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CUNY Creates Media Entrepreneurship Programs

CUNY Creates Media Entrepreneurship Programs

Journalism schools and media departments across the country are experimenting with entrepreneurship.  According to MediaShift, CUNY is the first in the country to feature an entrepreneur-specific discipline for journalism students called the Entrepreneurial Journalism Program. CUNY's efforts [Full Story…]

Crowley Leads NY Tech Scene, Despite Not Being a Techie

Crowley Leads NY Tech Scene, Despite Not Being a Techie

Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, has become one of the most prominent faces of the NY tech scene, despite not really being a tech guy himself.  Crowley considers himself to be a storyteller, with a distinct awareness of how media works.  According to a recent interview with Ad Age, Crowley [Full Story…]

Gaming Site SkillAddiction Meets with New York Angels

Gaming Site SkillAddiction Meets with New York Angels

Raymond Williams, a Navy petty officer who served three tours in the Middle East, met with early stage investor consortium New York Angels last week, looking for funding for SkillAddiction, an online casual gaming community,  where players compete for cash and prizes. The site, developed in a [Full Story…]

“Respect the Entrepreneur” Large NY Media Corps Told

"Respect the Entrepreneur" Large NY Media Corps Told

At the Monetizing Online Business Conference hosted by the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University late last week, entrepreneurs spoke about bringing the entrepreneurial spirit to large media organizations. The overall advice to large media corporations: "Respect the entrepreneur." [Full Story…]

New Tech Could Decrease Wireless Bandwidth Use

New Tech Could Decrease Wireless Bandwidth Use

Syracuse University scientist Baio Chen has invented a new technology for handling wireless traffic that significantly reduces bandwidth use by reducing what's called "training overhead."  This overhead currently occupies 15-20% of wireless companies' bandwidth.  If [Full Story…]

Syracuse Univ. Selected for New Health Care Initiative

Syracuse Univ. Selected for New Health Care Initiative

New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has selected Syracuse University, in Central New York, to lead research initiative called FAIR Health.  The initiative is for the purpose of creating a new national health care claims data base.  The impetus of this comes from an [Full Story…]