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'Unique moment in time': Carpenters co-op goes digital to hammer home message to millennials

Late last month, the Carpenter Contract Trust — a multistate labor-management cooperative — posted the first in a series of online videos...

Wiley completes $200M Learning House acquisition

Global publishing company John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced Friday the completion of its $200 million cash acquisition of Learning House from Weld...

Morristown Medical first US hospital to use new laser system

Morristown Medical Center said it is the first hospital in the U.S. to implement the Beacon Advanced Energy Laser System from OmniGuide Surgical.

$300M Merck facility driven by industry evolution

Driven in part by a diversity of products in its pipeline, capability needs and other evolving requirements, Merck & Co. is investing $300 million in...

Experts debate pros and cons of doing business in NJ at EisnerAmper summit

Putting a new twist on the 1980s tourism campaign, a panel of experts from the public and private sectors offered insights into the opportunities and...

Trenton ranked No. 18 IT town in nation

Trenton is ranked the No. 18 Tech Town in the country according to a study released Tuesday by information technology association CompTIA.

Robotic system takes surgery 'step forward' at HUMC

Hackensack University Medical Center is one of 16 hospitals in the U.S. to acquire the next generation da Vinci single port surgical system from...

When it comes to gender, tech has plenty of work to do


My 10-year-old daughter recently approached me on the playground, pointed to a younger boy and said, “He's talking about 'dumb girls.'”...

Newark Tech Summit: Human workforce is key

Technological advancement is happening in Newark because of talented employees who are contributing to innovation.

LinkNWK launches in Brick City

Newark has bolstered its tech credentials further with the official launch of LinkNWK, a series of kiosks serving users with secure Wi-Fi and other...

Marquee Security broadens service with EAS acquisition

International security provider Marquee Security has acquired the assets of EAS Systems.

ADA-noncompliant websites become growing concern for e-commerce retailers

Retailers know that complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act means providing certain accommodations for their customers: ramps, parking...

EDITORIAL: Fueling innovation for the 21st century

Gov. Murphy recently unveiled the state’s new economic development master plan that includes a number of initiatives that should excite...

NJIT to host ‘ReFraming’ TEDx event

New Jersey Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it will host a TEDxNJIT event Nov. 8 at the Jim Wise Theatre at the NJIT campus.

OP-ED: When it comes to gender, tech has plenty of work to do

My 10-year-old daughter approached me on the playground last weekend, pointed to a younger boy and said, “He's talking about 'dumb...

NJ task force to study effects of automation on state economy

The Murphy administration plans to explore how New Jersey can mitigate the effects automation might have on the state’s economy and workforce...

Tech sector key to state's 'master plan,' Noveck says

Days after the Murphy administration laid out an economic “master plan” for New Jersey, Beth Noveck, the state's first chief innovation...

Artech acquires CDI Corp. business unit

Morristown-based Artech Information Systems has acquired the Talent & Technology Solutions business unit of Philadelphia-based CDI Corp.

NJBIZ reveals 2018 Fast 50 list

Twenty-two never-before-ranked companies appear on this year's list of NJBIZ Fast 50 honorees.

South Jersey cyber surveillance company doubles HQ

Cyber surveillance solutions manufacturer NetQuest Corp. announced an expansion Thursday doubling its Mount Laurel headquarters.

Uber to pay NJ $3.75M as part of data breach, AG says

Ride-sharing company Uber has agreed to pay $148 million in a multistate data breach settlement, of which $3.75 million is for New Jersey, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday.

Vonage to acquire NewVoiceMedia for $350M

Vonage Holdings Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held NewVoiceMedia, a cloud Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) provider, for an equity price of $350 million in cash.

MRI unit at Monmouth Medical Center receives accreditation

A new magnetic resonance imagining machine at Monmouth Medical Center has been accredited by the American College of Radiation.

Safe-Com sweeps TechLaunch BullPen No. 10

Holmdel-based Safe-Com Wireless won both the Audience and Investor Panel awards at the 10th TechLaunch BullPen held earlier this week at the Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs in Princeton.

