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Posted inCity

Automated license plate readers will help parking availability but some express concern about privacy issues

New parking meters with credit card payment options are part of the goBerkeley program. Photo: Steer Davies Gleave/goBerkeley Berkeley has launched a program to use a controversial technology that automatically reads license plates on cars to optimize and enforce parking, part of a larger effort to encourage more Berkeley residents not to drive. The program, […]

Posted inSchools

Berkeley Lab opens gleaming supercomputer center

Berkeley Lab’s Wang Hall computer research facility, on a hillside overlooking the UC Berkeley campus, which officially opened on Nov. 12, 2015. Photo: Berkeley Lab, Roy Kaltschmidt Berkeley Lab’s Wang Hall computer research facility, on a hillside overlooking the UC Berkeley campus, which officially opened on Nov. 12, 2015. Photo: Berkeley Lab, Roy Kaltschmidt After more than […]

Posted inBusiness

Berkeley’s Telegraph Academy graduates first class

Telegraph Academy had its first graduation in September. Photo: Vy Cu After months of hard work and dedication, Telegraph Academy has graduated its first class. On Sept. 26, 17 participants in the program proudly made their transition from student to graduate. The Berkeley-based tech coding school aims to teach software engineering to under-represented minorities and create a network of […]