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At LIU Post, improving at-risk odds through mentoring

By GREGORY ZELLER // A regional mentoring initiative with a long history of supporting at-risk middle and high school students will mark its 15th anniversary this week in Brookville. Designed specifically for youngsters who might not necessarily be on the path to higher education, the annual Mentor New York conference lands Thursday on the LIU Post campus. The idea is to expose at-risk kids to college life and, hopefully, spark an interest in both collegiate…


In Hannover, the Internet der Dinge

Big happenings in Hannover, Germany, where satellite communications ace Globecomm Systems has announced a plan to back up AT&T’s cell network with a new satellite service. The partnership, which will enable Internet of Things-enabled devices to automatically switch to the Globecomm satellites when cell connectivity is unavailable, was announced at Hannover Mesa, an international automation, clean energy and supply/production innovation showcase underway this week in Germany. The idea is to eliminate the need for businesses…