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Google to open artificial intelligence lab in Princeton and collaborate with University researchers

Steven Schultz, Office of Engineering Communications, Princeton University. Two Princeton University computer science professors will lead a new Google AI lab opening in January in the town of Princeton. The lab is expected to expand New Jersey’s burgeoning innovation ecosystem by building a collaborative effort to advance research in artificial intelligence. The lab, at 1 Palmer Square, will start with a small number of faculty members, graduate and undergraduate student researchers, recent graduates and software engineers. The lab builds on several years of close collaboration between Google and professors Elad Hazan and Yoram Singer, who will split their time working for Google…
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Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

PRINCETON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools - the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit -  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will allow us to take full advantage of all New Jersey has to offer entrepreneurs and startups as well as our established innovation-driven companies,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “We have everything right here at our fingertips to dominate the Innovation Economy…
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TIGERLABS NJ Gov Murphy Orders Economic Development Authority Audit

Princeton, NJ: NJ Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order Auditing the Economic Development Authority EDA the TIGERLABS innovation site WATCH Princeton Strong News Video. Trenton, NJ: – Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order today directing the State Comptroller’s Office to complete a performance audit of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s tax incentive programs. Under the order, EDA’s programs will be reviewed going back to 2010 and economic benefits of past incentives will be assessed, a critical step toward ensuring that EDA programs are a net benefit for all New Jerseyans. “The Economic Development Authority has spent $8 billion in…
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Alchemist & Barrister’s Marketing Featuring Bombing Suspect Offends Patrons

via Princeton Patch - Princeton, NJ: The promotional email featured suspected bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami, and was sent out hours after he was captured on Sept. Anthony Bellano (Patch Staff) - September 28, 2016 2:13 pm ET Princeton, NJ -- A survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center was appalled when she opened an email last week sent by Princeton's popular Alchemist & Barrister bar and restaurant. The marketing email included an image of Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in bombings in New York City and New Jersey earlier this month. In the picture, the…
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Battle to SAVE PRINCETON BATTLEFIELD. Patriot Historians battle Advance Institute Einsteins to Preserve Battlefield Area

Princeton, NJ: The battle to save historic undeveloped ground near where General George Washington won the Battle of Princeton continues. The persevered historic Princeton State Park pictured. Photo by Stanley Brick. via Wiki: The Battle of Princeton (January 3, 1777) was a small battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey. On the night of January 2, 1777 George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek in Trenton. That night, he evacuated his position, circled around General Lord Cornwallis' army, and went to attack…
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Five States Come Together for Security Discussions

PRINCETON, NJ 12/14/2015 – Homeland security leaders from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware convened early this month for the Regional Homeland Security Advisor (HSA) Conference in Princeton, New Jersey. The meeting, hosted by the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and its Director, Dr. Chris Rodriguez, provided a forum for top security officials from the five states to share threat intelligence and best practices and increase coordination across the region. Although the size and scope of their organizations vary, HSAs are responsible for keeping Governors informed on issues affecting homeland security in their states. The conference had…
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