Computer problems at N.J. MVC halt driver license, ID services
TRENTON -- New Jersey motorists visiting the state's Motor Vehicle Commission offices on Tuesday are having to wait longer than usual because of computer woes. The MVC's driver's licensing and non-driver ID transaction systems are experiencing problems statewide, according to a spokesman. Other services, including registration and titling, are still available. An alert on the commission's…
New Jersey CIO Steve Emanuel Heads to Private Sector
CIO Steve Emanuel has held the top IT spot in New Jersey for the last five years, but on April 8, he will move on.Emanuel, who is no stranger to the ins and outs of state and local government, said the upcoming state elections and emerging opportunities had him considering how to make a controlled departure from government.
N.J. ranks high in close calls between drones and commercial airlines
WASHINGTON -- More than two dozen drones were spotted in the skies over New Jersey where they weren't supposed to be, including some flying close to commercial airliners, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday. The 27 drone reports in the Garden State was the fifth most, according to the FAA, which received 582 reports from pilots,…
5 real-life tips from women working in tech
Asbury Park Press covered a panel discussion at iCIMs on Tuesday night that discussed obstacles women face in the male-dominated tech industry. This article was written by Michael L. Diamond.
Jersey City school wins national STEM contest 2 years in a row
JERSEY CITY -- Five Jersey City students have been named grand-prize winners in a national science competition, thanks to their work improving the environment with special mushrooms. Winning the Lexus Eco Challenge competition means that the student team, from P.S. 28's environmental club Project Reservoir, has won $30,000 in total: $7,000 goes to the school, $4,000…