Disney’s capital investment for the project could be as much as $864 million, the documents showed. The company already has a theme park resort in central Florida that is the size of the city of San Francisco.
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WHAT IS APPLE DOING WITH ITS APP STORE?
Over the past week or so, Apple has eased some longstanding restrictions that helped make its App Store into a big moneymaker for the company. The company has long required app developers to pay high commissions to Apple on the sales of paid apps as well as purchases of subscriptions or digital items inside their apps.
DO WE NEED HUMANS FOR THAT JOB? AUTOMATION BOOMS AFTER COVID
Ask for a roast beef sandwich at an Arby’s drive-thru east of Los Angeles and you may be talking to Tori — an artificially intelligent voice assistant that will take your order and send it to the line cooks.
FORD HIRES EXEC FORMERLY IN CHARGE OF APPLE'S CAR PROJECT
Ford Motor Co. has hired a former executive from Apple and Tesla to be the company’s head of advanced technology and new embedded systems, a critical post as the auto industry moves to adopt vehicles powered by electricity and guided by computers.
COLLECTIBLE PRICES SKYROCKET, TO THE DISMAY OF HOBBYISTS
Americans have become obsessed with collectibles, bidding up prices for trading cards, video games and other mementos of their youth. The frenzy has brought small fortunes to some, but a deep frustration for those who still love to play games or trade cards as a hobby.
UNTIL 2023? PARTS SHORTAGE WILL KEEP AUTO PRICES SKY-HIGHMONEY
Back in the spring, a shortage of computer chips that had sent auto prices soaring appeared, finally, to be easing. Some relief for consumers seemed to be in sight.
5 WAYS TO REIN IN IMPULSE SPENDING
Since the COVID-19 vaccine started becoming available in the U.S., there have been more opportunities to impulse spend on items and experiences that you didn’t get to enjoy early in the pandemic.
AUTO INDUSTRY: WHAT IS FACT AND WHAT IS FICTION ABOUT GREEN CARS
With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric, including a new federal target that would mean half of all new vehicles sold within a decade will have zero emissions.
FACEBOOK SLAMS UK ANTITRUST WATCHDOG OVER CALL TO SELL GIPHY
Facebook has criticized the U.K. competition watchdog’s provisional decision ordering that it sell offGiphy because it said the acquisition of the company stifles competition for animated images.
4 WAYS TO MANAGE RETIREMENT HEALTH CARE COSTS
Health care in retirement is a big-ticket item. Experts estimate that an average 65-year-old retired couple in 2021 would need about $300,000 in after-tax savings earmarked for health care costs in their post-work life, even with Medicare, according to Fidelity.
5 TIPS FOR FOSTERING A SUCCESSFUL HYBRID WORKPLACE
Businesses figured out how to work remotely on the fly when COVID-19 rapidly disrupted our way of working.
Florida's High-Stakes Mask War
The governor’s stance against school mandates has sparked a backlash
Weeki Wachee Distillery Offers Tours, Tastings, Outdoor Fun
Impact of Antler Point Regulations in Florida
Florida ag-rec update
SIGNS of the SEASON
Florida Taps Into the Tropics With Guava
The Right Way To See Florida
Great Climate, Crops Mean Opportunities for Agritourism Abound
What's the Buzz About Backyard Beekeeping?
In the Heartland Highlands County
ANIMAL DOC CRUSHED PUPPY FOR KINKY KICKS!
Faces 85 years for evil snuff flick & other horrors
Skin Cancer Screening a Necessity For Floridians
HEALTHY SKIN - It should come as no big surprise that simply living in Florida puts you at an increased risk for skin cancer. The reason for this is simple: The biggest cause of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV light) from the sun.
Protect Yourself, Your Family From The Flu
Polk County schools are back in session which means your child is likely encountering many viruses every day. To protect their health and that of your family, the Florida Department of Health in Polk County encourages people 6 months of age and older to seek a flu shot on a yearly basis. The flu shot is the best way to protect families and communities against the spread of influenza.
Happiness Happens… In the Sun!