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Wednesday September 3, 2014

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#MadeinNY Offers Training Grants to Small Media Businesses

#MadeinNY Offers Training Grants to Small Media Businesses

The NYC Dept. of Small Business Services and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment announced a new training grant program for small businesses in media and entertainment. The Made in NY Media Employee Training (MET) Program funds the training of employees in the latest technologies and [Full Story…]

NYC.GOV Looks For Fresh Ideas at “Hackathon”

NYC.GOV Looks For Fresh Ideas at "Hackathon"

NY will be hosting its first "hackathon" with its Reinvent NYC.GOV event this weekend. This event will bring together volunteers who have new and innovative ideas for the NYC.GOV site. Rachel Sterne, the chief digital officer for the city, told the New York Daily News that receiving feedback from [Full Story…]

NYC.gov Redesign: Real Hackathon or RFP PR Stunt?

NYC.gov Redesign: Real Hackathon or RFP PR Stunt?

According to BetaBeat, NY has recently announced that it will be hosting a hackathon at General Assembly in order to "reimagine" a new NYC.gov website. The city is requiring that hackers submit their portfolios which will be judged on specific criteria, namely that the hacker should have designed at [Full Story…]

NYC Automated Water Meter Reading Ahead of Schedule

NYC Automated Water Meter Reading Ahead of Schedule

New York City is ahead of schedule towards its goal of installing automated water meters for all city customers by 2012. The automated units have been installed in 417,000 customers, sending daily readings to a network of rooftop receivers throughout the city. Most customers connected to the [Full Story…]

NY Times Publishes Roundup of Renter Web Resources

NY Times Publishes Roundup of Renter Web Resources

The New York Times recently published a roundup of web resources that will help renters in NY's rental market. Some resources mentioned were: The Real Estate Group of NY whose comprehensive overview of the rental market is available at tregny.com. Rent-Direct.com, founded 15 years ago to link [Full Story…]