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  • Audi A7 "Traffic Jam Pilot" Test Drive

    Audi Tests Self-Driving Cars On Florida’s Roads

    Self-driving cars are making their way to Florida. Well, to “connected car” testbeds in Florida, that is. Automaker Audi was recently the first to try out a section of highway in Tampa, which has been designated by the state as a testbed for automated driving. Here, Audi tested an initial version of “Piloted Driving” – something it calls “Traffic Jam… Read More

  • Square Fined $507K In Florida For Operating A Mobile Payment Service Without A Money Transmitter License

    Square Fined $507K In Florida For Operating A Mobile Payment Service Without A Money Transmitter License

    A little more state-specific financial regulatory hot water for Square, the hot mobile commerce startup: it has been fined $507,000 by Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation for operating a payment service without a money transmission license. This looks like the second time that a U.S. state financial regulator has gone after the company, after Square was served with a cease and… Read More

  • Tampa’s TechStars Network Member Gazelle Lab Opens 2nd Location In Orlando

    Tampa’s TechStars Network Member Gazelle Lab Opens 2nd Location In Orlando

    Gazelle Lab, the brand-new Tampa Bay-based TechStars Network member which just held its first Demo Day in November, is expanding its operations. The accelerator has just announced the opening of second location in Orlando, Florida, where it will be working with local academic institution Rollins College. The Orlando team will be led by founder Richard Licursi, CEO of… Read More

  • Jack Thompson could be disbarred because of courtoom hissy fit

    Jack Thompson could be disbarred because of courtoom hissy fit


    Penny-Arcade Everyone’s favorite real life Lionel Hutz could find himself disbarred in the near future. Jack Thompson walked out of a Florida court room today, claiming that it was a sham hearing and that the presiding judge was “incompetent” and “arrogant.” (Sounds like him, too.) Since he walked out in a huff, the Florida bar asked for an “enhanced… Read More

  • Teen Stabs PS3 Burglar With Samurai Sword

    Teen Stabs PS3 Burglar With Samurai Sword

    This is, without a doubt, the coolest PS3 story I’ve heard about in a long time. Two burglars broke into a Florida home and started to ransack the place. What they didn’t know is that Damian Fernandez and his 15-year-old sister Deanne were both home at the time. Deanne hid in her closet when she heard the robbers break in through her front door and watched the whole ordeal unfold… Read More