Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

New Tech City: Learning How to Make a Smartphone App

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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?

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Money Talking: Why Big Banks Are Downsizing

Friday, December 07, 2012

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.


New York City Challenges Silicon Alley to Reinvent the Payphone

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

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.

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Restarting a Business After Sandy, Growing a Business Globally

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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.


LIPA Billing Customers for Delivery Fees Despite Blackouts

Monday, December 03, 2012

The Long Island Power Authority is charging residential customers a delivery fee of more than $10 a month even if they were in the dark for weeks after Sandy.

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On Staten Island, Residents Face a Hard Decision to Stay or Go

Friday, November 30, 2012

President Barack Obama’s pointman for the region’s Sandy recovery told WNYC in an exclusive interview that the federal government wants storm-damaged coastline neighborhoods and towns to build back better and stronger.

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Money Talking: Future of Economic Growth After the Fiscal Cliff

Friday, November 30, 2012

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?

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NY-NJ Economy Will Recover Quickly from Sandy: NY Fed

Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said the New York-New Jersey regional economy will recover from Sandy by early 2013, but places like the Rockaways, Long Beach and parts of the Jersey Shore will need months and months more to bounce back.


New Tech City: Is Tech Good for Kids? Plus, 3D Printing Puts Down Roots in NYC

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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.


New Tech City: Using Digital Maps to Study Disaster Preparedness, History

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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.”

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Tourism at South Street Seaport Hit Hard By Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

When Sandy blew into the South Street Seaport the night of October 29, the neighborhood's quaint red-brick buildings were quickly submerged in a raging river full of timber, debris, street signs and fuel oil.

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Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.


Gas Rationing Will End in New Jersey, Continue in NYC and Long Island

Monday, November 12, 2012

New Jersey will end its 1970s-style even-odd gas rationing system at 6 a.m., Tuesday, just in time for the first morning rush hour after the holiday weekend.


Little Threat to Health from Gowanus Canal Flooding, EPA Says

Monday, November 12, 2012

Homes and businesses flooded by the Gowanus Canal during Sandy are safe from the harmful chemicals that earned the waterway Superfund status in 2010, a report by the federal Environmental Protection Agency shows. 

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Experts Say Gas Lines in Parts of City, Long Island Could Persist

Friday, November 09, 2012

Gas rationing is now in effect in New York City's five boroughs and on Long Island, but the effectiveness of the program may depend on where you live, experts say.

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Money Talking: Will Obama and Congress Avoid the Fiscal Cliff?

Friday, November 09, 2012

With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.

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After 9 Days Without Power, NJ Residents Fume Over Utility's Response

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Nine days after Sandy slammed into New Jersey, more than 360,000 residences and businesses in the state still have no power — and half of them are customers of Jersey Central Power and Light.

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NJ Gas Distribution Network Faces Challenges After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Getting gas for cars and generators continues to pose challenges for residents in many parts of the New Jersey, a week after Sandy.

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NY, NJ Investigate Price Gouging in Sandy's Aftermath

Monday, November 05, 2012

Officials in New York and New Jersey are investigating whether merchants have been artificially inflating prices to take advantage of customers in the aftermath of Sandy.

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Power, Transit Problems Drive Lines at the Pumps

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Around the metropolitan area, drivers are lining up at gas stations for hours on end to fill up. More people are traveling by car because of limited mass transit and many are buying gas to fuel generators after losing power. 

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