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Dec 26, 2013, 11:41 ET
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NYU-Poly Incubators End the Year on a Hi-"Tech" Note

Designation as a New York State Certified Business Incubator capped a banner year for the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)...

Dec 18, 2013, 11:58 ET
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Video Game Feedback May Help the Injured Heal

 Video gamers have long been familiar with the thrill of force feedback—the technology that allows players to feel the rumble of a...

Dec 10, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kurt H. Becker Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Kurt H. Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives and a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University...

Dec 10, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Fortune 500 Firms Team with NYU-Poly to Offer Employees High-Tech Degrees

Booz Allen Hamilton and ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) have joined the Enterprise...

Nov 18, 2013, 11:15 ET
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NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week Announces Winners of World's Biggest Student Contests

Hundreds of students from across the United States and the world – along with their mentors, researchers, and cyber security professionals...

Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 ET
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NYU-Poly Professor Named 2013 World Technology Award Finalist

R. Luke DuBois, an assistant professor of Integrated Digital Media at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and director of...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:39 ET
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Virtual Spider Crawls Up Historic Brooklyn Building To Open World's Largest Student Cyber Security Event

 For the first time, pedestrians in downtown Brooklyn will be able to actually see that the borough is home to the world's biggest student...

Nov 08, 2013, 11:53 ET
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Best High School Cyber Detectives Head To Brooklyn For Their Final Challenge

  Thirteen teams will progress to the final round of the largest cyber security contest for high school students—The Polytechnic...

Nov 01, 2013, 16:56 ET
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NYU-Poly and Stony Brook University Launch the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms and Emergencies

 New York State Governor Cuomo today announced the launch of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE)...

Oct 30, 2013, 10:42 ET
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America's Best Student Researchers to Compete in NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

 Judges chose 10 of the best young researchers to progress to the final round of the prestigious Best Applied Security Paper Contest during...

Oct 28, 2013, 10:34 ET
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Still Wearing a Real Mask this Halloween?

Halloween costumes can be so…analog. Until this season.  Artist and Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:10 ET
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FTC Commissioner To Urge Data Brokers to Disclose Consumer Information to Consumers

 At a conference exploring conflicts between privacy and today's massive collection of marketing data, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:00 ET
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New Training Tool Helps Firefighters Stay ALIVE

 A free online training tool is being introduced nationwide to firefighters who are facing new building construction and housing materials...

Oct 10, 2013, 10:12 ET
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NYU-Poly Cyber Security Judges Tap Top Student Teams in Hardware Hacking and Protection

 Eleven international collegiate teams have been chosen to compete in the final round of contests that will challenge their knowledge in one...

Oct 04, 2013, 10:39 ET
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Top Student Hackers in North America Progress to Final Round of NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams will progress to the final round of one of the biggest...

Oct 02, 2013, 13:10 ET
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DARPA Researchers to Reveal Cybersecurity Tips at NYU-Poly Conference

Researchers and cyber security professionals will get a rare glimpse into top cyber security measures that hackers developed for the U.S. Defense...

Oct 02, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Renowned Computer Scientist Judea Pearl to Examine the Science of Cause and Effect

Renowned computer scientist Judea Pearl will deliver the 15th Annual Lynford Lecture on Monday, November 4, 2013, on the campus of the Polytechnic...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Vulnerability to Phishing Scams May be Linked to Personality, NYU-Poly Study Shows

 Phishing scams are some of the most effective online swindles, hooking both savvy and naive computer users. New insights from researchers at...

Sep 18, 2013, 10:00 ET
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NYU-Poly Launches World's Biggest Hacking Competition

 The Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will be the nerve center this week for the world's biggest...

Sep 17, 2013, 12:32 ET

Search for a Statewide Video Game Blockbuster: New York Asks Experts, Public How to Grow its Digital Games Economic Engine

 Within days of one of the video game industry's biggest launches, the CEO of the company behind Grand Theft Auto V will join leading game...