NJ Municipal Websites Examined by Monmouth University

Monmouth University in West Long Branch conducted a study of NJ municipal websites and found that few provide the required, easy access to the municipal budget.

Plainsboro 5th Graders awarded for designing electricity generating shoe

Three 5th grade students from Millstone River School won a regional award from Toshiba award  for designing an electricity-generating shoes that can charge a laptop.

Forbes Contributor Looks at Use of Google Chromebooks in Passaic Public Schools

Jason Evangelho, a contributor to Forbes, wrote an in-depth article about the use of Google Chromebooks at the Passaic Public School district. He spoke to Dr. Lawrence Everett, interim superintendent and Joshua Koen, IT director.

Hacker Who Cracked 120,000 iPad Accounts Gets 41 months

A judge in Newark handed down a 41-month federal prison sentence to an Internet troll who stole information from 120,000 iPad subscribers on AT&T — including “the most exclusive list on the planet” — and passed on the list for publication online.

Rutgers Tool Simulates the Realities of Sea-Level Rise

A unique online mapping tool published by Rutgers University is designed to help local officials plan for coastal flooding in coming decades. Some four months after Hurricane Sandy dramatically raised public concern about the power of the ocean, Rutgers officials are alerting government officials, businesses, and individuals to the likely effects of rising seas on their roads, bridges, beaches, docks, homes, and communities.

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