Category: Technology

Can Technology Make Cities Smarter?

Can Technology Make Cities Smarter?

By Terri Lewis, Planet Connected LLC In your purse or pocket, there is a gadget that can tell if you’re a candidate for a heart attack; take or send pictures; or give driving directions that will avoid heavy traffic so you arrive at your appointment on time. Technology is embedded in our daily lives, keeping […]

SWFL Tech appoints 2022 Board of Directors

SWFL Tech appoints 2022 Board of Directors

By Colleen Jorgensen The board of directors of SWFL Tech (SWFRTP) has selected new officers. Wendi Fowler with Beacon Life Tech is president; Terry Dirr with Data2Logistics is treasurer; and Colleen Jorgensen, AT&T is secretary. Chairperson of Technology Leadership is Warren Baucom with Economic Development Office of Lee County. Additional board members include Dr. Huzefa […]

Malware Hidden In Job Search Links

Malware Hidden In Job Search Links

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno The last year has been challenging in many ways.  Many, if not most, Lee County residents struggled, in one way or another, as the pandemic raged. Sadly, a good number of our friends and neighbors found themselves out of work and unable to find employment. If searching for employment wasn’t difficult enough, scammers have added […]

Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association To Host Cybersecurity Alert Panel Discussion On Zoom

Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association To Host Cybersecurity Alert Panel Discussion On Zoom

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2020) – Companies and individuals are at a greater risk than ever from online hackers, which can result in millions of dollars in damage and loss. In response, the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) is proud to present the “Cybersecurity Alert” webinar on Zoom scheduled on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at […]

New ‘Sanitizing Tunnel’ Could Mark Return Of Sports, Business In America

New ‘Sanitizing Tunnel’ Could Mark Return Of Sports, Business In America

By Vinny Antonio We’re approaching six months since COVID-19 forced our economy, and us, to pause. Although most small businesses and restaurants have reopened, we still aren’t able to fully enjoy a ballgame, theatrical performance or Hollywood blockbuster in person. Despite social distancing guidelines and growing acceptance of face masks, people still don’t feel comfortable […]

OFDC Commercial Interiors Creates Solutions To Protect Office Workers During COVID-19

OFDC Commercial Interiors Creates Solutions To Protect Office Workers During COVID-19

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 27, 2020) – OFDC Commercial Interiors is now offering an extensive line of customizable desk dividers that provide an added layer of protection for employees who use shared workspaces. The Fort Myers-based company is able to supply and install desk partitions ideal for medical offices, law firms, accounting and payroll departments, […]

Florida grasshopper sparrow will probably go extinct. A conservation effort may be the last hope.

Florida grasshopper sparrow will probably go extinct. A conservation effort may be the last hope. Florida grasshopper sparrow will probably go extinct. A conservation effort may be the last hope.

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Disc-shaped object on Florida beach identified as African fishing device

Disc-shaped object on Florida beach identified as African fishing device Disc-shaped object on Florida beach identified as African fishing device

May 5 (UPI) — A mysterious disc-shaped object that washed up on a Florida beach was identified as a fish aggregation device that may have crossed the ocean from West Africa. The non-profit Friends of Palm Beach, which regularly holds clean-up events on Palm Beach County beaches, said a resident walking the shoreline found the […]

Florida’s rare blue bee rediscovered at Lake Wales Ridge

Florida’s rare blue bee rediscovered at Lake Wales Ridge

he Sunshine State’s iconic wildlife includes the American alligator, the Florida panther, the scrub jay and the manatee. But some species unique to Florida are less familiar, like the ultra-rare blue calamintha bee. First described in 2011, scientists weren’t sure the bee still existed. The species had only been recorded in four locations totaling just […]

Man Charged With Driving Through Florida Keys Checkpoint During Pandemic

Man Charged With Driving Through Florida Keys Checkpoint During Pandemic Man Charged With Driving Through Florida Keys Checkpoint During Pandemic

A Florida man drove his truck through a checkpoint set up to prevent non-residents from entering the Florida Keys in response to the coronavirus after being turned away by deputies, authorities said. Joao Ramon Perez, 56, was arrested Saturday evening and charged with a felony count of fleeing and eluding police, two misdemeanor counts of […]

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