NJDOL launches ID verification tool in effort to help reduce fraud, expedite benefits

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development announced Friday it is launching an enhanced identity verification tool to expedite processing for legitimate Unemployment Insurance claims and further reduce fraudulent ones. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of legitimate unemployment claimants across...

Cedar Knolls health care facility is conducting trial that could revolutionize knee orthopedics —...

There's a small facility in Cedar Knolls that's going to be crucial in testing a possible solution to an outsized problem: The almost 1 million total knee replacement surgeries performed each year at hospitals...

Uber launches grocery delivery service in Hudson County

Uber is launching a grocery delivery service in the greater Hudson County area Monday, company officials announced. Officials said the grocery service will include many local independent stores, including Pat LaFrieda’s Meat Market in North...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Technology

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest of the ROI Influencers: Power List 2021, click here. Kathleen Coviello Executive...

SHI International awarded $13B ITES-SW2 contract

SHI International, a Somerset-based IT solutions provider, announced on Thursday it has been awarded the Information Technology Enterprise Services — Software 2 contract from the U.S. Army Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions office. The...

The Interview Issue: Verizon Business’ Sowmyanarayan sees faster 5G wireless rollout as one of...

Sampath Sowmyanarayan wants to make one thing clear: Nothing good has happened because of COVID. “Let me start with that,” he said. “It has been awful for everyone.” But, while COVID has wrecked the U.S. and...

E-commerce food firm Nuts.com aims to build next helping of talent

Jeff Braverman said his 90-year-old, third-generation family business has far exceeded all his wildest expectations — except for one.  “The intention now is to become one of the best companies to work for in New...

William Paterson gets $1M grant to fund STEM scholarships for underserved communities

There has been a push to get more people from underserved communities in STEM fields. William Paterson University just got $1 million dollars’ worth of help to do so. The school announced this week that...

Purpose-built: Now under Verizon umbrella, BlueJeans platform — already used by many global giants...

Krish Ramakrishnan knows how popular culture works — and he knows his product isn’t a part of it right now. When it comes to video conferencing platforms, Ramakrishnan recognizes that “Zoom” is one of the...

BioCentriq opens at NJII: ‘This is a complete game-changer for N.J.’

New Jersey Institute of Technology President Joel Bloom said BioCentriq is the type of company the school had in mind when it created the New Jersey Innovation Institute in 2015 as a platform for...

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Executive Moves: JLL, Vonage and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...

NJPAC announces reopening — and that patrons must be vaccinated (or have a recent...

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced Friday it will reopen for in-person performances this summer — and that tickets will go on sale...

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

Here are a few numbers about Your Hometown Deli in Paulsboro: Sales: $35,748 (and that’s the past two years combined); Stock price: $9 (and...

4 reasons you should learn more about state’s Anchor Institution program

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...