It's called 'The Hub' and Murphy swears it will help make us a tech magnet
It's called "The Hub" -- a redevelopment project in New Brunswick that Gov. Phil Murphy says will help realize his goal of making New Jersey a magnet for scientific and technological innovation. Plus, it will bring "lots" of new jobs to the state, he said. Murphy and a bevy of state, local, education, and business officials
Can New Jersey Make Net Neutrality the Law for the Garden State?
An Assembly panel on Monday moved a package of legislation designed to ensure New Jerseyans continue to get all internet content without discrimination or extra charges. Net neutrality - the idea that all content transmitted over the internet should be treated equally without imposing different charges on specific users, applications, or content - has been a....
State Still Not Sold on Smart Metering for Utility Customers
The state is still having a lot of trouble making a decision about smart meters and whether they would benefit millions of utility customers. Poised to order state officials to require utilities to install smart meters at customers' homes, lawmakers tabled a bill this week to allow an agency to study how well a modest program…
IT Centralization Review Among New Jersey Committee's Recommendations for New Governor
Members of the New Jersey Government Technology and Innovation Transition Advisory Committee found state infrastructure "outdated" but offered numerous ways to upgrade it and improve innovation.
Startups, Incubators, Accelerators: Thinking Big About Small Business
Huge tax incentives that were the hallmark of New Jersey's last gubernatorial administration have certainly not disappeared - as evidenced by the $5 billion that's been offered to Amazon to lure the mega-retailer to Newark. But now state officials are considering another approach to economic development, nurturing startup companies at the other end of the business…