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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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Syracuse, Technology

Syracuse University Physicists Assist in Discovering the Collision of Neutron Stars

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By KATIE ZILCOSKY SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Physicists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced Monday that they had made a new advancement in studying gravitational waves. They detected gravitational waves from the collision of neutron stars, the smallest and densest stars in the universe. This collision was followed by a burst of […]

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Central New York, Jobs, Technology, Twitter

Social Media Can Help or Harm Students Looking For Jobs

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By Peyton Zeigler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Many companies have rules or guidelines regarding social media, and all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, have a terms-of-use policy. Assistant Professor of public relations at Syracuse University Gina Luttrell said many people don’t read either fully. This can lead to those people getting […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, race, Spring 2017, Technology, Things to do

Organization Brings Teenage Girls Opportunities to Explore STEM

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One special program in the city of Syracuse will be bringing the meaning of “community” to the people. The YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County, Inc. – alongside Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry – will be teaming up to provide an event that […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse, Technology

Central New York Area is Trying to Attract Technology Startups

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) The Syracuse Technology Garden is a business that helps entrepreneurs create their own technology businesses, which it hopes in the end will lead to a better Syracuse economy. The Tech Garden provides numerous resources, support, and incentives to bring and keep technology startups in the Syracuse area. “We’ll offer […]

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Central New York, History, Technology

SUNY Upstate Medical Professor Develops New App To Help Ease Understanding Research Methods

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By Chris Jastrzembski SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It’s called mixed methods research, and it’s not the easiest thing to understand at times. But one SUNY Upstate medical professor is trying to make the learning curve simple and easy. Shuhong Luo began developing her mixed methods app back in 2014 alongside Doctor John Creswell, a […]

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