Is New Jersey Finally Getting Smarter About Smart Meters?

New Jersey is finally embracing smart meters. Well, maybe. Rockland Electric won approval last week from regulators to install smart meters in the homes of its 74,000 customers, the first time a utility has been given the go-ahead to put the two-way enhanced-communication devices into use in New Jersey. Smart meters offer a multitude of benefits.…


Princeton-based Miami International Holdings Strongly Refutes Nasdaq Law Suit Claims

Last week, Nasdaq (New York) sued Miami International Holdings Inc. (Princeton) for allegedly infringing patents and stealing trade secrets. Thomas P. Gallagher, chairman and CEO of MIH, countered back, calling the lawsuit “frivolous” and repeatedly called the larger, more established exchange a “bully.” In a statement issued on Sept. 1, Gallagher said, "We believe that NASDAQ's complaint is nothing more than a feeble attempt to stifle innovation by a smaller company that has had tremendous success over the past five years."


Commvault Employees Give Back to New Jersey in a Big Way

The employees at Commvault (Tinton Falls) have just completed a month-long marathon of volunteer events designed to allow them contribute to their community. Commvault is an enterprise-data-management company, and one of New Jersey’s largest technology employers.


Security Automation Key to Staying Ahead of Threats, IDT’s Ben-Oni Says

Golan Ben-Oni, CIO of IDT (Newark), spoke at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Loft in New York on August 23 about how IDT secures its computers and cloud, and about the NSA EternalBlue hack in April of IDT's servers. “Automation is the only way we can stay ahead of the emerging threat landscape. Security automation is achievable,” he said.


MobileArq Academy Teaches Students to Build, Fly Drones

The MobileArq Academy, a branch of the parent-teacher-organization (PTO) fundraising startup MobileArq, graduated its first batch of drone enthusiasts from its “Build a Quad” summer course for middle- and high-school students, which took place in Summit.





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