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150 students came from across the country to participate in the hack@CEWIT hackathon. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

CEWIT hackathon attracts hundreds of programmers to Stony Brook University

Gary Ghayrat February 18, 2018
Hack@CEWIT 2018: IoT & Security, the second annual event of its kind, gathered around 150 students from across the country and abroad to code programs, solve challenges and showcase applications while attending workshops and tech talks over the span of three days.
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Apple simulates the Titanic by removing Jack

Apple simulates the Titanic by removing Jack

Jager Robinson September 18, 2016
This lack of inventiveness at Apple is leading the Titanic that is the company into the iceberg that is the consumer market.
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Cellphones for six-year-olds are a large and unnecessary responsibility

Emily Benson April 21, 2015
Correct me if I’m wrong, but not only is ten too young to be taking on the responsibility of a cell phone or tablet, it seems almost unnecessary at such a young age.
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Personal safety system SB Guardian now downloadable application

Rachel Siford March 22, 2015
The new SB Guardian App is now available for all Stony Brook students, showcasing new personal safety features to keep students connected with people they trust.
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Amazon’s introduction of Echo delivers potential fear to the masses

Michael Newcomer November 11, 2014
This week, Amazon put out a four-minute online video advertisement to scare the masses featuring their newest piece of smart technology, Echo.
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Phonebloks will revolutionize the smartphone market

Hunter David Frederick May 8, 2014
Last month, Google revealed a prototype of a smartphone: Project Ara, a smart phone that was built to last. Project Ara’s claim to fame is the Phonebloks system it utilizes.
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Stony Brook Athletics debuts mobile application

Jasmine Blennau February 4, 2014
The Stony Brook Athletics Department launched a new, free mobile application on Jan. 15 called “Stony Brook Seawolves,” aiming to make the SB Athletics website more accessible to students via their smartphones.
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Androids and iPhones both have their followers

Jonathan Quinones September 16, 2013
Through the last five years we have seen the Android operating system evolve and flourish into a fit alternative to the iPhone’s beloved iOS for many individuals. Overall the pros seem to outweigh the cons in the minds of Android buyers and jealousy of the illustrious iPhone is kept to a bare minimum.
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“Where’s the bus?” There’s an app for that

Keith Olsen March 26, 2012
Stony Brook students will no longer have to wait for extended periods of time for campus buses.
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