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Amazon will finish its nationwide rollout of Prime member discounts for Whole Foods this week

By the middle of this week, all Amazon Prime members will have access to discounts at Whole Foods Market stores across the U.S. — finishing a nationwide rollout that’s part of the retailer

DNC launches tech marketplace for Democratic candidates

The Democratic National Committee is trying to help Democrats regain the pole position as the tech-savviest political party in the U.S. After getting Trumped in the 2016 election (pwned on security, d

Musicians, actors and influencers plan social media takeover to support #MarchForOurLives

Some of the biggest names in music, movies and social media are plotting an Instagram takeover in support of Saturday’s #MarchForOurLives. At noon Pacific today, celebrities including Snoop Dogg

The dinner that destroyed Gawker

This is an excerpt from Ryan Holiday’s new book Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue, available now. Peter Thiel’s vague idea to do something about Gawker, the

SpaceX’s historic Falcon Heavy successfully launches

SpaceX has had a very good first test of its Falcon Heavy rocket, the heavy-lift orbital vehicle that can carry twice the weight of its closest competition in active operation. The massive, three-boos

Embark’s self-driving truck completes 2,400 mile cross-U.S. trip

Embark’s autonomous trucking solution just demonstrated what it could be capable of in a big way: It make a coast-to-coast trip from L.A. to Jacksonville, Florida, driving 2,400 miles from one e

As a relieved Tampa assesses its future, one of its millionaires plants a flag for VC and tech

While Tampa Bay residents are beginning the process of removing the sandbags from their homes and getting back to the business of daily living in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the city’s mult

As Irma nears, Florida Governor tells residents to use Gas Buddy, Expedia, Google Maps & more

Speaking at a press conference this morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott told state residents to turn to apps and other online resources, including Gas Buddy, Google Maps, Expedia and Comcast’s

SpaceX continues ambitious launch schedule with next mission, fifth one this year

Less than a month after their last successful mission, SpaceX is back at it. Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 5:40pm EDT tomorrow with telecommunications satellite Thaic

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 b

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 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.square.com">Square</a>, the hot mobile commerce startup: it has been fined $507,000 by Florida's Off

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

<a href="http://gazellelab.com/">Gazelle Lab</a>, the brand-new Tampa Bay-based <a href="http://www.techstars.com/network/">TechStars Network</a> member which just held <a href="https://beta.techcru

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 hearin

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 Dami