Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.
He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.
Time Warner Cable, which supplies cable TV and broadband internet to over one million people in and around New York City, could soon be sold, according to multiple media reports.
Employers are using advances in software to fine-tune employee schedules up to the last minute.
Eric Schneiderman says he is a big reason JP Morgan Chase decided to settle with the government.
A controversial rescue plan for Hudson River Park becomes law.
Mayor Bloomberg is trying to preserve a new taxi program he fought hard to create.
Some Roosevelt Islanders discover they still depend on land lines.
Life gets back to normal after a shooting in midtown.
A popular park is in financial trouble, but neighbors don't like the rescue plan.
Twitter was born in San Francisco, but New York could benefit from its IPO
The de Blasio campaign says it didn't coordinate with a non-partisan transition group backed by a de Blasio ally.
Former customers of a bankrupt brokerage house led by Jon Corzine will finally get their money back.
A Connecticut hedge fund has pleaded guilty to insider trading and agreed to pay a massive $1.2 billion penalty. The question now is whether SAC Capital’s record-setting settlement will change behavior on Wall Street.
George Soros, the wealthy hedge fund manager, is backing a “public engagement” effort focused on the next mayoral administration in New York. The project is physically taking shape on a lot in lower Manhattan owned by Trinity Real Estate.
Airbnb founders gave almost $15,000 to Bill de Blasio's campaign for mayor.
Two brothers had an idea: How about starting a broadband service provider in New York City?
The agency that runs public housing projects in New York says it's made big improvements since Sandy.
A great grandmother tries to calm a boy's fears about storms.
With three months to go, the organizers of the upcoming Super Bowl say they're preparing for the challenges of hosting a big-city event in the depths of winter.
“Disruptive technology” is the buzzword in the tech-world. But can it shake up the hardest habit of all, smoking?