"Technology" Tagged Articles

Business, Central New York

Chairman of Advance Media New York’s Retirement Marks Shift to Digital Age

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Listen here to learn about Stephen Rogers’ impact on his company and the company’s advancement into the digital era.  Audio Transcript: Feature News Story Stephen Rogers_Roy By Ethan Roy SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) After 58 years in the news business, Stephen Rogers, former chairman of Advance Media New York, has announced his decision to retire from […]

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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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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Professors Help Make Scientific Breakthrough

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University physicists are among the global team of scientists that has made a transformative discovery in the world of astronomy.  In collaboration with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo gravitational-wave detectors, they have discovered the origin of gold and other elements, which has been […]

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Business, Central New York

Advance IT Teaches the Importance of Protecting Identity

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Advance IT hosted Horror Stories of Poor Network Security Friday the 13th. Geared toward small business owners in Syracuse, the event featured demonstrations on network security and a presentation by Susan Fahrenkrug, president of Advance IT. Fahrenkrug put a heavy emphasis on password security, but she also shared other information about […]

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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

Tech Garden Assists in the Growth of New Businesses

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — The Tech Garden has long been a powerful tool in the launch and development of technology-leveraging start-up companies. Located in Syracuse, the company was created to turn two empty MONY Plaza buildings into a business incubator for manufacturing and services businesses. Since opening in 2004, the company has helped […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Syracuse, Technology

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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Community, Feature, Health, Technology

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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Consumer, Technology

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Classified Documents

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By Lauren Anderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents revealing secrets about CIA practices. Officials say the revealed files were classified, and included information that the CIA uses hacking tools to break in to targeted computers, cellphones, and even smart TVs. The hacking tools appeared to affect desktop and laptop computers […]

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