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Why New York's Technology Sector Needs Immigration Reform

Erik Grimmelmann | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Erik Grimmelmann

Updating our immigration laws to reflect the needs of the American economy in 2014 is critical to help maintain U.S. economic leadership in today's increasingly competitive world.

Google's Chief Engineer, Not Bloomberg, May Be Reponsible for Igniting NYC Tech

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Manoush Zomorodi

Mayor Bloomberg likes to take credit for transforming New York City into the second biggest technology economy in the country. Does he deserve it?

Saving Your Startup From Your Cofounder

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya | Posted 08.21.2013 | Small Business
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

The past year was a draining mental experience. It felt as if one day I woke up with a sensitive tooth and the next I was in dire need of a root canal. Six months into our partnership I finally came to terms with the fact that I'd made a mistake.

Remaining The World's Most Competitive City

Carol Kellermann | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Highly educated talent is mobile and New York City, the center of the metro area, needs to advance policies that attract, retain and cultivate that talent.

Ny Tech Rising: NewFronts, Startups, & Virtual Office Hours

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.05.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Last week New York emerged as the clear leader in the emerging world of web-based television. With back to back events from all of the major web pro...

NYC Start-ups: Growth of Silicon Alley

Jonathan Zabusky | Posted 06.30.2013 | New York
Jonathan Zabusky

Since the beginning of the New York tech renaissance around 2003, the number of start-ups in New York has grown and the city has joined the ranks of Boston and San Francisco as one of the country's leading technology centers.

NY Tech Scene - Rising: NY Stars Light up NYTM

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Sometimes, it's easy to forget just how far New York has come in the past five years. But sitting in the Skirball Center at NYU at the most recent Ne...

Techie's Dilemma: Silicon Valley vs. New York

Ben Cole | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
Ben Cole

Still, the Valley remains the center of the technological world. In my judgment, for mainstream startups, there's only one place to rival it: the center of the rest of the world: New York City.

Tech Scene Rising: A New Yorker in Palo Alto

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Given my passion for technology, and the growing role of New York in the tech sector, this trip gave me some important insights into why the Valley is so powerful, and in many ways so different from New York.

In New York, Tech's Rising Tide Raises All Boats

Zach Cutler | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Zach Cutler

After Silicon Valley, few cities know the benefits of the tech boom better than New York. "Silicon Alley" is now home to hundreds of tech startups, helping to diversify an economy that for many years was undeniably reliant on Wall Street's might.

New York Tech Scene Rising: NY Tech Meetup

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the New York Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: From the NYC Entrepreneur at Large - I admit it - it had been a while since...

NYC Tech Scene Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Let's get the NY vs. San Fransisco Reality TV Debate out of the way.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Thanksgiving is a time for looking back -- and thinking about the year ahead. So with that in mind -- I wanted to take this time to share some things I'm thankful for in this growing tech city.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

The New York Tech Scene roared back to life last week, even as damages from Hurricane Sandy continued to impact some businesses.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

We're now fully in recovery mode, as both the tech community and the city works to repair, rebuild and get back to work.

New York Tech Scene Rising: (11/4/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

There are some great stories to be told, and we bail out -- dry out -- and powerup. But first, let's take a quick snapshot of companies impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

NYPD Urges iPhone 5 Users To Register Devices

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Smartphones do not necessarily make for smart owners. In response to a sharp spike in iPhone thefts from...

Schumer Warns Google Not To Snoop On New York Sunbathers

Posted 06.19.2012 | New York

Following his support for the controversial anti-piracy legislation proposed by SOPA and PIPA, Senator Chuck Schumer is now tackling another internet ...

Counter, Counter Culture

Chris Johnson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Chris Johnson

You can hardly swing a foam dart gun without hitting an XBox in startupville these days. We're all for a little fun around the office, but at some point, the hoodie and Vans pendulum swings too far, and a little formality is needed.

One Startup's Radically Open Culture

Chris Johnson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

The founders of SumAll have written a "SumAll Constitution," a set of bylaws that build in social responsibility, and earmark 10% of the company's equity for a social foundation they've set up.

Nate C. Hindman

New York Tech Booms, Even As City's Jobless Rate Rises | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday the launch of a website mapping Internet startups in New York City that are hiring. Speaking ...

Why We Chose Silicon Alley Over the Valley

Emmanuel Schalit | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Emmanuel Schalit

When our start-up, Dashlane, started working on building our product in Paris, we knew that our success or failure would be decided in the United Stat...

NY Tech Meetup Protesting SOPA Outside Senators' Offices

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh & Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.18.2012 | New York

NY Tech Meetup, a community comprised of more than 19,000 technology enthusiasts, held a large rally Wednesday afternoon to protest the anti-piracy le...

WATCH: New Project To Send Your Leftover Metrocard Cash To Charities

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

New York subways bear witness to 40 tons of garbage a day. Did you know that includes discarding $52 million a year in real, live money? Well, that's ...

Donor Behind Cornell's $350 Million Donation For NYC Tech Campus Revealed

Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

The donor behind Cornell's record setting, $350 million gift has been revealed to be businessman and philanthropist Charles Feeney, an alumni from the...