So guess who’s leading the debate about women, equality, and work-life balance? Turns out it’s two high-powered women in tech. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently banned working from home and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has a book coming out on March 11 that urges women to push harder and "lean in" to their careers.
Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.
Ben Coffey Clark is a partner and head of business development at Bully Pulpit Interactive, a digital marketing and advertising agency. He worked on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and Rahm Emanuel's 2011 mayoral campaign in Chicago.
Devindra Hardawar is a national editor at VentureBeat where he focuses on mobile technologies.
Imagine blending the real world with computer generated images: glasses or contact lens that are actually computer screens displaying images before our eyes. Has the future of augmented reality arrived?
Media people love Twitter, so they love that their favorite social network is finally is getting in on video with an app called Vine. Here's how to do it well.
Internet troll Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is facing up to 10 years in federal prison for breaching AT&T's servers. On this week's New Tech City he explains why he believes his actions helped consumers and upheld American democratic ideals.
Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is a gray-hat hacker and self-described internet troll who is facing up to 10 years in prison for breaching AT&T's servers.
Cybersecurity expert Alan Paller says hackers and internet trolls like Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) are nothing more than vigilantes.
Jordan Kovnot is the privacy fellow at the Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy.
New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission is starting a one-year pilot program February 15 that will bring the technology to Manhattan for the first time.
Hailing cabs with an app. Renting out rooms to visiting tourists. Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb. But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against New York City regulations and try to find compromises.
A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon."
Listen to the full interview with researcher Cheryl Olson on the latest research on whether violent video games causes violent behavior and hear what studies she thinks need to be conducted in the future.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, CNET had an impressive set that broadcast live much of the time. CNET journalists took turns mounting the round, white lacquered stage to relax on the plush red couch and chat about digital trends and gadgets.
The credit rating agency Moody's revised its outlook for the whole U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" in a report released last week.
This week on New Tech City we’re talking MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses that major universities and newly formed education companies are offering for FREE (and that’s no acronym). Hundreds of thousands of people around the globe are taking these classes.
The Digital Book World Conference kicks off Tuesday in Midtown Manhattan. Organizers bill the event as the most important gathering for publishing professionals when it comes to e-books and self-publishing.
On some website, mourning over the death of Aaron Swartz, the software developer and internet rights activist, has turned into a debate over access to information online. New York’s tech community has been firmly on the side of Swartz and his open ideology.