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Most Millenials Don’t Seem to Care About Data Breaches

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Click the play button above to learn why millennials aren’t worried about data breaches Audio Transcript: Millennials and Data Breaches By Jack Price SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Millennials spend the most time of any age group online, spending an average of almost three-thousand minutes online each month. However, most millennials – those same ones who […]

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NCC Knows: What is Bitcoin?

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Video Transcript By Matt St. Jean and Frank DeLuca, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Have a questions? We have the answers. NCC Knows is an investigative unit researching all of today’s conundrums through the use of “explainer” stories. These stories take the time to break down complex issues and make sure you are armed with […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Developmental Issue, Education, Feature, Technology

Is There A Solution To Over Consumption Of Our Phones

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By James Groh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) In the 21st century, cellphone usage has grown considerably. “I use my phone from the moment I wake up when I’m walking to class in class which I shouldn’t when I’m eating when I’m walking to class so basically every minute of the day,” Syracuse student, Alexis Ho said. […]

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Central New York, Education, Technology

Syracuse University Unveils New Online Law Degree Program

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Click “Play” to hear more about Syracuse University’s new online law degree program. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_OnlineLawDegree_02.26.18_Script By James Hilepo SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University will begin offering an online law degree program for those who cannot attend the school as a residential student. The program, which will begin in January 2019, is the first […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Internet, Technology

Snapchat Users Fume Over Redesign

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Click play to hear user reactions to the new Snapchat update. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SnapchatUpdateScript_2.19.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A new redesign of the popular social media platform, Snapchat, has been met with widespread criticism. Despite being rolled out over two weeks ago, complaints are still rampant, and the sentiment behind them is […]

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freshly cut ice at war memorial from the perspective of a fan sitting at center ice.
Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Technology

FibreFree and the Fight Against Microfiber Pollution

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  By Brendan Mortensen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Microfiber pollution is a problem around the world that no one seems to be talking about. One Syracuse University student doesn’t want it to go unnoticed any longer and has a solution for how to cut down on it. Microfibers come from synthetic clothing, like polyester, nylon and […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Syracuse, Technology

UberEats launches in Syracuse

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By Brooke Meenachan Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  Food delivery apps have gone from being an afterthought to a core part of the restaurant business. UberEATS launched in Syracuse on Monday and restaurants are already starting to see orders come in. According to a financial software, data and media company, Bloomberg, American’s have spent more money […]

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Sports, Technology

Getting Baseball Up to Speed

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By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) Baseball is still a big influence on many American lives. The nation’s pastime has been around for the better part of two centuries and there is a reason for that. It’s because Baseball adapts. These adaptations, usually in the form of technology, have been well-received by both players […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature, International, Syracuse, Technology

Syracuse Locals, University Students React to New iPhone X Release

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Global technology superpower Apple released its newest addition to the smartphone family last Friday and local Syracuse fans reacted with both enthusiasm and restraint. Not long after the release of the iPhone 8, Apple gave way to the iPhone X in celebration of the company’s tenth anniversary. About […]

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Milennials should take a closer look at what's not inside their wallet (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Central New York, Technology

No Cash, No Problem

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People are withdrawing less cash from the ATM, according to a Bankrate.com study. Colleen Giblin, Assistant Professor of Marketing at LeMoyne College, points to several reasons why people aren’t using cash as much. “Pain of Payment” Social Norms Loss, Theft, & Security Cash Back “It’s more psychologically painful […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Technology

SU Student’s Invention Brings a Simple Solution to a Big Probelm

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Listen here to see what else Charlie has to say about his invention, FibreFree By Brendan Mortensen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University’s Charles Keppler is the co-inventor of FibreFree, a microfiber trapping device. About 70% of clothes are produced with materials containing synthetic fibers, such as polyester and nylon. When these clothes are washed, […]

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Central New York, Environment, Technology

22 Drones Will Now be Used to Combat Environmental Issues in New York

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By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that drones will be used throughout New York. “The use of drone technology will help us do our jobs better and faster while saving taxpayer dollars,” Commissioner Basil Seggos said. “This technology is helping DEC with everything from petroleum […]

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