A fear among some in New York City's growing technology sector is what might happen if the next mayor is not as gung-ho about digital innovation as Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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.
In his State of the City address earlier this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg referred to the tech sector ten times while leaving out Wall Street altogether.
Devindra Hardawar is a national editor at VentureBeat where he focuses on mobile technologies.
Augmented reality blends the real world with computer generated images: glasses or contact lens that are computer screens display images before our very eyes. It has the promise to change the way we experience the world.
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.
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.
Alan Paller is the founder of cybersecurity training school SANS.
Jordan Kovnot is the privacy fellow at the Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy.
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.
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.
Ki Mae Heussner is a staff writer at GigaOm.
The internet is causing big changes in New York’s hospitality business. Many visitors now spend the night in private homes, which they find through websites such as Airbnb. While these rentals tend to be cheaper, they are also very often illegal, and a growing number of hosts – people who rent out their homes or additional rooms – are being slapped with violations by city authorities. Now Airbnb says it is working to change local laws to make it easier to rent out an apartment.
A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon," a plastic gun made with a 3D printer that would fire like the real McCoy.
Cheryl Olson is a researcher and co-author of the book Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games And What Parents Can Do.
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 inaugural class of graduate students for Cornell NYC Tech started school Monday in temporary rooms in the Google building Google in Chelsea.
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.