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Internet Troll Weev Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison

Monday, March 18, 2013

Internet troll and hacker Andrew Auernheimer — better known by his web moniker Weev — was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Monday for gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users. 

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New Tech City: NYC Tech Sector at SXSW Interactive

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Bloomberg administration's "Made in New York" marketing campaign to promote the city's tech scene went on the road last week and joined the South by Southwest Interactive technology festival.

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Made in NYC Event at SXSW: Geeks Wanted

Monday, March 11, 2013

In addition to promoting NYC's tech scene, the "Made in New York" event at South by Southwest Interactive on Saturday was a getaway for busy New York entrepreneurs to schmooze, trade business advice, and, most importantly, scout for talent.

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Shutterstock CEO on Hiring at SXSW Interactive and "Why New York?"

Monday, March 11, 2013

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New Tech City: Creating Startups on a 72-Hour Bus Trip from NYC to Austin

Monday, March 11, 2013

Jon Gottfried is a developer evangelist at cloud communications company twilio and co-founder of Hacker Union. He was also the the conductor of the New York City Startup Bus, one of eight buses filled with coders, developers and designers teaming up to create startups during the ride to the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas.

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New Tech City: Shutterstock's CEO on Why Tech is Thriving in New York

Monday, March 11, 2013

Jon Oringer is the founder and CEO of Shutterstock, a subscription-based, crowdsourced marketplace for stock photography, videos and illustrations. 

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Redesigning NYC's 11,412 Payphones for the Digital Age

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

The 11 semifinalists in the Bloomberg administration's Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge imagined payphone kiosks with air pollution sensors, solar-powered cell phone chargers and screens controlled by hand gestures and voice commands. 

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NYC Women in Tech on Equality, Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Two high-powered women in tech — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — are leading the debate about women, equality in the workplace and work-life balance.

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New Tech City: What NYC Tech Women Think of Sheryl + Marissa

Monday, March 04, 2013

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.

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New Tech City: How-To Tweet Chat

Monday, March 04, 2013

A group of New York City entrepreneurs and hackers are entering the final leg of a 72-hour bus odyssey to conceive, build and launch startups on their way to the annual SXSW Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas.

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Tech Sector Flexes its Political Muscles

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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.

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Mayor's Race Will Test Tech's Political Force

Monday, February 25, 2013

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.

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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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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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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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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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