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Tesla ride shares, micro units set for Lake Nona project

Work is about to start on what may be the Orlando area’s first apartments with “micro” units with Tesla ride shares. Tavistock Development on Thursday unveiled plans for the fourth apartment community at its Lake Nona development in southeast Orlando. The Pixon, as the 201-unit property is being called, is expected to include half a dozen units averaging 360 square feet, blue-tooth …

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City of Orlando field offices experience communication outages

Several of the city’s field offices are temporarily without communication access after fiber optic and backup lines were severed earlier this morning, according to an email from the Office of Communications and Neighborhood Relations.(Photo via City of Orlando/Facebook) Included within the powerless grid are Fire Station 1, the Central Garage (Parking Division main offices), Streets and Stormwater, Solid Waste, Fleet …

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New $25M Lake Nona golf driving range tees up hiring plans

New York-based Drive Shack Inc. (NYSE: DS), a new global golf entertainment company opening a location in Lake Nona, is hosting several hiring events in time for its Central Florida debut in 2018. The estimated $20 million-$25 million sports center includes a three-story, 57,000-square-foot driving range and entertainment facility with a restaurant, lounge, bar, 90 hitting bays and meeting spaces. …

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UAE’s Mubadala ready to double down on tech as part of SoftBank Vision Fund

A sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is seeking to ramp up its investment capital in one of the world’s biggest technology funds.(Kazuhiro Nogi | AFP | Getty Images) Abu Dhabi sovereign fund chief on SoftBank partnership from CNBC. The Mubadala Fund, which is based in Abu Dhabi, is searching for ways to convert oil money into tech money. …

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Looking At Failures And Setbacks This Way Has Increased My Success

Just today I received some news that one of my personal projects (not business related) was at the risk of not succeeding.(Credit: Getty Images) This personal project was something that I had poured 100s of hours  into (not to mention all the money I spent.) Not going to lie, I was extremely frustrated when I first heard the news. This was …

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Lake Nona Lowe’s store to open soon, jobs available

Lake Nona-area DIY’ers will soon be able to flock to the area’s newest home improvement store that will open next month. The 158,000-square-foot Lowe’s home improvement store with an indoor lumber yard and garden center will host its grand opening on Dec. 21 in the Lake Nona Landing shopping center on Narcoossee Road, according to the store’s Facebook page. This is the third …

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Drive Shack hiring for 400 Orlando jobs, seeks Puerto Rico evacuees

As thousands of Puerto Ricans evacuate to Central Florida after Hurricane Maria, a local company is appealing to new residents while hiring 400 people. Drive Shack, a golfing attraction with restaurant and meeting space, is seeking a variety of positions, mostly in the customer service category. Positions include golf-related jobs, such as drivers for the Ballzoni machine that picks up balls …

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Uber leaked info on 57 million people—then tried to cover it up

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber customers and drivers over the course of a year, the company admitted in a blog post Tuesday. Of course, Uber being Uber, there’s more to the story. Instead of owning up to the issue, the chief security officer of the company covered it up and paid out $100,000 to the hackers, according to Bloomberg. The data …

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Amazon should buy Rite Aid so it can start selling drugs, Cowen analyst suggests

Amazon should acquire acquire Rite Aid to obtain state pharmacy licenses and add a regulatory-cleared infrastructure, according to one Wall Street analyst on Tuesday. If Amazon were to launch pharmacies in Whole Foods, on Prime and Prime Now, an acquisition of Rite Aid would accelerate market share gains, according to Cowen analyst John Blackledge. Rite Aid offered no comment for this story, while Amazon …

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