A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the mass shooting continues to have a ripple effect in the conversation around guns, even in the financial community.
Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and eBay have all opened offices in New York City, and the Bloomberg administration is partnering with Cornell University to build a new computer science grad school. But Silicon Alley's exponential growth has some wondering how long the good times will last.
Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff.
Apple's App Store and Google Play have hundreds of thousands of smartphone apps. When it comes to the megabytes, however, apps are tiny things, taking up the same amount data as any 3-minute song you can buy on iTunes. So how hard is it to create one of these itsy-bitsy pieces of software?
The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.
When it comes to growing a business, sometimes it’s about looking to new horizons, and other times, it’s simply about trying to hold on to what you have.
The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?
Americans will buy millions of smartphones, tablet computers and other digital tech this holiday season, and many of those gifts will be given to children.
Grey is the new black when it comes to post-Turkey shopping. In a growing phenomenon known as "Grey Thursday," more of the largest U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day, offering consumers deals a day earlier than Black Friday.
Digital maps play a huge role in everyday tasks — from finding a restaurant to a friend’s apartment. But they’re also playing a large part in serious pursuits like disaster cleanup and rebuilding. This week, New Tech City looks at mapping before and after Sandy, as well as a the process known as “map warping.”
Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.
Two weeks after Sandy hit the New York region, is the recovery coming along as fast it could?
Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty, suffered significant damage during Sandy.
New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi talks with the Rachel Haot, New York City's Chief Digital Officer, about how the city and the tech scene fared during Sandy. How is the community and the city responding, and what did they learn from the storm?
Sandy turned the New York City metropolitan area into a low tech region last week. The storm knocked out power, cut internet access and limited phone service throughout the tri-state region.
Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its final unemployment report in advance of the 2012 election on Tuesday, November 6. Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for Takeaway co-producer WNYC, and Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, explain the October numbers and what they mean for election day.
WNYC’s Business and Economics Editor Charlie Herman discusses the economic impact of the storm on the city and the metro area.
CORRECTION: During the interview, Leonard said the Fine Print Dealers Association Print fair was cancelled, but that was an error. The print fair is still happening! We apologize for the mistake.
Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.