NJ Tech Whiz Hosts Hanukka ‘Hackathon’

Zach Feldman, who grew up in a Conservative Jewish home in Scotch Plains, is a computer coding whiz. He is also a cofounder and currently chief academic officer of the New York Code + Design Academy, in lower Manhattan. Putting all that together, Feldman found himself hosting a 25-hour marathon of software and hardware development linked to Hanukka.

Newark Elementary School Gets $50,000 Grant from Samsung for Technology and Visit from Booker

Sen. Cory Booker and Samsung officials were on hand at  the Peshine Avenue Elementary school in Newark last week as Samsung officials delivered a $50,000 STEM grant to the school and students demonstrated projects they had developed during a pilot program sponsored by Samsung's emPOWER Tomorrow.

Broadband Internet Access, County by County: Mapping New Jersey's Digital Divide

Twenty-five years after the dawn of the Internet, the first data released on technology in local homes shows how ubiquitous computers and broadband Internet access have become in New Jersey, as well as the wide gap between wired and unconnected based on income. More than 86 percent of New Jersey households had a computer -- desktop,…

HackRU Showcases Student Inventions

“HackRU Fall 2014” took place Oct. 11 to 12 in the College Avenue Student Center. Around 800 hackers, students, mentors and others attended, according to event director Sam Agnew, a School of Arts and Sciences senior. Story via The Daily Targum

AT&T Smart Future Conference Highlights Forward-Thinking Somerset County Tech Companies

The Smart Future conference held at Bedminster's AT&T Labs Research facility on Oct. 17 outlined the ways in which Somerset County's tech companies are bringing about change.

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