Monthly Archives: November 2015

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to the University of South Florida to continue its work improving student success in majors related to science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. Read More
A discovery made in a Tampa laboratory could one day help millions of people regain their vision. Working at the Lions Eye Institute last summer, Daniel Lindgren, of the Nevada-based research firm OcuScience, found a way to preserve retinas from human donors — and bring them back to life. Read More
The Tampa Bay Business Journal ranked local managed IT services companies by the number of Bay area employees. Read More
One of the most rewarding parts of what we do at The Iron Yard is hosting kids coding classes. Our instructors volunteer their time on a regular basis to make sure kids in every community where we operate have a chance to be exposed to what it’s like to code.… Read More
Tampa Bay technology professionals will have the opportunity to connect with peers and support a good cause when the Tampa Bay Technology Forum (TBTF) hosts Goodwill donation drives at upcoming social networking events. TBTF invites guests to bring a bag of donations to the following events: Read More
It’s a hat-trick for Tech Data Corp., Tampa Bay’s biggest public company. The Clearwater-based wholesale technology distributor posted an increase in net income for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, after also growing profit in the first two quarters of its fiscal year. Read More
While Florida's jobless rate in October again fell, this time to a 7-year low of 5.1 percent, it remains a shade higher than the nation's 5.0 percent rate. And it is still higher than the unemployment rates in 26 other states, including eight states with rates under 4 percent, and… Read More
Almost four years ago, I attended, what was called at the time, a meetup of the “Tampa Agile Software Developers”.  Organized by Salesforce.comleaders and hosted at their offices near International Plaza, the group was barely 100 members.  I distinctly remember my first meetup.  It was a small group of less than… Read More
Today’s section of Python Programming for Absolute Beginners discussed infinite loops. Here’s the bastardized example I used to display an infinite loop: Read More
Mad Mobile, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of KidoZen, Inc., a company recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor for Mobile App Development in 2015. The KidoZen mobile platform currently powers enterprise mobile applications for Citrix, Koch Industries, JM Family Enterprises, IFF, Bell & Howell, and other… Read More