For this Alum, it’s all about the Apps
May10

For this Alum, it’s all about the Apps

Ankesh Arora ’09, MS ’11, was nurturing a startup in Binghamton — providing marketing strategies for businesses in college towns — when a new opportunity caught the entrepreneur’s eye. That’s how his current venture, Mobile Universal, got started. Arora and Zia Siddiqui are co-founders of the company that makes custom apps for businesses such as restaurants, hotels and schools. It has clients in New York, Pennsylvania, Florida,...

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PhoneLab Places UB at Center of Smartphone Research
Oct15

PhoneLab Places UB at Center of Smartphone Research

UB researchers are enlisting hundreds of students to build the world’s largest collection of smartphone users assembled for large-scale experiments. Dubbed PhoneLab, the network will help researchers build more powerful, secure and efficient smartphones and smartphone applications, improve wireless networking and educate students about mobile devices. While smartphone use is skyrocketing—Forrester Research says 1 billion people will...

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