In the smart home of the future, your milk jug will tell you when your milk has gone sour, your plants will text you when they need watering and with solar panels on your roof, you may not even need to be connected to the power grid.
After years of circling billionaire Steven Cohen, federal authorities brought criminal charges Thursday against his hedge fund SAC Capital Investors.
Some e-retailers are shifting their strategies by opening brick-and-mortar stores to attract new customers that may not be comfortable purchasing a pair of shorts or eyeglasses without first trying them on.
As temperatures continued to hover in the mid-90s for a sixth day Friday, Con Ed set a new all-time record for electric usage.
New York City is liberating techies from coffee shops and co-working spaces and sending them into the open air with the expansion of public Wi-Fi to 32 more parks and recreation centers across the five boroughs.
It’s been a real scorcher this week in New York with temperatures in the 90s that feel like the low 100s.
Whenever the thermometer goes way up, people start mentioning droughts, melting glaciers, rising sea levels and what can be done to stop climate change.
New York City is a leading center for neuroscience research, so you'd think it would stand to benefit from President Obama's new $100 million initiative to map the human brian.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke may not be renominated by President Obama. This week on Money Talking, the strengths and weaknesses of some of Bernanke's potential successors like Janet Yellen and Larry Summers.
The explosion of civic-minded hackathons raises the question of what the organizations funding them are trying to accomplish.
Chinese and Syrian hackers, internet trolls and hacking collectives like Anonymous tend to give hacking a bad name, but some people hack for good too. This week on New Tech City, meet the participants of a civic hackathon as they try to solve the problem of price gouging at bodegas in Newark.
The odyssey of NSA leaker Edward Snowden has focused more on the where than the what in recent days, so it's easy to forget about what got him in hot water in the first place: Leaking the details of a secret government program that's tracking our digital info with the help of some of the biggest companies in tech.
Peg Smith, CEO of the American Camp Association, sheds some light on when and where campers are allowed to use personal electronic devices.
One Pennsylvania summer camp is letting tween and teen campers use their smartphones, iPads and other tech gadgets all summer long.
The top U.S. banking official in New York is defending Ben Bernanke after markets dropped following the Fed Chairman's remarks last week.
The Supreme Court's decision to strike down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act means same-sex married couples in states where gay marriage is legal are now eligible for more than 1,000 federal benefits previously available only to husbands and wives.
Many Wall Street firms make thousands of trades a second from computer terminals, but the technology is so expensive that only the biggest firms can take advantage of it. This week on New Tech City, meet one local company that wants to give everyone a chance to trade fast — and maybe take back some power from the big boys on Wall Street.
Just how much money can you make singing in the subway?
The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low and taken other measures to stimulate the economy in recent years, but we've always known the extraordinary measures were not going to last forever.
Twenty-five solar charging stations for mobile devices are coming to city parks, beaches, golf courses and other outdoor spaces this summer, courtesy of AT&T.