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Union Square: Prepare to Welcome a Tech Hub

Union Square: Prepare to Welcome a Tech Hub

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A new high-rise tech hub was approved by City Council to be built in Union Square.

NYU Awards $1.1 Million to Companies Making Education Accessible for All Families

NYU Awards $1.1 Million to Companies Making Education Accessible for All Families

By Ryan Jackloski, Contributing Writer

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

After the Algorithm for Change competition, NYU and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards $1.1 million to four different organizations.

Discrimination in Tech Hampers Real Innovation

Discrimination in Tech Hampers Real Innovation

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Non-white, non-male entrepreneurs still struggle to get any attention from investors, and unless the government can step in, this inequality threatens to stifle some of the most innovative participants in the tech scene today.

The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

By WSN Editorial Board

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Privacy advocates and many in the tech industry have raised concerns that the FBI's requested backdoor could be leaked, leaving millions of iPhone owners susceptible to breach. Given the risks that it would pose to private citizens, Apple should continue to fight the court’s edict.

NYC’s Silicon Alley must include women

NYC’s Silicon Alley must include women

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

October 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYC's Silicon Alley could be a more welcoming place for women in the tech industry.