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As the day progresses, students, as well as small businesses, start to slump. To provide a viable solution, students of Northeastern University, Djan Madruga, Francisco Carchedi, and Victor Bittar created an app that would establish a link between the students and these businesses. The app, which was released in the app store in October 2017, connects the Northeastern campus with the businesses near them. These...

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digital privacy

FaceApp, an application, shows you how you would look like in your golden years when you upload a headshot on it. It is no doubt fun and entertaining. Everyone uploads their aged look on their social media and everyone has fun. What we do not bother ourselves with while having fun, are the privacy issues. Do we actually think about our digital privacy? David Choffnes, an...

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digitalisation

In the era of digitalisation, where you have a virtual identity, who is to say that your data and personal information will not be leaked publicly or it won’t be sold off to anyone? Every time you log into your social media account, or link your Gmail to any other website or app to login, all your personal information is accessible by the app. You...

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Haley Meng, a graduate of Northeastern University’s 2011 batch with degrees in international affairs and East Asian studies, is a member of Northeastern’s Young Global Leaders program, which comprises more than 100 recent graduates who advise university leadership and help to strengthen Northeastern’s network of international alumni. When Meng reached Hong Kong after her graduation, she found herself completely out of place as she didn’t...

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faceapp

Over the past week, FaceApp has taken the internet by storm and people can’t get enough of it. It is a mobile application for iOS and Android developed by Russian company Wireless Lab. Neural network technology is used here to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. The app can transform a face to make it smile, look younger, look older, or change...

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Recitation App that helps Muslims

Anas Abou Allaban was one of the participants of Muslim Hacks, an event that took place at California. At this event participants share their technological ideas and solutions to build products for people practicing Islam. Allaban is an electrical and computer engineering student, Northeastern University was fascinated by a hack which used speech recognition tool that helps Muslims to recite their prayers.   In order to keep...

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PartRunner

You get your food, all tasty and warm, right at your doorstep, thanks to those food delivery apps. However, it is a real pain when you have to go out to purchase other things, especially when you have some other pressing matters to attend to. Yoshua Rozen thought so too, and hence, PartRunner was born.   Rozen is a Northeastern University graduate and the startup ‘PartRunner’ is...

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Podcasts - messy.fm

Molly Beck, a graduate from the Northeastern University, has come up with a new idea about podcasts that gathered more attention as it leaped a different level than ever.   Beck who completed her finance and entrepreneurship degrees from Northeastern University in 2009 says, “If I were graduating today, I wouldn’t start a blog”   And she ended up saying, “I would start a podcast”. As a result, she launched...

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Athlete

When Athletes suffer through a serious injury, they often take rest, rejuvenating themselves so that they can enter the game again, fit and healthy. But this is not the case for Lucas Espada. He was the best high school goalkeeper in East Brunswick, New Jersey when he suffered a broken left ankle. However, he didn’t let it stop him, turning his misery into a beautiful...

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