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.
Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley was a student of Red Burns, the so-called "godmother of Silicon Alley," who passed away at the end of August at the age of 88.
Tech giant Apple will have to modify contracts with publishers to prevent price fixing for electronic books as a result of a ruling by a federal judge in New York Friday.
The debate in Congress this week over whether to give President Obama authorization to take military action in Syria crowded out talk of economic issues like funding the government, raising the debt limit, picking a new boss at Federal Reserve and immigration reform.
Want to pay for your latte before you arrive at the coffee shop? PayPal has you covered.
Scientists in New York City are at the center of President Obama's brain research initiative, a $100 million effort to better understand the inner workings of the human noggin.
Hundreds of people braved the rain in Times Square Thursday to watch on a Jumbotron as President Obama addressed the country to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, as well as a rebroadcast of the famous speech Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave that day in 1963.
Tennis is a sport that prides itself on tradition, but it can't escape technology.