NYU-Poly in the Media

Super-high frequencies could one day deliver your mobile video

Mobile operators want a way to keep urban users happy as they get more thirsty for data, and a professor in New York City thinks he’s found what they’re looking for. In crowded cities, very high radio frequencies that most people had written off for use in cell networks might help...

Video Gamers Explore Diversity

Different Games is an annual student-and volunteer-led conference put on by the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Integrated Media Program and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Program. Held at the NYU MAGNET Center on April 11 and 12, the conference brought...

Brooklyn Tech Triangle U Segment

Downtown Brooklyn is not only the coolest place to start a startup; it’s also hometown to hundreds and thousands of college students. In BK Live, Vivian Liao, director of marketing at Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Sayar Lonial, senior director of Marketing and Communication department at NYU...

ATMs may be at risk from lack of Windows XP support

Around 95 percent of the world’s ATMs are currently supported by Microsoft’s Windows XP, but come Tuesday, security updates will no longer be issued by the U.S. software giant. Dan Guido, hacker in residence in the department of computer science and engineering at NYU Polytechnic School...

US bank ATMs face Windows XP security deadline

Big changes at Microsoft could be leaving your money at risk at the banks you trust. Starting today, Microsoft is ending support for a major software system that many of the country's ATMs sill use. "If new applications that get introduced to it that are good or bad, or viruses or not...

Software Security Problem Puts ATM’s at Risk

About 95% of the ATMs around the world are currently supported by windows XP. Only a third of the 2.2 million using the software have been upgraded as the Microsoft stop issuing security update of the program. Dan Guido, hacker in residence in the department of computer science and engineering...

Professor's Game Featured on The Simpsons

Over 4.3 million viewers tuned in to "The Simpsons" on April 6th. Prominently featured in the episode was Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Andy Nealen’s game, Osmos. The episode will be available online Monday, April 14, 2014.

New York City FIRST Robotics Competition highlighted on Good Day NY

Students, competitors and mentors taking part in this weekend’s upcoming NYC FIRST Robotics Competition were featured today on Fox 5′s Good Day New York. The competition, taking place all weekend long at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, will play host to approximately 3,000...

25 New York colleges with the best return on investment

A new PayScale report shows which New York schools offer students the best return on their college investment. 20-year ROI formula: The total income that a graduate will earn after graduation in 20 years of working, minus both what they would have earned as a high school graduate and the cost of...

Counting on clean tech

New York City spends about $15 billion a year on energy. It’s a staggering sum and one the city is actively trying to streamline through an ongoing series of initiatives focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.Last month, the New York City Economic Development Corp., in partnership...