Industry Survey Shows NJ Companies “Running to the Cloud” But Security Still of Concern
At a New Jersey Tech Council meeting in October, speakers presented NJIT’s fifth information and communications technology (ICT) forecast. The group based its findings on a survey of mid-Atlantic tech companies, most of them in New Jersey. Several international companies also participated.
Rutgers Celebrates 50 Years of Computer Science and its Supercomputer Caliburn
In 2016, Rutgers held two celebrations of its achievements in computer science. One, a symposium at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in October, feted 50 years of computer science at Rutgers. The second event, in December, celebrated the future, with a focus on “Caliburn,” the university’s newest supercomputer.
Newark Community Members Observe Increased Interest in Tech Entrepreneurship and a Changing Narrative for Newark
I have been involved with the technology community in Newark for over a decade. I am most excited by the growing interest in technology entrepreneurship by the students and faculty at the city's higher education institutions. This desire to explore technology startups is not limited to business students but extends to all disciplines.
From the Team at =SPACE, Providing Space and Opportunity to Enable the Next Wave of Tech Innovators
The year 2016 was a time for a huge steps forward for our sharespace and incubator =SPACE! We moved ourselves into 2 Gateway the home of our investor Kevin Collins. We established a partnership with Gateway Project and Project for Empty Space, a not-for-profit organization that creates socially engaging, multidisciplinary art exhibitions and programming that encourage social dialogue, education, and systemic change for cultural tolerance. This enabled us to provide another layer of creative thinking for our community.
From GNEC’s Point of View: Supporting the Underserved Newark Tech Ecosystem with Entrepreneurial Education and Strategic Debt Financing
“Success for GNEC in supporting the local tech ecosystem in Newark is not just the success of the businesses being developed, but the financial growth and well-being of the local residents that live in the Newark community.” Steven Gomez of the Greater Newark Enterprises Corp. tells NJTechWeekly.