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Photo Illustration | Apps such as Periscope and Meerkat, which only emerged a few weeks ago, start live-streams that followers can watch in real time.
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Periscope, Meerkat mobile apps allow users to live-stream

While attending a concert, many people want to share their experiences with friends using their smartphones, to take photos, record videos and add content to Snapchat Stories. With all of these options to choose from, many can become overwhelmed. There are two new apps vying to fill this void –– Periscope and Meerkat. Both apps have only been live for a few weeks, and both apps allow your phone to shoot live-streams that your followers can watch in real-time.

Photo Illustration | AOL Instant Messenger, Nintendo Gameboys and Motorola Razrs have converged in the modern-day smartphone, the digital “Swiss Army Knife.”
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A look back on gadgets before the smartphone

Most people would probably agree that the most influential gadget of the last ten or even twenty years is the smartphone. And 2014 was definitely the year of the smartphone: it’s hard to go 30 seconds in public without seeing a person looking down, clutching a glowing screen in their hand.

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Rutgers network faces online attack during registration period

A Distributed Denial of Service attack was unleashed on the Rutgers computer network on Nov. 19 around 10 p.m., the night when first-year students were waiting to register for spring classes, according to Frank Reda, director of the Office of Information Technology. Reda and the OIT determined that about 40,000 bots — web software that simulates a real person online — flooded the Rutgers network. The bots simulated the exact situation the Rutgers network would have undergone, where there are significantly more users on the network than usual. 

Students stay glued to their computer screens for 24 hours as they participate in HackRU, a Rutgers hackathon that serves as a meeting ground for many programmers and developers nationwide.
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Local Hack Day expands reach to schools with live streaming

Hackathons have established themselves as a vital component of the growing computer science community at Rutgers. HackRU, the biannual 24-hour hackathon, is the core event of the semester for computer science majors and acts as a meeting ground for student programmers and developers nationwide. It makes sense that the next step is to use the community’s love and knowledge of technology to expand that community, right?

Photo Illustration | Rutgers president Robert L. Barchi says the University is anywhere from 15 to 20 years behind in its use of technology.
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Barchi talks current state, future of technology at Rutgers

Technology is key to the future of Rutgers, said University President Robert L. Barchi during an exclusive interview The Daily Targum had with him and his senior staff last Monday. Barchi also provided a rather disturbing statistic: Rutgers is anywhere from 15 to 20 years behind where it should be in terms of technology infrastructure.

Supersized screens for smartphones have recently become a trend in the world of technology.
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Why new iPhones look like Android phones?

A new iPhone was recently released. This means that I have been talking about the new iPhone to a lot of people. So much so that I have begun to notice a trend in these particular conversations. One of the things that came up the most when talking to these people is, unsurprisingly, the size of the screen. When someone picks up my iPhone 6, more often than not they say, “This is the small one?” 

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Online service provides students with employment opportunities

Two University of Pennsylvania alumni have used their past experiences as campus representatives for different companies to create a site intended to benefit thousands. Campus Job is an online service that allows students to connect with employers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups to companies looking for freelancers.

Nearly 800 hackers stay glued to their computers for 24 hours to come up with innovations in the world of programming this past weekend at the College Avenue Student Center.
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HackRU showcases student inventions

Students at last week’s hackathon showcased everything from goggles that put subtitles on reality to a glove that is also control device. “HackRU Fall 2014” took place Oct. 11 to 12 in the College Avenue Student Center. This was a notably smaller venue than the Louis Brown Athletic Center on Livingston campus, where “HackRU Spring 2014” was held last April.

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Supersized screens for smartphones have recently become a trend in the world of technology.
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Supersized screens for smartphones have recently become a trend in the world of technology.

The “RU Tech Meet Up” held last Monday showcases experiences from prominent University figures as well as entrepreneurs in the technology field. Rutgers Mobile App Development club hosted the event.
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The “RU Tech Meet Up” held last Monday showcases experiences from prominent University figures as well as entrepreneurs in the technology field. Rutgers Mobile App Development club hosted the event.

