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NYU Partners with Venture Firm to Make City a Hub for Startups Using Artificial Intelligence

The future of artificial intelligence may be moving closer to the present. On Wednesday, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will announce the launch of an accelerator-style program that will recruit five early-stage AI startups to the school's Varick Street Incubator. The city's first...

NYU and ffVC Collaborate on AI Startup Support Program

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering and ff Venture Capital announced an accelerator-type program for artificial intelligence startups, called NYU/ffVC AI NexusLab. The New York City-based program will recruit worldwide for five early-stage startups in sectors including software, data and security...

A Loophole in the Right to Be Forgotten

A new study suggests the European Union’s popular Right to Be Forgotten law—which allows EU residents to request that certain articles be delisted from Google and other search engines—may not prove effective, thanks to links that savvy searchers can uncover. The European Union in...

Zika Fix May be as Close as a Common Flower and a Pot of Boiling Water

As half a million people head to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, there's more hovering over the city than the usual pollution—it's the threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, against which Brazil is waging war with synthetic pesticides, inspections, and transgenic mosquitos...

From Soviet Russia to the Tappan Zee Bridge, A Short History of the E-ZPass

The E-ZPass is one of those inventions that makes you wonder how we survived without automatic tolls. It's been around for only 24 years, but the technology that lets you zip through toll booths was born at the start of World War I. Here is a short history of the E-ZPass. First, there was the...

Banks on Edge After Spate of Spectacular Cyber Heists

A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers. Banks in Bangladesh, the Philippines, Vietnam and Ecuador have been targeted over the past year in...

This Startup Hopes To Change Wrestling Headgear Forever

Competitive wrestling headgear technology has not evolved much over the last 70 years. BATS-TOIS, a sports technology startup just changed that. They officially introduced The Mercado, a protective wrestling helmet that hopes to be an industry-changing innovation. BATS-TOI just launched their...

NYU Offers Girls Free Computer Science Program

Dozens of girls are going GEEK. The GenCyber Computer Science for Cyber Security, or GenCyber for short, is a free three-week summer program that teaches high school girls about computer science. This is the fourth year the program has been running at New York University [NYU Tandon School of...

AT&T's Girls Who Code Program visits NYC Tandon School of Engineering

AT&T’s Girls Who Code program visited the MAGNET space at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering this week. During the trip, the students toured MAGNET’s Ability Studio and used and discussed MAGNET’s Visual Impairment Simulation Glasses. The girls also learned about AT&T...

Researchers Find Security Vulnerabilities in 3D-Printing Process

A team of researchers at NYU Tandon published a paper last week, finding several types of potential security vulnerabilities in the 3D printing process. In particular, the researchers focused on the insertion of fine defects, and the orientation of the printer head. “Recently, the FAA [...