When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized about the rollout of the Obamacare website this week, she joined a growing number of leaders in business and government who have decided saying sorry was the smart choice in the face of some crisis or gaffe.
A year after Sandy flooded the South Street Seaport with eight feet of water, some small businesses are still closed, but many have re-opened over the past few weeks and there's a spirit of optimism.
In a visit to Brooklyn Friday, President Obama will honor the innovative new education model at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, P-Tech for short. Is it the answer for preparing kids to be tomorrow's workers?
It seems like every time we report on a tech company or coworking space in New York City, there's a great coffee shop around the corner. Check out our map to see where the hippest coffee joints in the city are in relation to tech hubs.
News of a deal to raise the debt limit sent stocks soaring Wednesday. The Dow Jones added over 200 points. But traders at the New York Stock Exchange weren't especially impressed.
The federal government could default on its debt if it does not increase the amount of money it can borrow by October 17.
More than 800 correctional officers at two federal prisons in New York City have been working without pay since the partial government shutdown went into effect Oct. 1.
Short-term home rental site Airbnb says it won't comply with a subpoena asking it to hand over data about its 15,000 hosts in New York City.
Two military academies here in New York — West Point and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy — are dealing with cutbacks due to the ongoing government shutdown. USMMA has it worse.
Scientists at the recently opened New York Genome Center eventually want to screen every child in New York State. But if doctors found that your child had a genetic disorder, would you want to know?
New York's technologists, storytellers and content creators of all stripes now have a new home in DUMBO.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced two initiatives Monday he said will keep New York City's tech sector on an upward trajectory for years to come.
JPMorgan is reportedly in discussions to settle scores of government investigations with a settlement estimated at $11 billion.
New York City is giving developers, data scientists and the general public a crack at more than 200 newly released data sets that include everything from property records to business licenses to health and construction permits.
As the theft of digital devices continues to increase in New York City, the city's police department has been ramping up Operation ID, its program where New Yorkers can register their smartphones and other electronics in case they are lost or stolen.
October 1 is a watershed moment for Obamacare because that's the day people can start signing up health insurance, online, through public exchanges. But against this backdrop, there are also signs of a sea change in how private employers will offer health insurance.
Hackathons are exploding across New York City and the nation, and New Tech City has been checking in with participants to see why they attend, what they get out of the experience and what they'd like to hack at the next event.
Craig Nevill-Manning is Google's chief engineer in New York City. In fact, saying he built the company's software engineering department in the city from scratch is no exaggeration.
Verizon has announced it will install fiber-optic cables on Western Fire Island to replace the copper wires washed away during Sandy rather than rely on a wireless voice-only phone service called Voice Link that it installed after the storm.