Cease And Desist? West Orange Goes After A Web Site.
The town of West Orange wants to shut down the website WestOrange.info saying it could be confusing for those looking for official information. A local attorney finds the whole idea ridiculous and wrote a humorous letter to the town in response to its cease-and-desist letter.
Matching Grad Skills to Job Market Is Key to Making NJ Colleges Relevant, Says Rowan’s Houshmand
During N.J.’s Technology and Entrepreneurship Week, April 22–26, 2013, the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) sponsored a thought-provoking event at Rowan University (Glassboro) titled “How To Make New Jersey a High-Tech Hub.” The keynote address by Ali Houshmand, who became Rowan’s seventh president in July 2012, discussed the need for change in higher education so students leave college with skills that match employer needs, especially important to the development of the N.J. tech industry.
New Web Tool Will Link Enrollees to Expanded Medicaid
A new web portal will help the state sign up more than 100,000 new Medicaid enrollees starting this fall.
NJTC Tech Idea and Demo Days Bring New Companies, Ideas Into Focus
Thus far in 2013, the New Jersey Tech Council (NJTC) has held three Tech Idea and Demo Days in various parts of the state. The group wanted to create a forum through which new ideas and new companies could gain public exposure and receive a reality check from a panel of experts. We cover the March and May events in Summit and Piscataway respectively in this article.
NJ Tech Industry Pays $105,400 on Average; Supports 195,000 jobs
N.J. ranked ninth in the nation with 195,500 tech industry workers in 2012, a slight increase of 700 jobs from 2011, according to the TechAmerica Foundation (Washington) release of its 15th edition of its annual Cyberstates report. N.J. tech workers earned an average annual wage that was the fourth highest in the nation at $105,400 in 2012.