Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is a gray-hat hacker and self-described internet troll who is facing up to 10 years in prison for breaching AT&T's servers.
Internet troll Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is facing up to 10 years in federal prison for breaching AT&T's servers. On this week's New Tech City he explains why he believes his actions helped consumers and upheld American democratic ideals.
The rising cost of labor in China, high-tech robots, and even 3D printing are bringing manufacturing operations back to the United States. But will it guarantee more jobs for American workers?
Hailing cabs with an app. Renting out rooms to visiting tourists. Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb. But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against New York City regulations and try to find compromises.
Monday is the last day for New Yorkers and New Jerseyans affected by Sandy to apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
Money Talking examines how immigration reform would affect wages and benefits, consumer spending, entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security and the economy as a whole.
A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon."
Listen to the full interview with researcher Cheryl Olson on the latest research on whether violent video games causes violent behavior and hear what studies she thinks need to be conducted in the future.
A federal task force formed to help distressed homeowners has started assisting New Yorkers.
Political leaders, CEO and even a few celebrities are rubbing elbows and discussing the world’s biggest political and economic challenges in Davos, Switzerland. Why should we care?
The credit rating agency Moody's revised its outlook for the whole U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" in a report released last week.
The credit ratings agency Moody's recently revised its outlook for the U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" but universities in New York City have a better outlook than most.
As the hours tick down to the deadline, only half of New Yorkers eligible for part of a multi-billion-dollar mortgage settlement have submitted claims.
Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012.
Organizations that represent New York City's retail workers are less than impressed with Walmart's pledge to hire 100,000 recent veterans over five years, an announcement made Tuesday morning at the Javits Center in Manhattan.
The Digital Book World Conference kicks off Tuesday in Midtown Manhattan. Organizers bill the event as the most important gathering for publishing professionals when it comes to e-books and self-publishing.
A simple stroll around Times Square is enough to show that iPhones, iPads and other smartphones and tablets have virtually replaced paper maps, guidebooks and even digital cameras among the tourists visiting New York City.
Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk.
Parts of Chelsea and the Meatpacking District are now the largest outdoor public Wi-Fi zone in the city thanks to Google and the Chelsea Improvement Company.