Washington D.C. – According to Babette Boliek of AEI, “ If you like lower taxes, using the Internet, and increased investment in broadband infrastructure, you’ll like what the House of Representatives just passed on Wednesday: an act that would permanently ban taxes on Internet access services. The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) bars state and local governments from placing taxes on Internet access and from imposing discriminatory Internet-only taxes, such as taxes on email services. In other words, this act prevents the list of access taxes you see on the bottom of your telephone bill from also being part of your Internet service provider’s bill.”
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute, (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has received three TechConnect 2015 National & Global Innovation Awards.
Trenton, NJ – According to New Jersey Business Magazine, “The NJ Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has issued four advisories on cyberattacks in the last week. Vulnerabilities were found in Microsoft Office, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash Player.”
Mount Laurel, NJ - The NJ Tech Council 2015 CFO Awards Breakfast was recently held at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe. Four awards were given by the Tech Council, a trade organization in the region supporting technology companies.
Washington D.C. – According to the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, “With big data come enormous benefits -- socially and economically -- along with questions that feel new to us. Businesses should be thinking about how to make the most of big data, while also stewarding the information consumers have entrusted to them.”
Paramus, NJ - Advanced Data System Corp (ADS) has partnered with the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) to offer a new service currently run by NJII’s NJ-HITEC division to help ADS clients easily comply with a number of federally mandated programs established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). NJ-HITEC is able to assist practices nationwide.
Trenton, NJ - The data center business continues to prosper in New Jersey, and if the axiom “location, location, location” applies anywhere, it’s here. Proximity to New York and its financial services sector is key, as is New Jersey’s location in the Boston-Washington, DC corridor. And while New Jersey isn’t necessarily an inexpensive place to do business, it’s certainly cost-effective compared to New York. Moreover, the state’s fiber and telco prowess comes into play in a very large way.
Trenton, NJ - In order for businesses to remain constantly connected in an increasingly fast-paced business environment, the state’s telecommunications industry must continuously deliver innovations. Whether you’re a small business or a multi-billion-dollar corporation, companies like AT&T are constantly investing in new technologies to develop new products and services to help New Jersey’s business customers do what they do … but even better.
Mount Laurel, NJ - According to James Barrood of the NJ Tech Council, Founded in 1996, the NJTC is a private, not-for-profit membership organization. It is among the largest and most respected trade associations of its kind nationwide, with a mission of providing education, networking, resources, recognition and advocacy for the state and region’s tech businesses."
Trenton, NJ - An altered and diminished labor market has driven many people – from recent college graduates to retirees – to form their own high-tech startup companies, and their efforts have been facilitated by a robust Internet era, which features easy access to relevant information, as well as smooth communications with colleagues and other experts.
Trenton, NJ - According to Melissa Orsen of the NJEDA, "
Galloway, NJ - More than 200 girls in grades 9-11 and 30 educators from high schools throughout New Jersey will attend AAUW NJ teentech 2015, a day of hands-on workshops designed to engage girls in the broad opportunities available in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields.
Newark, NJ - Are you paying a search firm to find qualified candidates for such hard-to-fill positions as cybersecurity, software development, database programming and senior software development engineers?Did you know that upSKILL can connect you with a cadre of experienced employment candidates who have the most up-to-date skills to fill a wide variety of technical and managerial positions, at no charge to you?
Trenton, NJ - As the market continues to improve, your organization might be plugging some holes in the workforce and even creating new positions. But as you shuffle through résumés, don’t get too hung up on finding the perfect mixture of background and technical skills. According to Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, the most important qualification a job seeker can possess isn’t always evident on paper.
Trenton, NJ - Angel Medical Systems in Shrewsbury realizes that many people do not recognize the symptoms of heart attacks or do not take the warning signs seriously enough. The growing technology company also knows that every minute counts when dealing with a heart attack. With these factors in mind, Angel Medical Systems developed an implantable device that monitors an individual’s heart, alerting to changes often seen before, or at the onset of, a heart attack.
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