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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC's 'Tech Boom' Doesn't Ignite Job Growth

Friday, March 06, 2015

New York is supposedly in the midst of a tech boom - but do the jobs numbers reflect that?

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New Tech City

When Love Trumps Mountain View: A Story of NYC Tech

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

It's kind of funny that one of the key reasons that New York City's tech scene blossomed is because one really smart guy just didn't want to live in Mountain View.

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New Tech City

Google's Top NYC Engineer on City's Tech Economy

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Craig Nevill-Manning is Google's chief engineer in New York City. In fact, saying he built the company's software engineering department in the city from scratch is no exaggeration. 

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New Tech City

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on the 'Godmother of Silicon Alley'

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley was a student of Red Burns, the so-called "godmother of Silicon Alley," who passed away at the end of August at the age of 88.  

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New Tech City

NYC Tech Reacts to Government Surveillance

Friday, June 07, 2013

The news this week that the U.S. government obtained personal data from several major American communications and technology companies has unleashed fresh debates over privacy and national security.  It's also raising uncomfortable questions for the city’s many tech start-ups.

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New Tech City

In Boost for Silicon Alley, Yahoo to Buy Tumblr for $1.1B

Monday, May 20, 2013

The board of the long-faltering tech giant Yahoo has reportedly agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr, a New York-based social blogging platform with more than a hundred million blogs and a young, engaged user base. The deal might just make Yahoo hip again. So, what does it mean for Tumblr and the Silicon Alley startup scene here in New York? New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi explains on Morning Edition. 

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New Tech City: NYC Tech Sector at SXSW Interactive

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

New York City made its presence known at the annual SXSW Interactive technology festival with a day-long event promoting New York's tech sector. Silicon Alley startups used the four-day event to ferret out new hires and bolster their own brands.

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

Monday, March 11, 2013

The founder and CEO of the online photo marketplace Shutterstock explains what he looks for in new hires, what defines New York City as a tech hub and why kids should be learning to code.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

SXSW: New Yorkers in Austin

Monday, March 11, 2013

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s New Tech City, talks about Silicon Alley's presentations at the SXSW Interactive Festival.

 

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Tech Sector Flexes its Political Muscles

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.  

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WNYC News

'Silicon Alley' Is Manhattan's Commercial Real Estate Hotspot

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A new report shows Midtown South — home to Silicon Alley's start-up scene — is the hottest commercial real estate market in the city.

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