internet http://wrvo.org en Activists take to their smartphones to webcast Assembly meetings http://wrvo.org/post/activists-take-their-smartphones-webcast-assembly-meetings <p></p><p>Government reform activists took their smartphones into Assembly Committee meetings to live stream meetings that so far have not been available online to the public.<br /><br />To mark what’s known as Sunshine Week, to promote a more open government, the activists took their smartphones into several Assembly Committee meetings. Using simple software, they pressed record and streamed the proceedings live on the Internet.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:54:58 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52977 at http://wrvo.org Activists take to their smartphones to webcast Assembly meetings Researchers work to develop wireless Internet underwater http://wrvo.org/post/researchers-work-develop-wireless-internet-underwater <p></p><p><a href="http://Buffalo.edu">University at Buffalo </a>researchers are developing an underwater internet system. The wireless network aims to improve the detection of tsunamis and could potentially save lives. The deep-sea system integrates acoustic underwater networks with the Internet.</p><p>A network of acoustic sensors placed on the ocean floor collects data. That information is then sent up to a buoy on the surface, where it’s converted into radio waves.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:07:25 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 46344 at http://wrvo.org Researchers work to develop wireless Internet underwater Post-Standard takes leap into digital era http://wrvo.org/post/post-standard-takes-leap-digital-era <p>The newspaper business is changing. It has to, in a digital world where information is as close as an app on a phone, or a tap on a computer. The question is, <em>how</em> will newspapers make that change?&nbsp;The Syracuse Post-Standard, owned by Advance Newspapers, has made its move, and the change is about to occur. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:44:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32698 at http://wrvo.org HackerFest highlights new cybersecurity technologies http://wrvo.org/post/hackerfest-highlights-new-cybersecurity-technologies <p>Cybersecurity and technology companies have converged on upstate New York for the HackerFest technology trade show this week. And new technologies are emerging to step up security and pre-empt the strategies of cyber criminals. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:39:59 +0000 Kate O'Connell 29120 at http://wrvo.org Cybersecurity addressed at HackerFest http://wrvo.org/post/cybersecurity-addressed-hackerfest <p>Business leaders and IT professionals from across the Northeast will come together to learn about the latest developments in cybersecurity at the HackerFest trade show in upstate New York. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:49:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 29072 at http://wrvo.org More people may use Google to make their political choices http://wrvo.org/post/more-people-may-use-google-make-their-political-choices <p>A new survey suggests more young people are taking to Google internet searches to help them make up their minds before they cast a vote. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:18:23 +0000 Ryan Delaney 27640 at http://wrvo.org