Tag Archives: New York

New York: The choice for techie startups

Ask Mayor Michael Bloomberg what business sector is booming in his city, and he’ll not hesitate to answer – ‘Nearly 500 new technology companies have launched in our city since 2007, creating more than 10,000 jobs.’ What’s the fuss about? It’s no wonder why budding entrepreneurs are choosing “Silicon Alley” as the place for their

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Is there a utopian NYC neighborhood?

What is the best neighborhood in New York City? Of course, the answer depends on who you ask. There are so many variables to consider: rental rates, proximity to work, quality schools, theater availability, etc. With each neighborhood bringing its own rhythm & character to the table, there are many aspects to consider to find

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Doing Business in New York

It can be daunting to set up a company in New York City, but there’s a reason the City has been touted as the “world’s cultural capital” over the years. With a population growth of nearly 3 percent between 2000 and 2010 it’s obviously a place of opportunity for anyone attempting to reach a large-scale

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The Times Goes Global with Digital Subscriptions

According to The New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.’s nytimes.com March 28th post, the Times introduced digital subscriptions, available globally, on Monday. Sulzberger described the subscriptions as “an investment in our future. It will allow us to develop new sources of revenue to strengthen our ability to continue our journalistic mission as well as

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HTML5 coming to NYC November 1st

Imagine having Google, Adobe, Microsoft, Mozilla, Sencha, and more all under one roof. Sound incredible? You’ve just imagined the second annual HTML5 Live conference taking place November 1, 2011 in New York City. Conference attendees, including executives at Royal Deer Design, will explore areas of Browser Support, Architecture, Communication, Mobile and Web Applications. Industry leaders,

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ATT is improving its service in New York City

I just received this text message from ATT – “Committed to improving you superior service, we recently launched a new cell site that will enhance coverage between W 110th and 116th street and surrounding area.” That sounds like an another good news for New Yorkers. More than a week ago we mentioned about Wi-Fi coming

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The New York Times Paywall

Next year The New York Times will start charging for an access to its online resources. Even that we still are guessing what it will look like, there are some unofficial numbers available. Possible prices: – an access to the Times for a 24 hour period will probably cost $2 – monthly web access –

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Wi-Fi is coming to New York City Subway

Bloomberg reports that $200 million will be spent to wire six subterranean stations in New York City. It will take about two years to add Wi-Fi along 14th Street at Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues and 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue. During another four years city will install antennas in the remaining 271. Thanks to

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Fourth of July 2010 in New York

In 2010 Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks makes its second raid to the Hudson River. We prepared for you a list of prime places to see the show. West Side Highway – below 59th Street along Eleventh Avenue. Piers 54 and Pier 84 – West St. and 13th St. / West St. and 44th St.

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Free internet in Starbucks

During a Wired’s Business Conference in New York City, Starbucks? Howard Schultz announced that Starbucks is partnering with Yahoo in order to offer free Wifi. Customers will be able to enjoy free Wifi while drinking coffee beginning July 1. Right now you can connect to AT&T WiFi in Starbucks stores, and it is free for

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