High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses
the latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
Netjuice Consulting, Spain's largest Internet consulting firm, with offices in
Miami, has been recognized as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, one of only
five companies in the three-state Microsoft Gulf States District to earn the honor,
Microsoft officials say. A Netjuice executive will also sit on the Microsoft e-Commerce
Partner Advisory Council, one of 50 companies in the US selected for the board.
Gold Level Certification, Microsoft officials say, acknowledges a company's expertise
and status as a high-level partner.
INTERNETWORKER: The Miami Internet Alliance is presenting
"From Bricks to Clicks," a seminar describing how to use the Internet
to expand a business, at 6:30 p.m. today (3/29) in the J.W. Marriott, 1111 Brickell
Charter Communications, a broadband communications company, will sponsor the Internet
Coast's first "Internet Street Fair" from noon to 6 p.m. May 5 along
Lincoln Road between Pennsylvania and Washington streets, Miami Beach. More than
100 Internet Coast companies a collection of technology firms in Palm Beach,
Broward and Miami-Dade counties will showcase products and ideas. Charter
Communications will showcase high-speed Internet access capabilities by providing
connectivity for the event. Admission is free. Details: internetstreetfair.com.
VERIZON HUB: Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest
wireless communications provider, has opened a 5,000-square-foot store at 821
W 49th St., Hialeah. The outlet is the company's newest and largest retail location
in the state, company officials say. The free-standing store is twice the size
of a typical Verizon Wireless outlet. Hialeah's central location will allow the
store to serve as a hub among Verizon Wireless' 16 South Florida retail outlets,