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NY To Give 1.25 M to Startups in Lower Manhattan

NY To Give 1.25 M to Startups in Lower Manhattan

The NY Economoic Development Corporation will soon announce the 20 startup finalists planning to move to the areas of lower Manhattan that were hit by hurricane Sandy. There will be five winners of $250,000 and 15 who receive $10,000. Although there are no strict requirements, funding is being [Full Story…]

Verizon Claims Lower Manhattan Landlords Refuse Access

Verizon Claims Lower Manhattan Landlords Refuse Access

As Verizon tries to replace copper wires destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, it’s facing resistance from lower Manhattan landlords. The New York Times reports that the company wrote to the NYS Public Service Commission, stating that many buildings refuse to let Verizon in or demand excessive compensation [Full Story…]

Wall St. Trading Operations Still Disrupted by #Sandy

Wall St. Trading Operations Still Disrupted by #Sandy

Nearly two months after Hurricane Sandy, some lower Manhattan buildings still remain without power and in a state of disrepair. According to Wall Street & Technology, insulation, transformers, wiring and telecom equipment were ruined by flood waters. Even sheetrock and carpeting have to be [Full Story…]

Prefering the Rush of NY Over San Francisco

Prefering the Rush of NY Over San Francisco

Branch is moving back to NY.  The small startup had its beginnings in Lower Manhattan, but moved to San Francisco in January to work with Evan Williams, Biz Stone (both of Twitter fame) and Jason Goldman at the Obvious Corporation. Goldman is also re-locating with the Branch team. Josh Miller, [Full Story…]

The Internet as a Model for #OccupyWallStreet

The Internet as a Model for #OccupyWallStreet

In a recent article by Atlantic writer Conor Friedersdorf, the author discusses how the the Occupy Wall Street protests in Lower Manhattan are behaving very much like the Internet.   To make his point, he mentions the insight from Douglas Rushkoff  at CNN.com, who said that Occupy Wall Street is [Full Story…]

#OccupyWallStreet: Anonymous Sets its Sights on NYSE

#OccupyWallStreet: Anonymous Sets its Sights on NYSE

The not-so-secret hacking group Anonymous declared "war" on the New York Stock Exchange by issuing an ultimatum to the trading floor - the group has vowed to "erase" the NYSE from the Internet on Oct. 10 as part of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests taking place in Lower Manhattan. According [Full Story…]

Anonymous, AdBusters Using Social Media for #OccupyWallStreet

Anonymous, AdBusters Using Social Media for #OccupyWallStreet

Amidst our uncertain and perhaps reckless economic condition, protesters recently have taken to the street, Wall Street that is. Downtown Manhattan has been home to roughly 700 activists, speaking out against bank bailouts and cuts in public spending, but the real attention surrounding this issue [Full Story…]

WTC Memorial to Use Google Earth for Online Visitors

WTC Memorial to Use Google Earth for Online Visitors

Online visitors to the World Trade Center will be able to use Google Earth to explore the setting. A 3-D model will help the public visualize the memorial in lower Manhattan, while Web visitors can look at details, or zoom out and look at the entire project. Visitors to the site will be able to see [Full Story…]

NYPD Seeks to Replicate “Ring of Steel” in Midtown

NYPD Seeks to Replicate "Ring of Steel" in Midtown

After receiving the federal funding to install  closed circuit cameras in the Lower Manhattan, the NYPD now seeks up to $58 million in federal grants to replicate the "Ring of Steel" initiative in Midtown.  If approved, the ring of cameras would go from 34th street to 59th [Full Story…]

“Ring of Steel” Initiative Launched in Lower Manhattan

"Ring of Steel" Initiative Launched in Lower Manhattan

As part of a security initiative in lower Manhattan, New York Police Department officers have begun monitoring 150 closed circuit cameras in the area. The project aims to have 3,000 cameras by 2011 and cost the City about $100 million.  FoxNews.comPrevious: > NYPD Receives Federal Funding [Full Story…]