A massive settlement announced Thursday between Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Justice will provide about $1 billion in assistance to thousands of Floridians, state Attorney General Pam Bondi said.
Miami-Dade fans of the Scandinavian furniture and home furnishings retailer IKEA will no longer have to schlep north to Sunrise to while the hours cruising the store and lunch on their famous Swedish meatballs.
They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.
Virgin America’s next destination is Wall Street.
Florida’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate.
The state’s consumer confidence hit a post-recession high in June, according to a University of Florida report.
There was little fanfare from Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday to herald the monthly update of the state’s unemployment rate, which ticked up slightly from April to May and now matches the national mark of 6.3 percent.
Will Florida’s orange industry soon have some company?
Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.
The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.
Check out which companies started in garages and as tiny start-ups, and which heavyhitters owe their riches to a lucky break.
Here’s a look at the top 10 American cities for technological growth, according to Wired magazine.
It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?” Here’s a list of the top ten sexiest occupations listed on a recent survey from Careerbuilder website.