Gov. Kathy Hochul and Micron Technology pledged more than $70 million to renovate a high school building in downtown Syracuse that has been closed for nearly 50 years. Classes are expected to begin in 2025.
Watertown City School District and nine others in New York state will begin piloting an educational program in 2024 developed by teachers and Micron to interest and train students in semiconductor technology.
Plus, a new survey has found that more than 80 percent of respondents have high-speed Internet through fiber; the Pittsburgh Digital Equity Coalition has released a new strategic plan; and more.
When Buffalo teamed up with Rochester and Syracuse to be named one of 31 "tech hubs" around the country by a federal agency, it proved that regional collaboration can pay off. But that was just the start.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced $75 million in funding to combat the spike in hate speech and crime in the city. Funds will be used to provide new police technology and social media analysis, and more.
Former Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts SVP Tonya Webster takes up the post focused on incorporating user experience principles, creating a statewide customer experience strategy and building up a human-centered design team.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed into law a bill proposed by state Sen. Michelle Hinchey that makes it illegal to disseminate AI-generated explicit images or "deepfakes" of a person without their consent.
Three years after Lockport City School District purchased a facial- and object-recognition system from Aegis, state legislation has put a moratorium on the technology, and the district is complying.