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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Meet the Vine-ographers Who Can Make $10k in 6 Seconds

Friday, January 24, 2014

Unlike Twitter and Instagram, the video-sharing app Vine isn't dominated by celebrities. The most popular users are comedians, musicians and stop-motion artists who have built up a following through the app - some have even turned it into a full-time job.

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As Bitcoin Takes Off, Regulators Want In

Friday, January 24, 2014

It isn't traded on the New York Stock Exchange — not yet, at least — but it does have a brand new "center" just down the street. It's not backed by any government, but its growing popularity is prompting regulators to step in and ask if they should turn on the lights and pull back the punch bowl. It's the virtual currency "bitcoin," and it's coming to a digital wallet near you.

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Huh? NIH Funding Increases and Decreases (We'll Explain)

Friday, January 17, 2014

The National Institutes of Health will see a $783 million increase in funding this fiscal year thanks to the spending bill passed in the Senate Thursday, but biomedical researchers in New York aren't popping champagne corks. 

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NSA, Davos and Target? It’s All About Your Data

Friday, January 17, 2014

The President announces new guidelines for NSA surveillance. Tech CEOs prepare gather with other business and world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And Target tries to soothe customers’ fears after hackers obtain millions of credit and debit card accounts. What's the connection?  It’s all about our personal data. On Money Talking, why everyone – governments, companies, and hackers – want it: Privacy, people and the bottom line.

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Helping Ordinary Americans Focus Of Fed Under Janet Yellen

Friday, January 10, 2014

Janet Yellen will be the first woman to head the the Federal Reserve when she takes over at the end of January.  How much will the world's most powerful central bank change under her leadership?

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Looking to Buy? Ditch Brooklyn and Cozy Up To Queens

Thursday, January 09, 2014

If you want to buy an apartment or house in New York, you may want to forget about Brooklyn (seriously, fuhgeddaboudit) and stake your claim in Astoria, Forest Hills or Flushing. 

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An Income Gap More Like a Chasm in NYC

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

A new report from the CUNY Graduate Center shows the extent to which the rich are getting richer in New York City, while the poor struggle to gain a foothold.

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It's Baaaack: Cicada 3301 Mega-Puzzle Relaunches for 2014

Monday, January 06, 2014

Cicada 3301 — a shadowy person or organization behind two previous cryptographic challenges on the internet — unfurled a third set of puzzles Monday that is already boggling the minds of dozens of potential solvers. (For the full story, and solution, to the previous Cicada 3301 puzzles, listen to our latest podcast.)

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What Does 2014 Hold for Corporate Profits, Inequality and the Economy?

Friday, January 03, 2014

This week on Money Talking, Rana Foroohar of Time magazine and Ben White of Politico weigh in on what companies and lawmakers need to do in 2014 to keep the U.S. economy moving in the right direction.

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Meet the Teenage Codebreaker Who Helped Solve the Cicada 3301 Internet Puzzle

Monday, December 30, 2013

An enigmatic message on the internet from an unknown source named “3301” sends thousands searching to solve ever increasingly complicated puzzles for the past two years.  Will it happen again in 2014?  This week on New Tech City, Cicada 3301.  Can you solve it?

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#UPSFail: The Dog Crate That Came Too Late

Thursday, December 26, 2013

UPS and FedEx are apologizing for failing to deliver thousands of packages in time for Christmas, but many customers - including Jennifer Lincoln of Edgewater, New Jersey, and her two-year-old Jack Russell terrier Kyle McLaughlin - are not satisfied with the explanations of bad weather and high demand.

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Minimum Wage Is Going Up & Wall Street Bonuses Are Going Down

Friday, December 20, 2013

From a fast-food, minimum wage worker to a banker on Wall Street, a lot is changing in what people are getting paid. 

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Lab Mice Rejoice Over Pending Budget Vote

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

As the Senate votes on a budget deal, medical researchers in New York City are optimistic they'll get the funding they need to continue their work; like breeding a colony of specialized mice to study a drug therapy for glaucoma.

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Why Congress' Budget Deal is Good for Business

Friday, December 13, 2013

There were signs of bipartisanship in Washington this week as budget negotiators announced a two-year budget deal that will hopefully avert another shutdown.  Now, will the economy start growing faster?

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Harlem is Getting the Country's Largest Free WiFi Network

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg says the project will improve digital access for 80-thousand residents of the neighborhood, including 13-thousand people who live in public housing. 

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The Best of #YSLTF ('You Should Listen To' Friday) on Twitter

Friday, December 06, 2013

What is #YSLTF? It's 'You Should Listen To' Friday. Starting this Friday, radio makers and radio lovers are tweeting out the handles and links to their favorite podcasts, radio segments and audio storytelling. Here are some cool things we've discovered so far. 

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Why The Future of Public Pensions Could Be Bleak

Friday, December 06, 2013

Across the country, cities and states are trying to figure out how to address the growing public pension crisis. Collectively, they're underfunded by an estimated $1 trillion.

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The Nets Aren't Winning, But Their Stadium Sure Rocks

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Barclays Center is home not only to the Brooklyn Nets, but to some of the most advanced technology to come to a stadium or arena. Many older sports venues in and around New York have struggled to keep up with the latest advances in digital and social media. When it comes to Barclays, there's an app for that.

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Advice and Resources for Seniors Rebooting Their Careers

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Tom Kamber, Founding Executive Director of Older Adults Technology Services, talks through a few guests on how to reboot their outlook on technology and working for people a generation older.

 

 

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Advice for Mid-Career Professionals

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Carmen Scheidel, Vice President of Learning + Development at Time, Inc., gives tips for mid-career workers.

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