It Ain’t Rocket Science Episode 40: Part 2

In Episode 40, Part 2, the reporters of this STEM series for students examine the breadth of NYU Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) and what it teaches students. Among those interviewed is NYU CS student Emily Wicki, a CSAW team leader. (Watch video...)

Wind Power Spreads Through Turbines for Lease

TULLY, N.Y. — Three years ago, Ed Doody and his brothers, Kevin and Rich, installed a wind turbine at the dairy farm they operate here, looking to cut electric bills. They were so happy with the results that each got a turbine for his home, visible from the farm, which overlooks rolling hills...

High schoolers! (And parents!) Here’s a chance to do something really cool this summer

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering announced it’s now accepting applications for an intensive summer program for the best and brightest New York City high schoolers. “This selective program is for academically strong, current 10th and 11th grade New York City students with a...

WiFi routers are getting way more expensive — here’s why you should buy a new one anyway

What's the most underappreciated gadget in your home? I'd argue it is your WiFi router, which is likely one of those gadgets that you a) use every day b) didn't put much thought into buying and c) only pay attention to when it isn't working well. Since you — or your Internet...

Governor Cuomo Announces 16 Additional Companies Join START-UP NY

Governor Cuomo announced that 16 more businesses plan to expand in or locate to New York State as a result of START-UP NY, the innovative program that establishes tax-free areas associated with colleges and universities across the state. These 16 businesses have committed to create nearly 470 new...

Mayor de Blasio Announces Major Progress in Greening City Buildings

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the City has made significant progress in greening its own building stock as it works to retrofit all public buildings by 2025 and move toward an 80 percent reduction in all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 – a key OneNYC target. As the...

2015's most INFLUENTIAL

It is very hard to stand out at NYU. It is not enough to be the president of a club, or have an internship at Goldman Sachs, or run a newspaper. I won’t even get into how it seems like every student at this school has a startup or a nonprofit. To be among the most influential students at a...

Planet Money: AC Power Versus DC Power Grid

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: We don't think very much about what happens behind our electrical outlets, how the power gets into our homes. But Audrey Quinn of our Planet Money team reports that a lot of people are starting to wonder if the way we deliver electricity is wrong for the modern age....

Here are the nominees for our first Brooklyn Innovation Awards

The Brooklyn brand has become a global one. But local pride is good for the soul. Let’s honor it. After two years of reporting on tech, entrepreneurship and access circles in Brooklyn, we wanted to highlight the best we know and see what the community thinks. So we’re announcing today...

Want job security? Try cybersecurity

Even as employers added 211,000 jobs in November, prospective employees still have trouble finding jobs — unless you work in cybersecurity. That is one field where the demand for workers routinely outpaces applicants. To help fill the shortage, universities and companies are working to...