High School Students from Newark and Jersey City Pitch Business Ideas at Summer Tech Entrepreneurship Program

On August 11, twenty-one high school students from Newark and Jersey City pitched business ideas that they had developed during the Morrison Technologies (Jersey City) Summer Technology & Entrepreneurship Program (STEP).

New Jersey and Data-Driven Innovation: Imperfect Together

New Jersey barely made it into the top half of the states doing a good job encouraging and enabling data-driven innovation, according to a new report. "The Best States for Data Innovation," a report issued last Friday by the nonpartisan Center for Data Innovation, based in Washington, D.C., ranked New Jersey 23rd based on 25 indicators…

Extending Real-World Fiduciary Protection to 'Digital Assets'

Many of us have had the unsettling experience of receiving a Facebook prompt for a birthday or anniversary for a friend or family member long since deceased. Nowadays, most people have a robust digital life, and without action, that life remains intact. As more and more New Jersey residents accumulate "digital assets," use online banking, and…

Proposal to Scan N.J. Motorists' Phones Lingers Despite Some Concerns

A gadget that would allow police to search a motorist's phone to determine whether texting and driving was involved in an accident, was not popular among NJ.com readers. Still, the gadget -- called the 'Textalyzer' -- or one like it, could see a roll out in New Jersey. Sen. Richard Codey (D-Essex) introduced a similar bill

Newark ranked 13th for tech talent among top 50 U.S. markets

 Newark moved up six places to 13th in an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. markets for attracting and growing tech talent. The boost in the rankings is thanks in part to an average tech salary that rose to $107,000 in 2016, according to the global real estate firm CBRE. The so-called Tech…

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