Despite the growth of e-readers and digital technology, New Yorkers are spending more time in libraries than ever.
After 113 days of frustration and slumping sales, small businesses that cater to local hockey fans are rejoicing over the end of the hockey lock-out. The NHL and players union reached a collective bargaining agreement and games are set to start as early as January 15.
The Bloomberg administration estimates that 13,000 businesses in New York City were damaged during Sandy, but more than two months after the storm only a few hundred have been approved for emergency loans.
For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty. Well, this week, we got some certainty. On Money Talking, Rana Foroohar and Joe Nocera weigh on whether the fiscal cliff deal will spur companies to start spending money and hiring.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is suing Qualcomm in an attempt to compel the wireless technology company to disclose the details of its political spending.
As the $60.4 billon Sandy aid package remains stalled in the House of Representatives, residents of two of New York City's hardest hit neighborhoods are calling on Congress to act.
This week on New Tech City, Manoush Zomorodi speaks with Douglas Rushkoff about how media and the digital age will change the way we live and think in 2013.
Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline.
Americans have purchased millions of smartphones, tablet computers and other digital tech this holiday season, and many of those gifts are showing up under Christmas trees this morning.
For-profit telemarketers are the real winners when people donate money to charities over the phone, according to the New York Attorney General's annual report on fundraising published Friday.
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.
When Sandy closed down corporate offices in Lower Manhattan and destroyed hundreds of businesses in neighborhoods and towns across the five boroughs, 29,100 workers in New York state lost their jobs, the state Department of Labor said.
This morning we found out that Richard Engel, the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, and his TV crew were released after spending five days in captivity in Syria, but most people did not know they had been kidnapped.
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.
Michigan is known as the birthplace of the modern labor movement. But on Tuesday, the Republican-led state legislature approved new limits on unions that drastically cut the power of organized labor in the state.
New York's tech sector has made some entrepreneurs rich. A new study says it could also preserve and grow the city's middle class.
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.
After payphones proved to be a crucial link for New Yorkers during Sandy, the city's Chief Digital Officer is challenging Silicon Alley entrepreneurs to redesign the city's 11,412 payphones for the digital era.