • UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app

    UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app
    Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street. Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
  • Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race

    Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race
    With the outcome of the governor's race hanging in the balance, Democrats and Republicans are aggressively competing for the support of Florida's Hispanic voters. Both sides have dramatically turned up the volume in recent days, with each side vying for...
  • UCF area is No. 1 for growing underage-DUI problem, cops say

    UCF area is No. 1 for growing underage-DUI problem, cops say
    They're not old enough to legally buy $1 vodka shots, but young adults walk out of bars near the University of Central Florida every night and get behind the wheel. Officers who patrol the area say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of...
  • Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum

    Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum
    With brooms, rakes, nets and bare hands, nearly 50 volunteers on Sunday scrubbed a scum of green algae off the floor of Wekiwa Springs, hoping to bring back its white sand and blue water. "What do you think, is it working?" said organizer Russell...
  • UCF wins Raytheon cyber defense contest

    UCF wins Raytheon cyber defense contest
    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...
  • Space buffs hope to reawaken old NASA probe

    Space buffs hope to reawaken old NASA probe
    WASHINGTON — When NASA launched a space-weather probe called ISEE-3 in 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, the Commodores' "Three Times a Lady" topped the charts and sci-fi fans had seen only one "Star Wars" movie: the original. Thirty-six years and...