Newark joins New York and London as cities that have installed “Link” kiosks along pedestrian thoroughfares, providing high-speed wifi, mobile phone charging, free domestic phone calls, navigation assistance and more, all at no cost to users or taxpayers.
More than 2,400 people flocked to the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark to attend the first installment of the three-day VOICE Summit.
The Voice Summit will feature more than 150 speakers, offer 11 tracks, and make available Amazon-sponsored, hands-on training for those interested in developing custom apps for Alexa.
Newark beat out New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to host the Amazon-backed VOICE Summit. When the event comes to town on July 24th, it will also be a test of Newark’s destination city potential.
The Newark Fiber project being advanced by city leadership over the past four years is a bold one, experts say.
Interested in tech and entrepreneurship in Newark? Clear your calendar the week of October 18th.
Newark’s Office of Technology will present a live showcase of this year’s Hackathon for Women’s Safety, where submissions from participants will be revealed and judged, and a competition winner announced.
Get in there: Fownders, the tech startup accelerator that launched in Newark this past summer, is building its second cohort now, with applications open through Friday, January 13.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. announced the winner of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
Newark Venture Partner Labs held its demo day for its inaugural accelerator class on Wednesday at the Prudential Center, presenting a professional cohort that gave polished presentations to an enthusiastic audience.