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September 17, 2018

8 Preparedness Tips for Floridians Now That Hurricane Season Is Here

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is in full swing. The 2017 hurricane season was one of the most devastating and costly on record, and it could […]
September 10, 2018
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Wearable Technology Innovation Improving Workplace Safety

Despite rapid technological advances, workplace injuries and illnesses are estimated to cost the U.S. as much as $250 billion a year. Many companies also face significant […]
September 4, 2018
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Tampa Leading the Country in Smart City Development

Tampa is the third largest city in Florida and is one of the fastest growing. One of Tampa’s growth goals is to become a major national […]
August 27, 2018

Are Office Distractions Costing You More Than You Realize?

Today’s work environment is bombarded with distractions. According to researchers at the University of California, the average employee is interrupted every 11 minutes, and it takes […]
August 20, 2018
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Businesses Need to Build a Cooperative Future with AI

Though many industry insiders have predicted that artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to massive layoffs, a recent study conducted by SAP and the Economist Intelligence Unit […]
August 13, 2018
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Walmart Tests Driverless Car Grocery Pickup Service

The future is here and will soon be delivering groceries. Multinational retail chain Walmart has partnered with Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, to test a pilot […]
August 6, 2018
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10 Ways to Prepare Your Home and Family for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is upon us. While no one wants to experience a hurricane, the experts at Lanier Upshaw encourage everyone to prepare their home in case […]
July 30, 2018
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Emerging Machine Learning Tech Improving Cybersecurity Protection

In March 2018, Orbitz announced a major security breach that likely exposed information from at least 880,000 customer payment cards, including people’s names, dates of birth, email […]
July 23, 2018

6 Ways to Stop Those Annoying Robocalls

Is your cell phone flooded with calls from robots and telemarketers? You’re not alone. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the nation’s top telecom regulator, reports that […]
July 16, 2018
Driverless Vehicles and Florida Auto Insurance

How Will Driverless Vehicles Impact the Auto and Insurance Industry?

By Clint Rhoton While it may seem like a scene out of a science-fiction novel, self-driving cars are now a reality. Even more incredible is that […]