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Panel: Educated workforce, innovation key to Newark growth

Taking advantage of an educated workforce is key to transforming Newark, according to panelists at the VOICE Summit.

Inaugural VOICE Summit opens at NJIT

People, tech and VOICE Summit’s host city all got shout-outs in early sessions Tuesday.

How Newark gave VOICE to summit


This week (July 24-26), the VOICE Summit will take place in Newark at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

NY Red Bulls debut app

The New York Red Bulls are looking to score with the launch of the Major League Soccer club’s first mobile app.

Data breach affects online customers of Macy's, Bloomingdale's

Some customers of macys.com and bloomingdales.com have been subject to a data breach, according to the retailers’ parent company.

Newark council approves Amazon incentives

Newark has formalized $1 billion in payroll tax exemptions aimed at attracting Amazon's second headquarters to the city.

ConnectOne adopts technology for off-site loan applications

ConnectOne Bank is implementing a cloud-based platform to streamline retail and commercial loan interactions in a single bank operating system.

Manufacturers look to automation to increase productivity

Automation, including robots, is helping New Jersey manufacturers to be more competitive and expand into other markets while allowing employees to...

Comcast outages affect wide swath of US

Outages involving Comcast and Xfinity TV and internet services were being reported across the U.S. on Friday afternoon, with significant parts of the...

Newark Venture Partners to fund group of six

Newark Venture Partners, a venture capital fund whose mission is to build technology companies, has pledged investment to six technology companies:...

Product partners Amazon with life sciences companies

An electronic platform is being pitched to pharmaceutical companies in New Jersey.

Yorktel adds Brandofino as COO

Information technology industry veteran Mike Brandofino has joined Eatontown-based Yorktel as chief operations officer.

App gives guidance after sexual harassment incidents

Say you're on a work trip, and off the clock, your boss makes an unwanted and unwarranted sexual advance toward you. Or say you're an executive who's...

ACG diversity forum: 'Courageous conversations'

A panel of professionals identified diversity and inclusion problems Tuesday with an eye toward preventing legal risk in the workplace.

'Wait and see' posture follows end of net neutrality

Net neutrality is no longer and folks around the state are mulling the fallout.

Your next financial adviser may be a computer

The next time you seek advice about your stock portfolio, the party that's answering may not be a human.

Gateway Tunnel funding advances through Senate subcommittee

The U.S. Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Appropriations Subcommittee has approved about $2.5 billion to advance the...

ClassLink builds server as school data tool

Clifton-based ClassLink has created a virtual server for educational institutions, called OneSync, which automatically identifies login accounts for...

Murphy appoints Rein chief technology officer

Gov. Phil Murphy has named Christopher Rein as New Jersey’s chief technology officer, overseeing the Office of Information Technology’s...

RCM elevates execs after Campanelli retirement

Chairman Bradley Vizi has been named executive chairman of RCM Technologies, following the June 1 retirement of Rocco Campanelli.

Quest to treat cancer patients using Watson tech

Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics is using IBM’s Watson Genomics technology to provide tumor gene sequencing and match it with treatments.

NJIT, Woz U offer online training

The New Jersey Institute of Technology has partnered with technology-based education start-up Woz U to offer online courses on cybersecurity and software development.

Kansas tech company to acquire Lumeta of Somerset

Keying on the tech companies’ strategic synergies, FireMon of Overland Park, Kansas, said Tuesday it plans to acquire Somerset-based Lumeta.

McCarter & English establishes blockchain practice

Law firm McCarter & English launched a new Blockchain, Smart Contract and Digital Currency Practice, which is being led by East Brunswick Managing Partner Dave Sorin.

NJII, HealRWorld partner to help grow sustainable companies

The New Jersey Innovation Institute, a corporation of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, has formed a partnership with Somerville-based HealRWorld, a company specializing in helping the growth of sustainable businesses, to form a new accelerator program and investment fund.

