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Truck driver has GPS jammer, accidentally jams Newark airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don't know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems.

By August 11, 2013

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Newark mayor takes to Twitter to help amid Sandy

Cory Booker spent the night responding to citizens in distress and tweeting about it during the superstorm.

By October 30, 2012

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Zuckerberg pledges $100m to Newark, N.J., schools

A New York Times report reveals that the Facebook CEO plans to make his first act of public philanthropy a massive donation to a troubled N.J. city's school system. Clever timing: it's slated to be announced the same day that "The Social Network" premieres.

By September 22, 2010

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Swamped Fisker Karma electric cars catch fire

Business Insider reports that 16 of Fisker's Karma range-extended electric cars at the Port of Newark were submerged by Hurricane Sandy, and subsequently caught fire.

By October 31, 2012

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Startup courts Millennials with social, crowdsourced news site

Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, and Oprah Winfrey are among those who have provided seed money to #waywire, co-founded by Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker.

By June 30, 2012

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No dead air: Samsung installs airport charging stations

Samsung releases 50 new charging stations at Newark Liberty International Airport.

By August 25, 2008

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Facebook CEO unveils education foundation

Attracting scrutiny from critics who think it's a big PR stunt, young billionaire Mark Zuckerberg makes good on his word to donate $100 million to the school system in Newark, N.J.

By September 24, 2010

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Teacher tweets she wants to 'stab some kids'

A teacher is reprimanded by her California school district after tweets that mentioned her trigger finger was "itchy."

By August 29, 2014

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Even more charging stations from Samsung

Last August Samsung Mobile announced the availability of 50 free charging stations at Newark Liberty International Airport. On Thursday, the company added 115 new stations to that number.

By November 20, 2008

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United Airlines site loophole reoffers uber cheap fares

A Web site malfunction lets users trick the airline into offering them tickets with frequent-flyer miles they don't have.

By October 14, 2013