Morristown Medical pioneers AI tech to ID vascular bleeds

Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital in the world to use the Early Bird Bleed Monitoring System by Saranas, Atlantic Health System said Wednesday.

Edison Partners makes fourth Midwest investment

Edison Partners is leading a $4 million growth investment in Sigstr, a software-as-service platform providing email signature marketing services, the growth-equity investment firm said Tuesday.

Cognizant acquires Kansas-based Salesforce partner

Teaneck-based professional services firm Cognizant has acquired Advanced Technology Group of Kansas, the company announced Tuesday.

AmeriHealth apprises members of privacy breach

AmeriHealth HMO Inc. and AmeriHealth Insurance Co. of New Jersey have notified individual members of an incident involving the breach of protected health information, the company said.

And Emplify makes three: Edison Partners invests $7.5M more in Midwest

Edison Partners is leading a $7.5 million growth investment in Emplify, the company announced Monday.

ZenFi Networks, Cross River Fiber complete merger

ZenFi Networks announced Monday it has completed its merger with Morristown-based Cross River Fiber, which will now operate as ZenFi Networks.

MSNJ signs on for 7-state medical society health exchange

The Medical Society of New Jersey and those of six other states have formed the Health Equity Network for Change, the group announced Monday.

Rutgers opens $115M chemistry research building

Rutgers University on Friday officially opened its new four-story, $115 million square Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building.

EDA, governor's office award $900K to grow local innovation economies

The governor’s office and Economic Development Authority are awarding nine grants of $100,000 each to local communities, aimed at fostering the local innovation economics across New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy’s office announced Thursday.

Smart Hospital Challenge seeks to improve hospital ops

New Jersey Innovation Institute and RWJBarnabas Health, in partnership with the Ocean County Department of Business Development and Tourism, want your ideas to help curb health care spending costs.

High Tech High School sets high bar in Secaucus

The $150 million High Tech High School in Secaucus officially opened its doors to students Tuesday on the 20-acre Frank J. Gargiulo Campus.

NJEdge adds 7 to board

NJEdge, the nonprofit research and education organization, has named seven appointees to its board of trustees, including the presidents of three New Jersey universities.

Edison Partners leads $10M investment

Princeton-based Edison Partners said it is leading a $10 million growth investment in IT monitoring integration company Blue Medora.

Panasonic names Hodkinson general counsel

Jessica Hodkinson has been named general counsel and secretary with Panasonic Corporation of North America.

Wegmans offers set of eyes for visually impaired customers

Visually-impaired shoppers get an extra set of eyes at Wegmans supermarkets now through Aira, an app that uses wearable technology, artificial intelligence and live human assistance to deliver real-time visual descriptions to shoppers who are blind or have low vision.

Former Wayside exec 'back to school' to lead commercialization, incubation at NJIT

Simon Nynens is joining the New Jersey Institute of Technology as vice president of business incubation and executive director of commercialization, the university has announced.

CitiusTech looks to expand service with FluidEdge investment

Princeton-based CitiusTech has made a strategic investment in Philadelphia’s FluidEdge Consulting, a national health care management consulting company.

For hospitals, being first means they have what it takes

Earlier this month RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University announced the launch of a private-public partnership to create “New Jersey’s largest academic health system.”

Super connected: NJ ranks No. 2 in US for 'internet obsession'

Do you or someone you know have an internet problem? Most likely, according to a new report from internet provider All Home Connections, which ranked New Jersey as the No. 2 most internet-obsessed state in the nation.

Third online sportsbook launches in NJ

PlaySugarHouse.com has become the third provider to launch an online sportsbook in New Jersey after receiving clearance from the New Jersey Division of Gaming and Enforcement.

Clover Health expands coverage in South Jersey

Jersey City-based Clover Health has announced its expansion to the Philadelphia Metro region, including Camden, Atlantic, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties.

NJII Health IT Connections enters 9th round

New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT corporation, has helped more than 90 companies through its Health IT Connections program and now, NJII is putting out the call for new applicants.

SaaSfocus to be acquired by Cognizent

Teaneck headquartered Cognizant said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire technology consulting firm SaaSfocus with expectations of a fourth-quarter closing.