Inspira to open second radiation oncology center

Inspira Health Network has opened a radiation oncology center on its Medical Center Woodbury campus.

Hospital to use Discharge Concierge app

Pascack Valley Medical Center, a part of the Hackensack Meridian Health, is introducing Discharge Concierge, a mobile app created by Asbury Park-based GoMo Health.

App assists NJ doctors, patients

Seattle-based health care technology company 98point6 has introduced a mobile app, based on a machine-learning program, to 11 states including New Jersey.

S2S Newark Technology Center opens

Newark Public Schools, the city of Newark and nonprofit Students 2 Science opened the S2S Newark Technology Center on Monday with a mission of educating fifth- to 12th-grade students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Synchronous technology brings Rutgers campuses closer

At first glance, Sara Campbell’s classroom at Rutgers University’s Busch Campus in Piscataway looks like any other. Yet only half her students are actually in her room. The others are miles away in a classroom on the Cook/Douglass Campus in New Brunswick.

NJBIZ Lists: Cybersecurity Cos.

Ranked by: Number of New Jersey employees

Sax LLP expands services with Sax Technology Advisors

Accounting, tax and advisory firm Sax LLP has added Sax Technology Advisors, led by tech veteran Matthew Hahn.

Comodo Cybersecurity names Subar as CEO

Clifton-based cybersecurity-services company Comodo Cybersecurity has named tech-sector veteran Steve Subar as CEO and president.

Apt app: Mobile phone program helps docs track patient info

A patient-doctor mobile app developed at Hackensack-Meridian Health has drawn praise during initial tests in advance of a rollout to health care providers and patients.

Bloomfield tech company offers co-working space

Digital strategy firm Mosaic Strategies Group has created a co-working space that offers 3,200 square feet of collective working spaces, private offices and meeting rooms.

North Jersey real estate investors can use social media

The BuilderPartner real estate management company is using social media technology to offer investors in North Jersey an opportunity to invest in their own neighborhoods.

Rutgers educators test wireless apps to improve Internet speed

Rutgers University–New Brunswick educators are among a team of researchers testing new classes of wireless applications to improve Internet speed.

Mobile app cuts wait times in doctor offices

Concierge Key Health of Newport Beach, Calif., has introduced a mobile app that can dramatically decrease time spent in Doctor’s office waiting rooms.

NJII deploying innovation to cut health care costs


The New Jersey Innovation Institute, a corporation of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, operates across several industry sectors via its network of iLabs. None of its innovation hubs is more active than the Healthcare Delivery Systems iLab. As senior executive director for healthcare systems innovation, Tomas Gregorio and his team work with NJIT’s R&D arm and industry partners to establish and build organizations based in health care. NJBIZ talked to Gregorio and Dr. Haro Hartounian, executive director for biotechnology and pharmaceutical innovation, for an update on several projects, including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative, which directed participants to devise ways to improve health care quality while reducing costs. Funding for this program was only given to 29 health care institutions, including NJII.

Biopharma startup locates in CCIT

Sunnylife Pharma, a startup biopharmaceutical company launched by a team of former Merck scientists, has taken space in the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies, the New Brunswick-based life sciences incubator run by the state’s Economic Development Authority.

Newark picked to host Amazon-sponsored voice tech summit

Newark has been chosen as the host city for a voice technology summit in July to be sponsored by Amazon Alexa.

Study: Tech industry contributed 1,800 new jobs to NJ

The technology industry contributed 1,800 new jobs and $48 billion into New Jersey economy last year, according to a study by CompTIA.

The 2018 NJBIZ Power 100

Our top pick this year doesn’t reside in New Jersey, but he and his company have a substantial impact on the state — and it may just be the beginning.

Lourdes offers new CT scanner

Camden-based Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is offering the SOMATOM Definition Flash Scanner, a new type of CT scanner built by Siemens that can capture images of double current resolution in less than a second.