In the Media form June 26, 2017

NYU Tandon launches startup project for women in STEM

The National Science Foundation awarded NYU Tandon a $500,000 grant to go toward a summer program focusing on preparing female students for a career in the startup world. The money will go to the school’s Convergence of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, which will hold a summer...

Quant Guide 2017: NYU Tandon School of Engineering

In 2015, New York University’s Engineering School was renamed the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in recognition of the generosity of its benefactors – Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon, entrepreneurs who donated $100 million to the school. According to Peter Carr, chair of the master of...

ATIS Integrates Uptane Security

ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is the first European company integrating the Uptane security framework into its OTA solutions: OTA Plus and ATS Garage. Uptane is a joint research initiative between NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, the Southwest Research Institute, and the University of...

NYU Wireless part of team awarded NIST grant to study mmWave for first responders

NYU Wireless researchers will work on millimeter wave (mmWave) systems for emergency responders as part of their work with the Austin Fire Department, Italy’s University of Padova and NYU Wireless industrial affiliates thanks to a $2.3 million award from the U.S. Commerce Department’s...

First responders to get mmWave 5G development assistance from NYU WIRELESS and the University of Padova, Italy.

I vividly remember the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001. To this day, I have never since gone downtown to see that area because some days after the attack I attended three funerals of a Port Authority Police Officer, A NY Firefighter, and a NYPD officer who were either members of our...

Federal government puts money behind NYU Tandon’s 5G cellular program

The federal government likes what’s going on at NYU Tandon, a $2.2 million grant to the university’s 5G wireless program would suggest. The grant comes from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which announced earlier this week...

Describe Your Desk Doohickey for Fidget Widget!

When I hit a mental roadblock while I’m working, moving always helps. I can’t keep my brain moving unless my body is moving. I might get up from my desk and take a little walk but if I’m in a time crunch I’ll just fidget around in my chair or tap out a fun rhythm. As a...

Our World Our Data 2017 - Morning

The OWOD conference, organized by Safecast and hosted by the MIT Media Lab on April 30th this year was a provocative and enlightening success. Bringing together expert speakers from government, security, medicine, environment, urban studies, and other fields, it gave attendees a superb overview of...

Tomahawk Pictures: Production company founded by USMC veterans

The words fearless, dedicated, adaptable, and strategic describe the former active duty military members who are the founders of and collaborators in Tomahawk Pictures. It all started at The Half King Bar in Chelsea. A writer's group made up of vets formed the production company and leveraged...

NIST Awards $38.5 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $38.5 million to 33 research and development (R&D) projects aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. “Through programs like FirstNet (link is...

ATS Is Integrating The Uptane Security Framework For Over-the-air Software Updates To Connected Vehicles

ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is the first European company integrating the Uptane security framework into its OTA solutions: OTA Plus and ATS Garage. Uptane is a joint research initiative between NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, the Southwest Research Institute, and the University of...

A big part of Intel’s 5G strategy: Altera FPGAs and the mobile trial platform

My esteemed colleague, Max Maxfield, reported on October 6, 2016 that Intel’s Stratix 10 FPGAs, SoCs were Sampling. Intel had acquired Altera in 2015. The good news for 5G is that pre-standard 5G technology testing and field trials are forging ahead of schedule for early commercialization...

Cities Are Trying to End Pedestrian Deaths. New Data Suggests They're Making Progress

In recent years, a number of U.S. cities have been intently focused on reducing the number of pedestrians who are killed in traffic accidents. These cities have started to transform their streetscapes to minimize pedestrian, cyclist and motorist deaths as part of the Vision Zero movement, which...

Millburn musicians take the stage in New York on Friday

Millburn sisters Anya and Kate Parker-Lentz will perform at the L4 BlackDoor presents RahRahRah! Show at The Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street in New York City, on Friday, June 16. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and The Parkers are scheduled to take the stage at 8 o’clock. The RahRahRah! Show...

How Videogames Make AI Smarter

Engineers of artificial intelligence are using videogames to teach machines about humans and our world. And it's working. Autonomous vehicles may someday save lives using skills learned from popular games like 'Grand Theft Auto." (See more...)

Peach + Black: Prince's Sign 'O' The Times 30-Year Anniversary Panel and Screening

A panel discussion followed by film screening, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Prince's iconic album and film, "Sign 'O' The Times." Panel features Prince scholars Zaheer Ali, Miles Marshall Lewis, Elliott Powell, Anil Dash, and  De Angela Duff (Moderator). Light...

Following the Money Hobbled vDOS Attack-for-Hire Service

  A new report proves the value of following the money in the fight against dodgy cybercrime services known as “booters” or “stressers” — virtual hired muscle that can be rented to knock nearly any website offline. Last fall, two 18-year-old Israeli men were...

Van Metre students set sight on college

For eight young ladies who recently graduated from their respective Blount and Knox County high schools, the road to college has been paved with four years of education and life experience. But it may be the lessons they’ve learned in the dance studio that will allow them to continue to excel...

Pathfinder Labs Opens Registration for First Panel in Military Veteran Community Transitions Series

Pathfinder Labs (www.pathfinder.vet) -- a crowdsourced reviews publisher for the military and veteran communities -- will host the first in a quarterly panel series discussing issues in military family reintegration on 13 June 2017 from 5-7pm at Civic Hall, 118 W 22nd Street, 12th Floor, New York,...

We need technology but at what cost?

THE recent WannaCry ransomware attack left the world in a frantic mode. The worldwide massive cyberattack on computers running Microsoft Windows operating system reportedly struck more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. Russia and the United Kingdom were said to be among the worst-hit....

Intentional Flaws Prevent 3-D Printing Hacks

Additive manufacturing (AM) or the better known 3D printing is continuing is speedy growth curve where the worldwide market grew nearly 26 percent to more than $5 billion last year, versus 2015, and another 17.4 percent this year versus last. The rapid prototyping market alone is expected to reach...

Secret flaws keep 3D-printing safe from hackers

Researchers have discovered ways for manufacturers using 3D printing to embed hidden flaws in files to thwart intellectual property theft. But since the global supply chain for 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing (AM), requires companies to share computer aided design (CAD) files...

Sprint Joins NYU Wireless for Mobile 5G Development

NYU Wireless and Sprint announced they are working together to further development of mobile 5G technology. Sprint joined the university research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering as an industry affiliate sponsor. As an industry affiliate, Sprint will gain early access to NYU Wireless...

Potential security flaw with fingerprint ID on cellphones

A thumbprint may seem simpler and more secure than a passcode or password. But one of the nation's top computer scientists says he has discovered a security flaw with the kind of fingerprint identification technology often used to lock cellphones. We traveled to New York University to interview...

Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

The scam claimed to come from Google Docs - a service that allows people to share and edit documents online. Users who clicked a link and followed instructions, risked giving the hackers access to their email accounts. Google said it had stopped the attack "within approximately one hour...

Spam campaign targets Google users with malicious link

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked. Google said on Wednesday that it had taken steps to protect users...