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New Tech City: Campaign Ads On Your Phone?

Monday, February 25, 2013

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.

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Coming to a Mobile Device Near You!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Devindra Hardawar is a national editor at VentureBeat where he focuses on mobile technologies. 

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New Tech City: What Is Augmented Reality? And Vine?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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. 

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New Tech City: Do’s + Don’ts to Make the Most of Vine

Monday, February 18, 2013

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.

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Internet Troll Weev: Full Interview

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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.

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New Tech City: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Is It Too Broad?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Jordan Kovnot is the privacy fellow at the Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy.

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New Tech City: Internet Troll or Freedom Fighter?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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. 

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Hackers Are Vigilantes, Cybersecurity Expert Says

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Alan Paller is the founder of cybersecurity training school SANS.

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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Ki Mae Heussner

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Ki Mae Heussner is a staff writer at GigaOm.

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NYC To Airbnb: Don’t Get Too Cozy

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

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.

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Hailing a Cab With Your Smartphone

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

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.

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Technology vs. Business As Usual in NYC

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Soon you'll be able to hail a cab in parts of Manhattan with a few quick taps on your smartphone thanks to the Taxi and Limousine Commission and companies like Taxi Magic, Uber and Hailo

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New Tech City: 3D-Printed Guns and Violent Video Games

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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. 

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New Tech City: Do Violent Video Games Cause Violent Behavior?

Monday, January 28, 2013

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PCMag’s Editor-in-Chief on the Modern Tech Reporter

Monday, January 28, 2013

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. 

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Class is In for Cornell NYC Tech

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The inaugural class of graduate students for Cornell NYC Tech started school Monday in temporary rooms in the Google building Google in Chelsea.

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New Tech City: Online Education and Paying for College

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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.

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WNYC Goes Back to School, This Time Online

Monday, January 21, 2013

The word "MOOC" is everywhere you turn in the world of higher education these days. Here. And here. And here, here and here.

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What Are MOOCs and Are They Education’s Future?

Monday, January 21, 2013

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.

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Surviving the Self-Publishing World

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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.

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