Reddit, Vine Cofounders Come to Bergen County for HackBCA High School Hackathon

The founders of red­dit and Vine were so blown away by the or­gan­izers of the Ber­gen County Academies High School Hack­a­thon on March 22, that they agreed to come and judge the con­test. This re­port is by con­trib­ut­or Steven Galante.

Packed House Hears About NJ Makerspace Movement at March Jersey Shore Tech Meetup

It was stand­ing room only at Cowerks (As­bury Park) March 18, 2014, as an en­thu­si­ast­ic group peppered Steph­en “Skip” Carter — director of the Rutgers Center for Innovation Education and codirector of the New Jersey Makerspace Association — with questions after his presentation there. Carter was addressing Jersey Shore Tech Meetup about the potential for community makerspaces to become a vital resource for economic development, job training and entrepreneurship.

HackPrinceton Draws 500 Students to Brainstorm and Build, but Not Sleep

NJTech­Weekly was at Star­tup Week­end New Jer­sey while Hack­Prin­ceton took place. More than 30 mem­bers of the Prin­ceton Tech Meetup signed up to ment­or for this event. We fol­lowed the event on Twit­ter, but we couldn't make it. Here is a story from Sta­cey Huang, Class of 2016.
Photo: Jill Singer spoke about the hybrid cloud at the NJTC CIO event in late February. Photo Credit: Esther Surden
Jill Singer spoke about the hybrid cloud at the NJTC CIO event in late February. | Esther Surden

Migrating to the Hybrid Cloud Brings New Sets of Challenges to CIOs, Singer Tells NJTC

At the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) CIO conference February 27, 2014, keynote speaker Jill Singer discussed the hybrid cloud and how CIOs should handle migration to this part public, part private entity. The conference took place at Synchronoss headquarters in Bridgewater.

Brown and Jarvis Face Off on Media Disruption at Montclair Entrepreneurship Meetup

The Montclair En­tre­pren­eur­ship Meetup fea­tured a dis­cus­sion on me­dia dis­rup­tion between me­dia gurus Mer­rill Brown and Jeff Jar­vis.

Startups: Be Aware of Opportunities Through P2B Program, April 7 Deadline

Without much fan­fare, New Jer­sey In­sti­tute of Tech­no­logy (NJIT) is again launch­ing its People to Busi­ness (P2B) event this spring. The spe­cial pro­gram con­nects star­tups with highly qual­i­fied middle- and top-level pro­fes­sion­als who are will­ing to vo­lun­teer to help the com­pan­ies grow.

Contributor Opinion: My Google Glass Experience Leaves Me Optimistic About Wearable Technology

Our con­trib­ut­or, Steven Galante, talks about his ex­per­i­ence with Google Glass in this piece.
Around New Jersey

Over 60,000 New Jersey Students Take Part in Field Test of Online PARCC Exams

More than 62,000 New Jersey elementary and high school students were part of the nation’s first large-scale test of the online PARCC exams, an early trial that officials are calling a success -- despite some glitches. Via NJ Spotlight.

NJ Set E-Filing Record for Filing Tax Returns

New Jersey actually has set a record number of electronic filings this year, according to an IRS spokesman. We have received the most electronic file returns that we have ever received in the history of electronic filing. We received 3.1 million tax returns, and that’s out of 3.5 million that we projected for the entire year.”

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