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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: 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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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