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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

New Tech City: Online Education and Paying for College

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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.

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WNYC Goes Back to School, This Time Online

Monday, January 21, 2013

The word "MOOC" is everywhere you turn in the world of higher education these days. Here. And here. And here, here and here.

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Stable Credit Outlook for Universities in NYC

Friday, January 18, 2013

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.

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Last Day to Apply for $25B Mortgage Settlement

Friday, January 18, 2013

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.

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Money Talking: Foreclosure Settlements

Friday, January 18, 2013

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. 

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NYC Retail Workers Groups Not Impressed With Walmart's Pledge to Hire 100,000 Veterans

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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.  

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Surviving the Self-Publishing World

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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.

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Tourists Use iPads and Other Digital Devices to Navigate New York City

Monday, January 14, 2013

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. 

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Money Talking: The Looming 'Triple Fiscal Fiasco'

Friday, January 11, 2013

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. 

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Chelsea Gets the City's Largest Free Public Wi-Fi Network

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

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. 

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New Tech City: The Future of Libraries

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Despite the growth of e-readers and digital technology, New Yorkers are spending more time in libraries than ever.

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Small Businesses Near Area Arenas Rejoice After NHL Agreement

Monday, January 07, 2013

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.  

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After Sandy, Few Small Businesses Taking Advantage of Emergency Loans

Sunday, January 06, 2013

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.

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Money Talking: Will the Fiscal Cliff Deal Spur Companies to Spend and Hire?

Friday, January 04, 2013

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.

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Comptroller Sues Tech Giant Qualcomm Over Corporate Political Spending

Thursday, January 03, 2013

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. 

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Breezy Point and Midland Beach Residents Say They Need Sandy Aid

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

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.

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New Tech City: How Digital Tech Will Change Our Lives in 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

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.

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Money Talking: Trends in Philanthropic Giving

Friday, December 28, 2012

Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline. 

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The Effect of Touchscreens and Social Media on Kids, Plus 3D Printing

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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.

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NY AG Takes on For-Profit Telemarketers

Friday, December 21, 2012

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.

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