If you think South Florida isn't cutting edge when it comes to technology, think again. IBM invented the first widely adopted personal computer in Boca Raton 30 years ago and other globally pioneering efforts were recently spotlighted at a South Florida Technology Alliance event entitled,...

Home automation can be a confusing subject for shoppers with complex systems often poorly displayed and explained. TigerDirect of Miami is changing that.The company's Aventura store has been completely remodeled into a concept store of the future with a learning center for DIY customers and...

Q&A How did your family get started in the automotive business?In 1945, when George Williamson, Sr., returned from WWII he bought into his father-in-law's International Harvester/Cadillac Dealership in a small town in Northeastern Indiana. In 1954, George, Sr., bought a Cadillac-Oldsmobile Dealership in Lake Wales, FL....

Q&AWe've had rulings against Florida's same-sex marriage ban, but where are we overall?With the U.S. Supreme Court's strike down of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal purposes, such as federal taxation and other rights.  Each...

Sometimes bad stories end up with happy endings.A major political scandal arose when Tamarac's Sabal Palm golf course was being converted to residential development land. Father-and-son developers Bruce and Shawn Chait received probation after pleading guilty to unlawful compensation in trying to sway Broward County...

The so-called fiscal cliff legislation has changed the world of estate planning with its $5.34 million exclusion before the estate gift tax kicks in.Samuel A. Donaldson, a professor at the Georgia State University College of Law, gave a sneak preview to SFBW about his talk...

If you missed the Apogee Awards, you missed one of the region's top networking events.SFBW attracted a who's who of C-level leaders to our Nov. 6 program at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. With this being the era of teamwork, it's fitting that...