What if Fort Lauderdale Police mapped the city's gun owners and increased patrols only in those neighborhoods where guns were concentrated? And if those neighborhoods were mostly black? Or Hispanic? Or white? How about if cops, taking advantage of a smart partnership with big data experts IBM, ta ... More >>
The Experts, a Fort Lauderdale-based computer security firm, raked in about $60 million a year -- until one of its employees, Aaron Alexis, went on a rampage at the Washington Navy Yard and killed 12 people September 16. The Experts made about half its money doing subcontract work -- like installing ... More >>
Hollywood City Commission candidate Rick Valdez doesn't want your money. He just wants you to vote. He also wants you to kick it at his hip-hop party on Wednesday night. "I was given a space where I could have a fundraiser or something," Valdez tells New Times. "So I went with the 'something.'" Va ... More >>
As far as identity thieves go, Coral Springs resident Dorothy Boulin is among the scummiest.Last week, Boulin was sentenced to five years in prison and three years probation for running a scam that pilfered the social security numbers of U.S. Marines and filed fraudulent tax claims in their names.Co ... More >>
AT&T, a company that was broken up in 1984 because of a federal antitrust suit, is once again sparking fears that consumers and competition will get hurt as a result of its deal to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion. The deal would shrink the market of major wireless carriers from four to three, el ... More >>
The Boca Raton-based TenGoldenRules.com specializes in business to business (B2B) internet marketing between small, medium, and large businesses.Jay Berkowitz, its founder and CEO, is a true entrepreneur in the internet marketing field. He's promoted such companies as McDonald's and Coca-Cola. In ... More >>
Or maybe porn drives the tech industry here. In either case, it's an interesting consideration, since both industries are on the rise and both are huge sectors of employment in the orange juice capital of the world. http://www.sxc.hu/Florida tech scene is hot.Most of the actors who come to ... More >>
flickr.comRape? Sounds like a pre-existing condition to insurance companies.Christina Turner, a 45-year-old Fort Lauderdale woman, was downtown, letting men at the bar by her drinks. The next thing she remembers is waking up on a roadside with cuts and bruises that indicated she may have been rap ... More >>
Jeez, can we just embrace the electric car already?
The most-viewed story at the Palm Beach Post is an AP story headlined "Britney's Crotch Shots Take Web by Storm." Well, I read it and was struck by reporter Erin Carlson's parenthetical line about the photograph in question: "Be prepared to cringe if you dare to view the uncensored photos, splashed ... More >>
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