Evernote is one of Tech Tuesday’s favorite apps to get work done. It can save photos, scan business cards and record audio notes, among other features.
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Evernote is one of Tech Tuesday’s favorite apps to get work done. It can save photos, scan business cards and record audio notes, among other features.

“Rutgers Day” companion app, which is new this year, is available for download on iOS and Android. The app displays a map of Rutgers campuses and drops pins to show where different activities for the day will be taking place.
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“Rutgers Day” companion app, which is new this year, is available for download on iOS and Android. The app displays a map of Rutgers campuses and drops pins to show where different activities for the day will be taking place.

“Rutgers Day” companion app, which is new this year, is available for download on iOS and Android. The app displays a map of Rutgers campuses and drops pins to show where different activities for the day will be taking place.
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“Rutgers Day” companion app, which is new this year, is available for download on iOS and Android. The app displays a map of Rutgers campuses and drops pins to show where different activities for the day will be taking place.

Nearly 600 tech enthusiasts from across the country cram into the Louis Brown Athletic Center on Livingston campus for Rutgers’ largest hackathon event, HackRU.
 
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Nearly 600 tech enthusiasts from across the country cram into the Louis Brown Athletic Center on Livingston campus for Rutgers’ largest hackathon event, HackRU.  

HackRU attendee Nick Sahler, 19, gets technical by soldering parts to a circuit board.
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HackRU attendee Nick Sahler, 19, gets technical by soldering parts to a circuit board.

The self-driving, intelligent robot, Navi, created by IEEE Rutgers.
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The self-driving, intelligent robot, Navi, created by IEEE Rutgers.

Laptops on display on Rutgers tech store Kite + Key. located on Livingston Campus.
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Laptops on display on Rutgers tech store Kite + Key. located on Livingston Campus.

Kite + Key is the first and only tech retail store on Rutgers Campus authorized to sell Apple products.
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Kite + Key is the first and only tech retail store on Rutgers Campus authorized to sell Apple products.

More than 150 students, faculty and local community members in attendance for the second edition of the RU Tech Meetup at the Cove in the Busch Campus Center in the fall of 2013.
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More than 150 students, faculty and local community members in attendance for the second edition of the RU Tech Meetup at the Cove in the Busch Campus Center in the fall of 2013.

Nis Frome presenting his teams design for the Rutgers 250th anniversary at the RU-TV building.
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Nis Frome presenting his teams design for the Rutgers 250th anniversary at the RU-TV building.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers presented their robot, Navi, at the event.
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers presented their robot, Navi, at the event.

Chris Ghanem, a Rutgers alumnus, who works for InnoviMobile, talks about the importance of the non-technical side of work.
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Chris Ghanem, a Rutgers alumnus, who works for InnoviMobile, talks about the importance of the non-technical side of work.

“Tech Meetup,” held on Friday at the Busch Campus Center, witnessed a large crowd.
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“Tech Meetup,” held on Friday at the Busch Campus Center, witnessed a large crowd.

Although the store’s interior design is reminiscent of an Apple store, Kite+Key sells a wide range of products.
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Although the store’s interior design is reminiscent of an Apple store, Kite+Key sells a wide range of products.

Kite+Key, located underneath the Livingston Apartment Building A, does not sell phones, but offers customers smartphone accessories.
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Kite+Key, located underneath the Livingston Apartment Building A, does not sell phones, but offers customers smartphone accessories.

More than 125 programmers, developers and students attended the Rutgers Tech Meetup Friday at the Busch Campus Center’s Cove. The event, hosted by Rutgers Mobile App Development Club and the Undergraduate Student Alliance of Computer Scientists, featured apps created by students and alumni.
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More than 125 programmers, developers and students attended the Rutgers Tech Meetup Friday at the Busch Campus Center’s Cove. The event, hosted by Rutgers Mobile App Development Club and the Undergraduate Student Alliance of Computer Scientists, featured apps created by students and alumni.

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