New York City made its presence known at the annual SXSW Interactive technology festival with a day-long event promoting New York's tech sector. Silicon Alley startups used the four-day event to ferret out new hires and bolster their own brands.
This week on New Tech City, Anna Sale talks to women in New York City's tech scene about what they think of the messages coming down from on high.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
This week on New Tech City, Manoush Zomorodi speaks with Douglas Rushkoff about how media and the digital age will change the way we live and think in 2013.
When it comes to growing a business, sometimes it’s about looking to new horizons, and other times, it’s simply about trying to hold on to what you have.
Digital maps play a huge role in everyday tasks — from finding a restaurant to a friend’s apartment. But they’re also playing a large part in serious pursuits like disaster cleanup and rebuilding. This week, New Tech City looks at mapping before and after Sandy, as well as a the process known as “map warping.”
Before the year 2010 fades out with the melting snow, it's worth taking a few moments to think about the events of the past 12 months. Here in the New York area we've had intense political squabbles, a continued economic downturn, transit hikes, a tornado -- and it all began with a cataclysmic event overseas that affected thousands of New Yorkers. Revisit the full year in sound in the montage here, and be sure to watch the slideshow below to relive some of New York's key political moments of 2010.
The Gotham Girls Roller Derby’s season ended last month with Queens of Pain dominating for a second year. Although the season is over, interest remains high for one of the country’s fastest growing sports. WNYC’s Richard Hake has more.
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