Why increased screen time can increase your chances for serious vision ailments

The potential mental health impacts of moving to a work-from-home reality already have been well-documented. Here’s a physical ailment also worthy of attention: Too much screen time can be harmful to your eyes. Scott Edmonds,...

FireMon to acquire Somerset-based Lumeta

FireMon, a network security policy management company, announced Tuesday it has agreed to purchase Lumeta Corp., a Somerset-based cyber situational awareness company. “Lumeta and FireMon share a vision for deeper integration across the security industry....

Tech Trends: During pandemic, VCs look for promising startups to fund, Smiga and Bhatti...

Recently, James Barrood, former CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council, hosted an online chat with investors Brian Smiga, co-founder and partner of Alpha Venture Partners, based in New York, and Jay Bhatti, co-founder...

Tech Trends: Newark-based Simphotek helps surgeons precisely target cancer through real-time digital visualization

Suppose there is a therapy in development that could treat your internal solid tumors and stimulate your immune system to significantly cut the risk of your cancer returning? What if this therapy, already in introductory...

Verizon names Bartlett to lead corporate development at Verizon Ventures

Verizon Communications Inc. announced Tuesday it has named Chris Bartlett the new senior vice president for corporate development at Verizon Ventures, the company's venture capital unit. Bartlett, who will be based in Basking Ridge, will...

SciTech Scity High: N.J. is one step closer to what could be top high...

A state-of-the-art high school that offers skill-centric science, technology, engineering and math classes for 400 science-talented high school students — one that also will leverage a work education program around the 200-plus technology startup...

Tech Trends: Students 2 Science scales virtual science lab to reach more N.J. students

If you represent a socioeconomically challenged, or “Title One,” school district in New Jersey, Students 2 Science, based in East Hanover, can help you deliver science instruction to your students — whether they are...

Private equity firm completes deal for Majesco

Thoma Bravo, a California-based private equity firm, has completed its $594 million acquisition of Morristown-based cloud insurance software solutions business Majesco, the two announced this week. The deal, first announced in July and then amended...

SHI posts $7.57B in revenue year-to-date, up 8% year-over-year

SHI International announced Thursday its year-to-date earnings, rising 8% year-over-year. The Somerset-based IT solutions provider said it grew revenues to $7.57 billion year-to-date. Revenues in the third quarter hit $2.67 billion, also up 8% year-over-year...

Effectual acquires Five Talent, strengthening DevOps, application development

Effectual, a Hoboken-based security first managed and professional services company, announced on Wednesday it has acquired Five Talent, a technology consultancy and custom software developer based in Bend, Oregon. “Effectual and Five Talent have been...

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Today’s silly stock story: Deli in Paulsboro has $100M valuation

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Perhaps overlooked in all of the provisions of the Economic Recovery Act of 2020 is the Community Anchor Institution Program. Developers, municipal leaders and...

Honoring the past, rebuilding the future: $94M Hinchcliffe project breaks ground

Major League Baseball is remembering Jackie Robinson this week. Thursday marked the 74th anniversary of Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. Wednesday in Paterson, real estate and city officials...