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Before Smartphones, There Was Simon

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology
Liz Ryan

Was IBM's Simon, including its dramatically unsuccessful life cycle, an IBM cultural cry for help? Looking at the project all these years later, you could easily think so.

Michael Calderone

News Service Doubles Staff At Political Conventions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.08.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Al Hunt, Washington editor of Bloomberg News, said he still gets "excited" heading to the political conventions -- even after covering 19 ...

If Immigration is a Game, Let's Play to Win

Richard Herman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Richard Herman

The energy, entrepreneurship, innovation, access to global markets, family values and newly-minted patriotism of American immigrants has been a boon to this country.

Low-Wage Earners Seek Respect and a Living Wage

Pearl Korn | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Could it be that they see the handwriting on the wall, that they, too, may one day become low-wage earners, as their bargaining rights and benefits are decimated across the country?

Your Move, White House: DeMarco's Ideological Insurgency Must End

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

The time has long since arrived for Edward J. DeMarco to pursue his other opportunities in the private sector, whatever they may be. DeMarco, you may...

Bloomberg Likens Chick-Fil-A To Catholic Church

Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

During his weekly radio show on Friday, Mayor Bloomberg again addressed the Chick-fil-A controversy, saying the fast food chain has rights to its view...

Is Clean Energy Doomed If President Obama Is Not Re-Elected?

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

As the founder and CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael and his team are the world's most comprehensive providers of independent analysis, data and news in the clean energy and carbon markets.

City Found To Be Selling NYPD Fired Shell Casings To Ammunition Store

Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg may be one of the country's most vocal supporters of gun control and head the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, but that hasn't p...

Bloomberg Blames Out-Of-Towners For Overcrowded Homeless Shelters

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city's homeless population is flooded with out-of-town homeless visitors seeking refuge, and suggested current shelte...

Saki Knafo

Report: NYC Providing Less Money For Child Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York

A new report says the number of low-income working families who receive child-care subsidies from the New York City government is on the decline. ...

Bloomberg:Chick-Fil-A's Anti-Gay Stance Is None Of The Government's Business

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that despite his own support of same-sex marriage, he disagrees with some of his fe...

Bloomberg To Target Alcohol Again?

Posted 07.25.2012 | New York

Is Mayor Bloomberg quietly plotting to tackle the city's alcohol consumption again? Despite a quick and angry backlash following the mayor's last a...

WATCH: Bloomberg Says Police Should Strike Until Government Acts On Gun Control

Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

Speaking as a guest on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Monday evening, Mayor Bloomberg stepped up his call for stricter gun laws by suggesting police ...

The (Soda) Counter Hearing to NYC's Phony Soda Ban Hearing

Audrey Silk | Posted 09.18.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The sparkle of a "hearing" is as flat as an hours old open can of seltzer.

Bloomberg Asking Bodegas To Hide The Junk Food

Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

In the latest installment of Mayor Bloomberg's mission to curb obesity, the city has introduced a new "Shop Healthy" program calling for bodegas and ...

Sapplets, Digital Watermarks Are Key Magazine Innovations in 2012 Report

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Print media, including magazines, that complain of reduced revenues, rising costs, shrinking circulation and see-sawing advertising, have felt the pinch, but thanks to innovative approaches, countless publishers are recouping their losses and widening their reach.

CNN and Fox News -- Who Got It Worst?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

For CNN and Fox News, the race seems to be not who got it first, but who got it worst with the Supreme Court ruling.

NYC's School Closing Gambit Leaves Students Behind

Gail Robinson | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Gail Robinson

New York City's efforts to fire half the staffs at 24 struggling schools took another turn last week -- and like everything that has happened in the last six months at these schools, the latest twist seems unlikely to help the students.

Who Should Control The 9/11 Memorial?

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has rejected the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's efforts to have a greater say over the ...

PHOTOS: First Look At The New McCarren Park Pool!

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

Get your speedos out, New York. The McCarren Park Pool has reopened! Mayor Bloomberg presided Thursday morning over the opening of the newly renova...

WATCH: Bloomberg Using Home AC Unit To Cool Off SUV

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

Last week's brutal heat wave may have prompted some of us to panic and bust open a fire hydrant, but it looks like Mayor Bloomberg has taken his own ...

Saki Knafo

How Bloomberg's 'Dance Macabre' With City Council Saved New York Children's Services

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

In their apartment in a rough neighborhood of Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon, Carmen Torres and her 10-year-old daughter, Jaylee Nieves, rattled off so...

Gerry Smith

Bloomberg Takes On 'Digital Deserts' To Support Local Startups

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

At 21st Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan's Flatiron District, at least five tech startups have offices within a single block. But these companies...

NYC Budget Accord Saves Day Care, Fire Companies

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York

By Joan Gralla June 25 (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council on Monday agreed on a $6...

Bloomberg Talks Frank On 2012 Endorsement

nytimes.com | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York has remained coy about whether he plans to endorse a presidential candidate this year, even as Mitt Romney and ...