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Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018
ecember 11, 2018 by Rafi Goldberg, Policy Analyst, Office of Policy Analysis and Development America continues to make significant strides in reducing the digital divide among school-age children, according to NTIA’s November 2017 Internet Use Survey. In 2017, 14 percent of the U.S. population between ages 6 and 17 lived in homes with no more»
Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018
2018 Florida Fellows: Seth Y Ablordeppey, FAMU Ni-Bin Chang, UCF Steven J. Sasson, USF Judy L. Genshaft, USF Robert A. Holton, FSU Phillip G. Koehler, UF Christine E. Schmidt, UF William P. Murphy, Jr., FIU Joshua Rokach, FIT About the 2018 Fellows: TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Academy of more»
Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tomahawk Robotics, a Melbourne, FL-based startup bringing advanced robotic control systems to enterprise markets, raised $2.4m in seed funding. The round was led by Mosley Venture Partners, with participation from Naples Technology Ventures, Scout Ventures and Stout Street Capital. The company intends to use the funds to further expand its platform and more»
Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018
U.S. institutions awarded 54,664 research doctorate degrees in 2017, a slight decline from the number awarded in 2016, according to the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), an annual census of research degree recipients that provides data for the Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities report. The most recent SED includes the following findings: The more»
Published Monday, December 10, 2018
Melbourne, FL, November 1, 2018 - Throughout the year, Space Coast Women In Defense (SCWID) observes special individuals and businesses that go above and beyond in their support to STEM in our community. It is important that we formally recognize those who contribute their time, effort, and resources to supporting youthful talent in our Space Coast more»
Published Monday, December 10, 2018
Ride-hailing company Lyft confidentially filed a statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. Lyft and rival Uber have each teased 2019 public offerings. The offering is likely to exceed the $15.1 billion valuation Lyft posted in June. Ride-hailing company Lyft on Thursday confidentially filed a statement with more»
Published Monday, December 10, 2018
Today, the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) has issued a request for information (RFI) to gather insights about priority research and development topics across the solar industry. SETO seeks a better understanding of the problems facing solar stakeholders. Providing this feedback helps inform the office’s planning efforts. The goal of this RFI more»
Published Monday, December 10, 2018
ublished on December 9, 2018 This year, insurtech has experienced a decline in investments in startups and finally reached an inflection point. According to Deloitte, rather than channeling money across a large number of startups, backers have started investing more capital into established companies, often in late-stage and follow-on rounds. more»
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