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Google, AllThingsD Cancel #NYtech events due to #Sandy

Google, AllThingsD Cancel #NYtech events due to #Sandy

As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the D: Dive Into Mobile Conference and Google's Android event today have both been canceled. The effects of the storm are expected to start as early as this morning in NY and Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency. The Dive Into Mobile Conference, presented [Full Story…]

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

Recently, NYC Digital hosted its second annual Engage NYC: Digital Media in Government summit. The event took place at Google's headquarters in New York. Presentations covered topics like digital communications and the state of the digital city in addition to an awards ceremony for outstanding work [Full Story…]

NY Reaches Key Milestones in Quest to Become Tech Capital

NY Reaches Key Milestones in Quest to Become Tech Capital

In its quest to become a tech startup capital to rival the likes of Silicon Valley, NY has been making progress. According to the Associated Press, there have been numerous signs that NY is moving in the right direction -including examples such as: Google and Facebook increasing their presence [Full Story…]

#Google Plans to Expand into Chelsea Market

#Google Plans to Expand into Chelsea Market

Google is set to lease a 94,000 sq. feet space at Chelsea Market, according to the Wall Street Journal. After trying to expand further in its 111 Eight Avenue building, which cost the company $1.9 billion in 2010, but has met resistance from other tenants. Google even tried to offer buyouts to the [Full Story…]

#NYCTech Job Growth Slows

#NYCTech Job Growth Slows

NY tech companies hired 900 people in the past three months, but the rate of new job growth has slowed. Cook Associates Executive Search says hiring at digital and Internet companies increased by 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2012, down from 5.6 percent in Q2 and 6.2 percent in Q1. One bright [Full Story…]

NY SMBs Debate Pros and Cons of Yelp

NY SMBs Debate Pros and Cons of Yelp

Yesterday, the Online Marketing Conference in NY set out to educate local businesses about online marketing. According to Street Fight Mag, some of the owners spoke of their issues with finding viable marketing options and also their experiences with Yelp. Laurie Nicholson, co-founder of Raising [Full Story…]

#Google Gets Small NY Businesses Online

#Google Gets Small NY Businesses Online

More than half of the small businesses in NY don’t have a website, but Google is trying to change that. At the urging of NY State Sen. Charles Schumer, Google just announced a ‘Get Your Business Online”—free events helping small businesses with technology. The kick-off event will occur on October [Full Story…]

#Google Reverses Flow of NY Tech Talent

#Google Reverses Flow of NY Tech Talent

When Google moved to NY it brought both dollars and tech talent. But a new decision by Google’s CMO Lorraine Twohill might reverse that trend. Sources say that Twohill thinks the company would be more flexible if their marketing personnel were located in their California offices and not NY.  This [Full Story…]

Bloomberg Discusses #nyctech at Boxee HQ

Bloomberg Discusses #nyctech at Boxee HQ

Today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a trip to the headquarters of NY-based startup Boxee to discuss NY's technology initiatives. According to VentureBeat, Bloomberg noted that he took his first Uber car ride yesterday with Square CEO Jack Dorsey to commemorate the company's purchase of NY design [Full Story…]

Google’s NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google's NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google is hosting a Big Tent conference session today, addressing the effect of the Internet on our society, at Midtown Manhattan's Skylight West. This particular session will have a special focus on the arts, creativity, and culture, according to Variety. The conference is hosted with NY's Mayor's [Full Story…]

Google Map Maker Edited by Amateur NY Cartographers

Google Map Maker Edited by Amateur NY Cartographers

The Internet is helping the ever-changing neighborhood distinctions of NY. Even though the Neighborhood Integrity Act was introduced in 2011 to calm disputes over resale values in different neighborhoods, there was still a lot left to be decided. Now, according to The New York Times, amateur [Full Story…]

Google Glass: Fashion Accessory and Recording Device #MBFW

Google Glass: Fashion Accessory and Recording Device #MBFW

The futuristic headset—deemed Google Glass by those in the know—made an appearance at New York Fashion Week. Sergey Brin and Sarah Jessica Parker were both spotted wearing the high tech specs. Designer Diane Von Furstenberg and her models wore them on catwalk. Not just a fashion accessory, the [Full Story…]

Trailer for LINCOLN to Premier in Times Square in a Google+ Hangout

Trailer for LINCOLN to Premier in Times Square in a Google+ Hangout

A trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film LINCOLN will premiere as a live broadcast in Times Square through a Google+ Hangout.  Spielberg will also have a live conversation with actors Daniel Day Lewis (who plays Abraham Lincoln) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (who plays Robert Todd.) The event takes [Full Story…]

NY Continues Strong Tech Job Growth

NY Continues Strong Tech Job Growth

NY ranked second in a recent nationwide report by CBRE on technology sector job growth. Though the 22% job growth and 17% rental growth came in lower than San Francisco's 41% and 44% respectively, NY did come out higher than Silicon Valley's 18% and 26% respectively. In an interview with The Epoch [Full Story…]

Tumblr’s Advertising Model Emphasizes Caring

Tumblr's Advertising Model Emphasizes Caring

100-employee company Tumblr prefers an office in Manhattan, and may be on the brink of understanding how to make money from the internet. Tumblr is a combination of a blog platform and a social network, and is the brain-child of David Karp, the 26 year-old founder and CEO. The platform that Tumblr [Full Story…]