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Cuomo’s “Ticket-Bot” Laws Impact on the Carrier Dome

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By Brittany Ehrlich SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Andrew Cuomo passed a new law that criminalizes the use of ticket bots. “The bill creates new penalties for individuals who use computer software known as “ticket bots” to manipulate systems designed to limit the number of tickets to an event that a person can buy,” according […]

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Politics , Technology

There’s A Bumpy Road Ahead For Donald Trump And Silicon Valley

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By Rebekah Castor Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – A week after Donald Trump’s presidential victory, many are anxiously awaiting the announcement of his presidential appointments. In California’s Silicon Valley, tech companies are worried about the future of their relationship with Washington. “Internet companies could have a more difficult time with the less sympathetic administration in […]

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Central New York , Government , Technology

Syracuse Announces Winners of Contest to Improve Infrastructure

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BY Jessica Gorman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — On Thursday, Mayor Stephanie Miner announced the winners of Syracuse University’s first annual Civic Data Hackathon. A contest open to Central New York residents to design technologies and methods to better repair and maintain the city’s infrastructure. Syracuse’s iSchool partnered with AT&T and the city and started the competition […]

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New Cuse Cycle App at Onondaga Lake Park

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by Ashley Moore – SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Onondaga Lake Park is home to new, solar paneled orange bicycles known as Cuse Cycles. These bicycles aren’t like any other rental bike in the park. To rent a Cuse Cycle, you must download the Cuse Cycle App, input your payment information and choose if you […]

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Business , Central New York , Technology

Innovation is Making its Way Back to Central New York

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By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE,N.Y. (NCC News) — After two decades away from its innovative manufacturing history, Syracuse is slowly getting back its place as a hub for innovative technology. Recent governmental funding in addition to private initiatives has brought through the past decade new companies to the Central New York region. An example of that is […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Technology , Transportation

City of Syracuse Partners with Tech Developers to Solve Road Problems

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — The City of Syracuse teamed up with tech developers this weekend to break down, analyze and improve how data on the city’s infrastructure is used. The Civic Data Hackathon: Roads Challenge was a partnership between the city, Syracuse University’s iSchool, and AT&T. The two-week hacking challenge ended […]

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Syracuse taxi service is getting in on the Pokemon Go craze

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—Pokemon Go has taken over the gaming world and now a Syracuse company is getting in on the trend. Orange Metro Taxi is beginning to implement a Pokemon tour service for the Syracuse area. Pokemon tour guide Kelly Shampine had the idea for the service after playing the game with his kids. “My kids […]

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Central New York , Technology

Drone Training Companies Are Building New Courses For The New Drone Rule

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By Zhiyan Zhong Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Some drone training companies are now busy making new courses to meet the upcoming small UAS rule. According the FAA’s proposal, people will no longer need a pilot license to operate drones commercially. Instead, anyone who flies drones will have to pass an aeronautical knowledge writing test. […]

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Syracuse Entrepreneurs Gear Up for Cross-Country Endeavor

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE (NCC News) – At last week’s Blackstone Launchpad initiative at Bird Library in Syracuse, Erin Miller, Syracuse University senior and entrepreneur, spoke to an eager panel of students, professors, and business people about her very own startup, Out There Productions.  Needless to say, the summary she gave of the group’s accomplishments was […]

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