Local Technology News

Identifies the speaker for the November 15th BizLab-Clarkson Luncheon in Schenectady.


UVC Upstate Venture Connect held its annual award conference in Syracuse. A number of awards went to the Capital Region.

Regeneron, a science-driven biotech company announced major plans for expansion in this region. This is a major step forward for our region being a leader in life sciences initiatives.

Highlights forthcoming meet and greets about the profession and software community for computer science students at local colleges. Also, seeks software professionals interested and able to donate 2 hours of their time to these meetings.

The Bala brothers have created a new company in Troy to create a world class games and other entertainment modes.

Apprenda, a once promising Troy startup company, closed shut down this summer and is selling its assets.

The editor shares some assorted TECH news items.

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Historic Albany Foundation Protects Historic City

The Historic Albany Foundation is Albany's historic preservation organization which actively organizes the citizenry of Albany to preserve the important historic assets of the City of Albany, one of the first cities in the New World.

Columbia County Land Trust

Columbia County is situated southeast of Albany, stretching roughly from Kinderhook and Stuyvesant in the northwest corner down to Ancram in the southeast. Rich in agricultural heritage and natural beauty, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. There’s hiking, fishing, bird watching, boating and a great deal of scenic open space, habitat and diverse ecosystems. The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) is dedicated to ensuring that these qualities endure.

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The historic, scenic and artistically creative Capital Region was one of the birth places of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. Today it is emerging as a dynamic center of tech innovation and entrepreneurialism. It has in a variety of communities and in diverse sectors including IT, nanotechnology/semiconductors/bio/life sciences and energy security.

Cap Chip web site is going to make available to the public timely and interesting information on emerging technology, startups, tech leaders and tech’s dynamic impact on our communities and the region’s economy. It will help readers to understand the dynamics of tech development, environment and community life and welfare.