Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras J. Baraka on Nov. 10 announced the launch of the Women’s Safety Hackathon, with the intention to create a technology that makes Newark safer for women. “Women’s safety is an issue that affects all of us, even nationally,” Baraka said to, after a City Hall news conference announcing the competition. […]

Newark, N.J., recently launched its first smart city initiative. The city has partnered with New Jersey Institute of Technology, the New Jersey Innovation Institute and private business to start MetroLab@Newark.

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