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Wonder Workshop & UCF Partner for Hour of Code

By | Dec 7, 2015 at 9:22 am

This week is Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13). This means lots of events around the country with a focus on getting kids interested in computer science. As part of the week-long celebration, millions of children will be taking part in Hour of Code events, which gets kids…

Acquisition

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Orlando’s Code School Acquired by PluralSight for $36M

By | Feb 2, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Orlando-based computer-programming school, Code School, was bought for $36 million by Utah-based Pluralsight. Code School founder Gregg Pollack said the deal was finalized about two months ago, and that the company will essentially continue operating from Orlando. “I have a computer engineering background,” said Pollack…

Accelerator

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Orlando-Based Freedom Audio Joins R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator

By | Nov 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Orlando-based startup Freedom Audio was accepted to the latest R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars, in New York City. The startup develops rugged speakers that are connected to music providers via built-in cellular and WiFi.   They will be joining  an exceptional group of hardware-…

Entrepreneur

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What Happens When a Chinese Factory Makes Knockoffs of Your Product

By | Jul 15, 2014 at 10:30 am

After launching their waterproof shower speakers on Amazon, FRESHeTECH started seeing a slew of negative reviews. The battery was only lasting a few days, products weren’t working, and customers were upset. Meanwhile, other customers were completely satisfied, enjoying month-long battery life and recommending the…