Neowin News Feed for: Florida https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/florida/ Neowin News Feed for: Florida en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Bill signed to prevent Florida politicians from being 'deplatformed' on social media https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-signed-to-prevent-florida-politicians-from-being-deplatformed-on-social-media/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/05/1621876885_ott_now_flopen_200429_1920x1080.focal-760x428_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that prevents social media companies from knowingly &#039;deplatforming&#039; Florida politiciations. The bill was proposed in February after Trump was banned. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-signed-to-prevent-florida-politicians-from-being-deplatformed-on-social-media">Read more...</a> subirkathuria@gmail.com (Subir Kathuria) Mon, 24 May 2021 18:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-signed-to-prevent-florida-politicians-from-being-deplatformed-on-social-media Two new Microsoft Stores will open in November https://www.neowin.net/news/two-new-microsoft-stores-will-open-in-november/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/2015-10-21_photography_microsoft-25_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is opening two new Stores in November, at which the first 200 customers will get the opportunity to meet former NFL stars, and where it promises a &quot;high-energy ribbon cutting ceremony&quot; (&#33;&#33;). <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/two-new-microsoft-stores-will-open-in-november">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/two-new-microsoft-stores-will-open-in-november Microsoft accidentally sent an Xbox One to a man in Florida before it was even announced https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accidentally-sent-an-xbox-one-to-a-man-in-florida-before-it-was-even-announced/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/xbox-one-with-kinect_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Back in 2013, Microsoft mistakenly sent a prototype Xbox One to a man in Florida, instead of the laptop he ordered. This all happened two months before the console was even formally announced. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accidentally-sent-an-xbox-one-to-a-man-in-florida-before-it-was-even-announced">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accidentally-sent-an-xbox-one-to-a-man-in-florida-before-it-was-even-announced Man arrested for child erotica stored on his SkyDrive https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-for-child-erotica-stored-on-his-skydrive/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1622899455skydrive-icon-light.png" alt="" /></div>A Florida man has been arrested for storing over 3,000 images of child erotic in his SkyDrive account thanks to a tip off from Microsoft&#039;s internal security operations. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-for-child-erotica-stored-on-his-skydrive">Read more...</a> w.j.stevenson@btinternet.com (Andrew Stevenson) Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:49:49 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-for-child-erotica-stored-on-his-skydrive New Microsoft Store planned for Jacksonville, Fla. https://www.neowin.net/news/new-microsoft-store-planned-for-jacksonville-fla/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/166270512microsoft-logo-2012.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is in discussions with the city of Jacksonville, Fla., to open a new 4,975-square-foot store. No lease has been signed, but plans have already been submitted for the store. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-microsoft-store-planned-for-jacksonville-fla">Read more...</a> atosie@live.com (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:41:55 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-microsoft-store-planned-for-jacksonville-fla Verizon store employees steal nude photos, share them with random customer https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-employees-steal-nude-photos-share-them-with-random-customer/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/555118402vz.jpg" alt="" /></div>Two Verizon store employees in Florida are accused of stealing nude photos from a woman&#039;s smartphone and sharing them with a random customer. The catch? The random customer was the woman&#039;s friend <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-employees-steal-nude-photos-share-them-with-random-customer">Read more...</a> tyler@neowin.net (Tyler Holman) Sun, 04 Nov 2012 05:42:15 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-employees-steal-nude-photos-share-them-with-random-customer First Windows 8 government app appears in Windows Store https://www.neowin.net/news/first-windows-8-government-app-appears-in-windows-store/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2009500412win8apps.jpg" alt="" /></div>The first Windows 8 app made for the &#039;government&#039; category is now available to download for Windows 8 RTM members. The app was made for the Bay County, Florida tax office. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/first-windows-8-government-app-appears-in-windows-store">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:07:44 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/first-windows-8-government-app-appears-in-windows-store Google Maps misplaces popular city https://www.neowin.net/news/google-maps-misplaces-popular-city/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/t1larg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google Maps, a widely accepted and relied on tool for obtaining directions to unknown locations, or even to browse towns for fun, somehow wiped the popular city of Sunrise, Florida right off of their map. ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-maps-misplaces-popular-city">Read more...</a> Capt@inameri.ca (Alan Cone) Thu, 23 Sep 2010 15:40:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-maps-misplaces-popular-city Florida defendant: RIAA = fraud, conspiracy, and extortion https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-defendant-riaa--fraud-conspiracy-and-extortion/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While the RIAA continues its allegations of copyright infringement, defendants such as Suzy Del Cid, which accuses the RIAA of all sorts of nefarious misdeeds, are fighting back. UMG vs. Del Cid is being heard... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-defendant-riaa--fraud-conspiracy-and-extortion">Read more...</a> () Mon, 04 Jun 2007 20:58:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-defendant-riaa--fraud-conspiracy-and-extortion Florida Man Gets 6 Years & Pays 4.1M Restitution for Piracy https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-man-gets-6-years-amp-pays-41m-restitution-for-piracy/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Danny Ferrer, of Lakeland, Florida was sentenced on Friday to six years in prison and ordered to pay over 4.1 million dollars in restitution to software authors Adobe Systems Inc., Autodesk, and Macromedia Inc. for... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-man-gets-6-years-amp-pays-41m-restitution-for-piracy">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 Aug 2006 19:16:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-man-gets-6-years-amp-pays-41m-restitution-for-piracy Florida Spammer Fined $11 Billion https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-spammer-fined-11-billion/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A US District court has ordered a Florida man accused of sending large volumes of spam to pay fines of $11.2 billion to a small Iowa-based ISP. CIS Internet Services in a lawsuit filed... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-spammer-fined-11-billion">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Jan 2006 18:09:16 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-spammer-fined-11-billion Florida Wins Spammer Injunction https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-wins-spammer-injunction/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Florida prosecutors have been granted an injunction against two men accused of running mass e-mailing operations, in what is the state's first victory against spam. The move will prevent Scott Filary, 25, and Donald Townsend,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-wins-spammer-injunction">Read more...</a> () Wed, 13 Apr 2005 08:26:12 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-wins-spammer-injunction From Florida With Love https://www.neowin.net/news/from-florida-with-love/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On a Florida college, EA confirms two Bond games, the sequel to LOTR: Third Age, and a secret non-sports Tiburon title. Seeking young talent for upcoming ventures in videogame development, Electronic Arts... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/from-florida-with-love">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Sun, 06 Feb 2005 17:24:14 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/from-florida-with-love 6 killed in Florida over Xbox https://www.neowin.net/news/6-killed-in-florida-over-xbox/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An ex-convict who blamed a young woman for taking his video game system and clothes recruited three teenagers to stab and beat her and five others to death, investigators said Sunday. The 22-year-old... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/6-killed-in-florida-over-xbox">Read more...</a> () Mon, 09 Aug 2004 08:48:14 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/6-killed-in-florida-over-xbox Florida city aims to curb violent computer games https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-city-aims-to-curb-violent-computer-games/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Florida city is determined to pass a law restricting children's access to violent computer games despite legal challenges to similar attempts elsewhere, and charges of censorship, its mayor said on Friday. The... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-city-aims-to-curb-violent-computer-games">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Sun, 18 Jan 2004 09:40:17 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-city-aims-to-curb-violent-computer-games Florida Dorms Lock Out P2P Users https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-dorms-lock-out-p2p-users/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hope they don't get any ideas from this at any other unis... &quot;The University of Florida has developed a tool to help extricate the school from the morass of peer-to-peer file trading, and... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-dorms-lock-out-p2p-users">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Oct 2003 21:38:57 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/florida-dorms-lock-out-p2p-users Microsoft Settles Florida Suit for $200 Million https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-settles-florida-suit-for-200-million/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it would pay up to $202 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by consumers in Florida that claimed the world's largest software maker had abused its monopoly and... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-settles-florida-suit-for-200-million">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Wed, 16 Apr 2003 11:09:56 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-settles-florida-suit-for-200-million