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Ilya Marritz

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Airbnb Suffers Setback In NYC Court Decision

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

A New York City judge has issued a rebuke to Airbnb, the popular short-term home rental site. 

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Tumblr Users Urge New Owner Yahoo To Keep The Site Weird

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

When news of Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr first hit, Tumblr users took their reactions online. The posts were quirky and sharp with plenty of worry about the future.

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7 Things New Yorkers Need to Know About the Tumblr Deal

Monday, May 20, 2013

Forget about Yahoo and Silicon Valley for a minute. How do the people who matter here in New York City — tech people and Tumblr users — feel about Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of the social blogging platform?

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Airbnb Case Inches Forward

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Remember Nigel Warren? He’s the East Village man who racked up a pile of violation notices after renting out his apartment on Airbnb for three nights, while he was out of town. The fines could cost him thousands of dollars. WNYC reported his story in February.

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Four Minutes with…Jack Dorsey

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

When he was 14, Jack Dorsey, a co-founder of Twitter, worked as a barista at his mother’s café in St. Louis.

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Waiting for the Phone to Ring, 6 Months After the Storm

Sunday, May 05, 2013

More than six months after Sandy, some New Yorkers are still waiting for their land line and internet service to come back.

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Bangladesh Building Collapse Raises Questions About Fashion Supply Chain

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Dozens of laborers killed in the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last week were laid to rest Wednesday in a mass funeral.

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11B Gallons of Sewage Dumped Into Waterways After Sandy: Report

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

study from the group Climate Central says northeast waterways were swimming in sewage following Sandy — much of it untreated.

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Would-Be Homebuyers Inspect Repaired Basement, Mimosas in Hand

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Realtors go the extra mile to sell in a neighborhood vulnerable to storms.

+ Sandy Damage Prompts Some to Walk Away

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Low Income New Yorkers Less Likely to Start a Business, Study Finds

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Immigrants and relatively affluent native-born New Yorkers are more likely to start a business, or work as a freelancer. That's the finding of a new study, which examines the connection between entrepreneurship and geography.

 

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After Boston, Reflecting on Social Media and Disasters

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

When two bombs went off at the Boston Marathon last week, many people turned to Twitter and Facebook for information.

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Roosevelt Islanders Call on Safety Chief to Quit

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Around 100 islanders marched in the streets Sunday. They said that under Guerra's leadership, the Department has been needlessly confrontational, especially with teenagers.

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A Bid to Make Peace in the Food Truck Wars

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Restaurants are often the first to complain when food trucks move in. But the trucks have also been on shaky legal ground since a judge ruled in 2011 that they cannot idle in metered parking spaces.

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Staten Island Gets Big Rooftop Solar Farm

Monday, April 15, 2013

A wastewater treatment plant on the north shore of Staten Island is set to become one of the city's biggest solar energy farms.

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Rockaways Repair Work, Around the Clock

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Memorial Day is just six weeks away, and the Parks Department is working 24 hours a day to restore the Rockaways Boardwalk, which was badly damaged by Sandy.

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Credit Bureaus Defend Employers’ Use of Credit Checks

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Before making a hire, many employers check the credit history of job applicants, looking for late payments, bad debt, and other problems. Now, the New York City Council is considering banning these credit checks.

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Council Considers Ban of Credit Checks on Job Applicants

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Councilman Brad Lander said credit reports weren't designed to be a hiring tool, and they're not a good indicator of whether a person will be a good worker.

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In Tight Housing Market, a Fistful of Dollars Beats a Mortgage

Thursday, April 11, 2013

According to the latest figures from the real estate firm Douglas Elliman, there are fewer homes for sale and prices are rising in Queens, Brooklyn and Westchester. But there’s another trend not shown in these numbers: the increasing dominance of all-cash buyers.

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High-Speed Internet Gets a New Groove

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

New York City is working to make top-speed internet available to more homes and businesses and at the same time cut down on disruptive road-work and street closures.

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Job Opportunities in Your Pocket

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The Bloomberg administration believes it’s found a powerful new tool to connect the jobless with jobs: TXT-2-Work sends text messages about job listings directly into the hands of unemployed New Yorkers.

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