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Central New York , Technology

Get Ready For The Solar Eclipse

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By Peyton Zeigler SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The solar eclipse is only weeks away, and a local library is helping children and parents learn more about it. North Onondaga Public Library in Brewerton hosted a program today to bring awareness about the upcoming solar eclipse. Children’s librarian Wanda Nelson said it’s important to help kids understand […]

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Le Moyne College is Hosting a Stem Program

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Le Moyne College is hosting its second annual STEM program for young women who are eager to learn more about science, technology, and math. This week long program empowers women by giving them the opportunity to gain new skills in a career field that is dominated by men. Emma […]

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Central New York , Community , Technology

Virtual Reality Touring Comes to Syracuse Apartment Company

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Open house has a different meaning for one apartment company in Syracuse. University Hill Apartments and Imajion Studios partnered in February 2017 to bring virtual reality touring to University Hill’s website. If the property has virtual reality viewing available, a 360 degree logo will appear in the picture. Leasing […]

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Central New York , Consumer , safety , Technology

Apple Issues Warning of Cyber Hacking Threats to Its Users

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Apple users have been warned of a potential cyber hacking threat. The tech giant has issued a critical security patch to protect its iOS devices and Mac computers from the hacking threats they say, are able to come remotely over Wi-Fi. As the virus is being considered a serious threat, some […]

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Central New York , Technology

New Citigroup Technology Shouldn’t Worry Customers

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By Dominique Patrick SYRACUSE (NCC News)— New banking technologies are coming to Citigroup soon. According to Business Insider, the Smart Automation Centre is currently searching for staff in the U. S. and internationally.  The search continues in New York, Budapest, Singapore, Tampa and London. Many may wonder about trusting their finances with the new robots. […]

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Central New York , Community , Technology

Pokémon GO Makes A Collaborative Comeback

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—The popular mobile game Pokémon GO has been enjoying a resurgence as of late due to new features that are re-engaging long time players and enticing newcomers to join. These features include the addition of raid battles and the arrival of the legendary Pokémon Articuno and Lugia. The addition of raid battles has made the […]

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Using Learning Technology in the Digital Age

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Digital tools as ubiquitous as Microsoft Powerpoint or Google Drive have the power to make or break whether a message is effectively conveyed. At a technology summit hosted by the Central New York chapter of the Association for Talent Development, attendees aimed for the former. “The world has changed quite a bit […]

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Public Safety , Technology

Web Extra: Google Launches Educational Campaign for Pre-teens

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- “Be Internet Awesome” is Google’s latest attempt to keep children safe while surfing the web. The company joined forced with several online safety groups, including the Family Online Safety Institute , the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and Connect Safely . The initiative focuses on five key elements including; Be […]

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Central New York , Government , Technology

NCC News at 4:00 – Girls robotic team honored at Common Council meeting

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By Marlee Tuskes, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Corcoran High School All Girls Vex Robotics team was honored during the Syracuse Common Council meeting today. The four-girl team qualified for the World Championship Robotics Competition in Lexington Kentucky and finished in the top five percent in the world. The group showcased their robots during today’s […]

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Social Media May Negatively Impact Mental Health

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – There’s worse that could happen from an Instagram post than a low number of likes. The photo-sharing social media platform has been dubbed most detrimental to the mental health of young people, according to a recent U.K.-based #StatusOfMind study. The report, a collaboration between the Royal Society for Public […]

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Northland Communications Looks For Company Improvement, Not a Ranking

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Northland Communications in Syracuse was named the 21st best company to work for in New York this year out of 46 companies in the small/medium company category based on results released Wednesday at a dinner in Albany. However, according to Northland’s President Jim McCarthy, the feedback from employee surveys is […]

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Virtual Reality Comes To Destiny USA To Help Stop Distracted Driving

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Eileen Taveras was walking through Destiny USA on Wednesday afternoon when a woman wearing a AAA shirt approached her. The woman, Elizabeth Carey, held a pair of virtual reality goggles in her hands. Carey explained to Taveras that inside the goggles was a virtual reality simulation. If she put […]

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Women Lack Representation In Stem

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By Kimberly Arreola SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The popular web search company Google is accused of gender discrimination. The U.S. Department of Labor claimed to have found evidence that highlights salary disparities in the companies’ workforce. Joanne Lenweaver, the director of a local organization that supports women in their business endeavors, WISE, shared her thoughts on the […]

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Newhouse Knows: The Latest in Laser Tattoo Removal

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or […]

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