Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

New Tech City: New York City and Its Small Businesses Go Digital

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week WNYC's New Tech City goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot.


A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week’s Money Talking goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Digital Officer Rachel Haot

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Rachel Haot Explains Upcoming Redesign of the City's Website

Monday, September 24, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to the city's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot about what the city is doing to retain top-level software engineers and expand broadband around the city.

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As Apple Releases iPhone 5, NYPD Launches Operation ID

Friday, September 21, 2012

As the iPhone 5 hit stores Friday, the NYPD asked Apple aficionados to sign up for "Operation ID," a program aimed at helping police address a recent surge in smartphone thefts.

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Near-Field Communication Coming to Cars of the Future

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to Alex Goldmark of WNYC's Transportation Nation about the future of technology and transportation.

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New Tech City: Transportation and Tech Intersect as UNGA Gridlock Hits NYC

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Motorists may find their cars at a standstill as the UN General Assembly kicks off. Bottlenecks and detours are daily headaches for drivers and cabbies plying Manhattan's roadways. WNYC’s New Tech City looks at how technology is being used to help people travel around the city more efficiently.

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Q&A | Leigh Ann DeLyser, Computer Science Curriculum Consultant

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Leigh Ann DeLyser is the computer science curriculum consultant for the Academy for Software Engineering, a new public high school near Union Square that aims to produce the next generation of software engineers, web developers and internet entrepreneurs. She's the co-author of the report Running on Empty: The Failure to Teach K-12 Computer Science in the Digital Age.

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Teaching a New Generation of Coders and Web Developers

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

No one knows who the next Mark Zuckerberg will be, but 135 high schoolers at New York City's Academy for Software Engineering are stepping up to the plate with coding textbooks in hand.


Report: New York Adds Low-Paying Jobs During 'Tepid' Recovery

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Workers in restaurants, education and home health care making less than $45,000 a year are the face of New York State's "disappointingly weak" economic recovery, according to a new report from the non-partisan Fiscal Policy Institute.


Navigating Barriers When Reaching Out to Family in Syria

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As the Syrian regime continues its crack down on the country's citizens, Syrian Americans must resort to code words to communicate with relatives there and improvise new ways to send them remittances.

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Catskills Towns Still Bear Scars on Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

Monday, August 27, 2012

Towns in the Catskills are still recovering from Hurricane Irene one year after the storm washed out roads and ripped apart homes and businesses.

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NYC Property Tax Filing Needs Major Reform: Grand Jury Report

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

A state grand jury has found New York City's property tax system is compromised.

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Upstate Grape Growers Brace for August Weather

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Wine producers in the Finger Lakes are praying for rain — a drizzle, to be specific, not a downpour — as they face one of the worst droughts in the area in 20 years.


New York Metro Area Loses 20 Bank Branches: Report

Friday, July 27, 2012

A new report shows the New York metro area has 20 fewer bank branches today than it did a year ago, despite a net gain of five branches in the city.


Banks Could Owe $35B Over Alleged LIBOR Rate Rigging: Report

Monday, July 23, 2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will testify before Congress this week. He’s expected to be asked about the LIBOR scandal. It comes at a time when a new report indicates banks from around the globe, including some U.S.-based banks, could be on the hook for billions of dollars over the LIBOR rate rigging.

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Boston Edges Out NYC in Latest Round of Venture Capital Funding, Reports Show

Friday, July 20, 2012

Two reports released Friday show New York City raised less venture capital money in the second quarter than perennial rival Boston, though how much less depends on the report.

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When News Breaks, Study Finds People Turn to YouTube

Monday, July 16, 2012

Justin Bieber and Charlie the finger-biting baby have some competition. A third of the most searched terms on YouTube are now news-related.


Bronx Residents Flock to Apply for Low-Wage Fresh Direct Jobs in Queens

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Fresh Direct is opening a new headquarters in the Bronx in 2015, but residents of the borough aren't waiting around for the new facility to get a foot in the door.  

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'Silicon Alley' Is Manhattan's Commercial Real Estate Hotspot

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A new report shows Midtown South — home to Silicon Alley's start-up scene — is the hottest commercial real estate market in the city.

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Could Eminent Domain Resuscitate Underwater Homeowners?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.

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Big Banks Write 'Living Wills' For July 1 Deadline

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A person writes a "living will" so caretakers will know his wishes if his health starts to fail. Now, nine of the world's largest financial institutions have to do the same thing so regulators will know what to do if one of them fails.