Girls Who Code Visit AT&T Bedminster Gaining Better Understanding of Career Possibilities
AT&T hosted the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program class at its Bedminster complex on August 14. The girls received a tour of the AT&T Global Network Operations Center (GNOC); career inspiration from Dr. Alicia Abella, executive director of technical research at AT&T Labs; and a tour of Abella’s own lab.
N.J. has 4 of America's 5 top high schools, Newsweek says
New Jersey dominated Newsweek's "America's Top High Schools" list released today, taking four of the top five spots in the rankings. Thomas Jefferson High School in Virginia was the highest-rated high school in America, followed by four New Jersey schools: High Technology High School in Lincroft The Academy For Mathematics Science And Engineering in Rockaway Union…
Jersey City Council approves $1.2M contract for police body cameras
JERSEY CITY -- The City Council has approved a $1.2 million contract that will outfit the city's police force with body cameras. All but one council member -- Richard Boggiano of Ward C -- voted during last night's meeting in favor of the resolution, which awarded the contract for a maximum of 1,200 body cameras to…
Juniper Awards Scholarships to Fledgling New Jersey Engineers
This year's Juniper scholarships went to Kevin Takacs, a graduate of Cherry Hill High School East; and Ian Lawson, a graduate of Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies.
Rate Counsel Files With FCC to Block Verizon Switch to Fiber-Optic System
The Federal Communications Commission is being asked to order Verizon New Jersey to suspend pending disconnections of traditional copper phone service that will enable the telecommunications company to move customers to a new fiber-optic system. In a filing with the federal agency, the state Division of Rate Counsel claims the company is switching certain residential customers…