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Big Money as Health Care Goes Digital

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Dr. Susan Gonella is like many doctors: she'll see about 10 patients each day, prescribing them medicine or referring them to specialists. But unlike most doctors, she won't ever shake her patients' hands, or take their blood pressure. Instead, she "sees" her patients almost entirely over email, from her Manhattan home base — or wherever else she has iPhone reception.

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New Tech City: Healthcare Goes Digital

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

As the medical world goes digital, patients are accessing healthcare online and through smartphone apps while doctors and hospitals are using software to do everything from track prescriptions to transfer patients to different offices or departments.

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History Retweeting Itself

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Just over 50 years ago, the Soviet ship Omsk crept across the Atlantic, secretly transporting medium-range R-12 rockets and 261 military personnel to Cuba.

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Tech Booms in New York City, And So Do Meetups

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As the New York City tech sector continues to grow, so too have the number of meetups, happy hours, demos and networking events – somewhere in the ballpark of hundreds a month are held throughout the city.

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NYC is #1 in Co-Working But Is It Right for You?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New York City has over 60 co-working spaces, more than other city, according to a survey done by co-working website DeskMag.

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New Tech City: Networking and the Fast-Growing Trend of 'Coworking'

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As Silicon Alley has boomed, so has the market for events that cater to tech sector employees and those that want to get their foot in the door at the city's start-ups.

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Map | New York City's Coworking Centers

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New York City is home to several dozen “coworking” locations, places where people who don’t work in traditional offices can rent a desk and have a place of work.

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Job Applicants: How to Game Resume Scanners

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

More and more companies are relying on technology to weed out job applicants at the initial stage of the hiring process – using software that scans and screens resumes in what has become a multi-billion dollar industry.  

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The Maker Movement: The Next Industrial Revolution?

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Reporter Stan Alcorn caught up with the editor-in-chief of Wired, Chris Anderson, to discuss the DIY movement of tech-savvy tinkerers known as "makers." In his new book, Makers, Anderson argues that "making" is a revolution with the power to revive American manufacturing.

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New Tech City: The Resume in the Digital Age and Maker Faire Comes to New York

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

When President Obama and Mitt Romney take the stage in Denver for their first presidential debate Wednesday, the talking points will no doubt center on jobs and the economy.

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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Jacob Ford, NYU Freshman

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jacob Ford, 18, is a freshman at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where he plans to pursue a degree in design.

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New Tech City: New York City and Its Small Businesses Go Digital

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

You could think of New York City's Digital Roadmap, published in the spring of 2011, as the founding document or charter for the city's push to make municipal government — and the citizens it supports — more high-tech.

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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Jonathan Bowles

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jonathan Bowles is the executive director of the Center for an Urban Future in New York.

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Who is Rachel Haot and What Does NYC's Digital Officer Do?

Monday, September 24, 2012

Actually, until she got married last month, Rachel Haot was Rachel Sterne.

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Rachel Haot Explains Upcoming Redesign of the City's Website

Monday, September 24, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to the city's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot about what the city is doing to retain top-level software engineers and expand broadband around the city.

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As Apple Releases iPhone 5, NYPD Launches Operation ID

Friday, September 21, 2012

As the iPhone 5 hit stores Friday, the NYPD asked Apple aficionados to sign up for "Operation ID," a program aimed at helping police address a recent surge in smartphone thefts.

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New Tech City: Near-Field Communcation Coming to Cars of the Future

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to Alex Goldmark of WNYC's Transportation Nation about the future of technology and transportation.

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New Tech City: Transportation and Tech Intersect as UNGA Gridlock Hits NYC

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Motorists in Midtown may find their cars at a standstill Tuesday as the UN General Assembly kicks into high gear and President Obama heads to Jay Z's 40/40 club near Madison Square Park for a celebrity-studded fundraiser.

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New York City's Tech Boom: Bad News, Good News

Monday, September 17, 2012

New York City has the fastest growing tech industry in the nation; the number of people working in the information technology sector went up almost 29 percent in the past 5 years, according to the Center for an Urban Future.  

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