In NJTC Survey, Tech Firms Say They’ll Increase Staff, But They Criticize State

New Jer­sey tech com­pan­ies will be in­creas­ing their staffs next year. The areas of tech ex­pert­ise most in de­mand are pro­gram­ming/design, pro­ject man­age­ment, cus­tom pro­gram­ming/app de­vel­op­ment and mo­bile in­form­a­tion ac­cess/shar­ing, ac­cord­ing to the NJTC 2014 Tech Tal­ent and Em­ploy­ment Trends Sur­vey.

Vidyo Gets $20 Million Cash Investment to Take Video to the Internet of Things

Vidyo, the Hack­en­sack-based, growth-stage video­con­fer­en­cing star­tup, re­ceived $20 mil­lion in a  Series E round from ex­ist­ing in­vestors to ex­tend its products in­to the In­ter­net of Things,

LiveLOOK, Recently Acquired by Oracle, Spent Two Years at NJIT EDC

LiveLOOK (Mat­awan), the com­pany ac­quired by Or­acle June 22, 2014, had spent two years build­ing its busi­ness at the New Jer­sey In­sti­tute of Tech­no­logy (NJIT) En­ter­prise De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter (EDC), ac­cord­ing to an art­icle on the web­site NJIT News Room.
Photo: Flint Lane of Billtrust, which just acquired Open Scan Technologies. Photo Credit: Courtesy Billtrust
Flint Lane of Billtrust, which just acquired Open Scan Technologies. | Courtesy Billtrust

Company Roundup: BIO-key, CompuDance, Single Touch, Billtrust, iCIMS

News from NJ tech com­pan­ies BIO-key, Com­puDance, Single Touch, Bill­trust, and iCIMS.

Connotate’s Cooper Talks Ups and Downs of Pivoting at NJTC Annual Meeting

Con­not­ate's Keith Cooper, who is end­ing a two-year long as­sign­ment as CEO of Con­not­ate in New Brun­swick, de­livered the key­note at the NJTC an­nu­al meet­ing Ju­ly 17. He spoke about the ups and downs of pivot­ing.

V3 | Grow Your Value, Voice and Volume in the Digital Age: How to Engage Customers on Social Media

There’s a critical difference between simply having a social media site and being involved in social networking. The difference lies in one critical but often forgotten step: engagement, Anita O'Malley says in this column for NJTech­

V3 | How to Grow Your Value, Voice and Volume in the Digital Age: Packaging Your Personal Brand

An­ita O'Mal­ley shares her thoughts on build­ing a per­son­al brand with NJTW read­ers.
Around New Jersey

Hoboken Students Learn STEM Concepts at Stevens Water Robotics Camp

In mid-July 2014, more than 20 Hoboken middle-school students learned how to build those robots during the first week of the annual WaterBotics camp at Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken).

Students from Underserved Communities Learn STEM Subjects at 4-H Samsung Summer Science Program

Staff at Rutgers University gave underserved high school students an academic boost at the 4-H Samsung Summer Science Program the week of July 7, 2014.

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