Wehe is a mobile app that can detect when an internet service provider is violating net neutrality rules. The app, created by assistant professor David Choffnes and a team of his students, has been available for Android users since 2015. But it was blocked from the Apple App Store earlier this month, unfolding a chain of events that ended with tech giant reversing course.
Three Northeastern students have co-founded a hyperlocal photo-sharing platform that connects people who are in the same place at the same time, like a party or sporting event. Now, the Blurr team is headed to South by Southwest to pitch its startup to entrepreneurs and investors as finalists in a national student startup competition.