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Flatiron School Holds First Class for App Developers #nyctech

Flatiron School Holds First Class for App Developers #nyctech

The Flatiron School in Manhattan is trying to close the learning gap between a beginner and a skilled app developer. Designer Pages founder Avi Flombaum joined with Adam Enbar from Charles River Ventures to rev up the school. It will offer three months of full-time classes in app development  for [Full Story…]

NYU Collaborates with Codeacademy for #openinnovation

NYU Collaborates with Codeacademy for #openinnovation

NYU is collaborating with the programming tutorial website Codeacademy to offer a free, non-credit programming class for NYU students. The program will run from today through December 7. According to Wired,  the interactive lessons will also include monthly guest speakers. In the past, NYU has [Full Story…]

Green Hackathon Takes Place This Weekend in Brooklyn

Green Hackathon Takes Place This Weekend in Brooklyn

On June 30 and July 1, NYC Digital and the Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability will host Reinvent Green at NYU Poly at Six MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. The event is the city's first sustainability hackathon, and will feature a community coding event where developers work to [Full Story…]

Developers and Sales Engineers Head the List of NY’s Top Ten Tech Jobs

Developers and Sales Engineers Head the List of NY's Top Ten Tech Jobs

According to CyberCoders, 2012’s hottest tech job in NY will be a PHP developer with an average salary of $96,071.  But Ruby developers can expect to make about $10,000 more. The California-based tech and staffing company CyberCoders, which recently opened a NY office, published a list of the city’s [Full Story…]

NY Web Performance Group Brings All Up to Speed

NY Web Performance Group Brings All Up to Speed

by Al Barbarino A NY web developer with a need for Internet speed is dishing out web performance secrets to a group of his eager peers. Sergey Chernyshev, 35, a developer with Manhattan-based TruTV, founded the New York Web Performance Group in April 2009.  Among other functions, the group [Full Story…]

Codecademy Teaches People How to be Programmers…for Free

Codecademy Teaches People How to be Programmers...for Free

With demand in the web programming field on the rise, Codecademy claims it can turn anyone into a computer programmer. The company, created by Zach Sims and Ryan Bubinski, aims to make learning how to code easy and fun. Sims, a 21 year old former Columbia student, and Bubinsky, a 22 year old [Full Story…]

Oberon Media Enjoys Lower Manhattan, Re-ups Lease in the Area

Oberon Media Enjoys Lower Manhattan, Re-ups Lease in the Area

In a three year rental deal at $35 per square foot, Oberon Media has subleased 16,100 square feet at 100 Broadway, between Pine and Wall streets In Lower Manhattan. The company allows video game developers to create solutions to allow their products to be played on different platforms in various [Full Story…]

YES Network Still Objects to Live Streaming Cablevision App

YES Network Still Objects to Live Streaming Cablevision App

Six months since its release, YES, the Yankees cable network, still objects to Cablevision's iPad App that allows customers to watch live TV on their tablets, as the network believes Cablevision does not have the rights to present its programming in that way. According to Multichannel News, [Full Story…]

NY Startup To Launch Online, Real-Time Channel Today

NY Startup To Launch Online, Real-Time Channel Today

NY based startup Radix TV is launching its subscription based service today consisting of television programming for five channels, including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, that will allow users to watch on their computer. “We are targeting people in the business community who are looking for [Full Story…]

collabraCode(); Team Presentations Takes Place on June 4

collabraCode(); Team Presentations Takes Place on June 4

On June 4th collabraCode();, a six week program designed to bring beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert developers together to work on projects through mini-hackathons, will be demonstrating their products, after 3 weeks in the making, at Select Office Suites on West 23rd street. The teams and [Full Story…]

Manhattan-Based Consultancy Outsources Jobs To Reading, PA

Manhattan-Based Consultancy Outsources Jobs To Reading, PA

According to C&L Group, a Manhattan-based consultancy that provides off-site tech specialists for financial services businesses and insurers, outsourced labor does not need to be international. The company's 75 programmers are located in Reading, PA, and typically cost between $35 and $55 an [Full Story…]

Columbia To Teach Journalism to Programmers

Columbia To Teach Journalism to Programmers

PBS's MediaShift took a look at Columbia University's Master of Science Program in Computer Science and Journalism, which is expected to kick off in 2011 with 15 students. The Masters program takes people with programming or engineering degrees and teaches them  journalism, so that [Full Story…]

NJ Technology Center Gets $3 Million in DoD Funds

NJ Technology Center Gets $3 Million in DoD Funds

The newly created New Jersey Technology Center, on the grounds of the soon to be closed Fort Monmouth, finally received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, authorized by Congress last year. The money will fund jobs for skilled employees through contracts for technical and [Full Story…]

Wall Street Hiring Financial Programmers Again

Wall Street Hiring Financial Programmers Again

Good news for tech professionals. Technology is in demand on Wall Street once again. Job postings seeking finance technology professionals on eFinancialCareers are up 24% compared to last year. While postings are not back to pre-credit crisis levels, they have risen consistently for the last four [Full Story…]

Networks Bringing More Creative Programs to TV

Networks Bringing More Creative Programs to TV

This week, as broadcast networks and advertisers meet in New York for the annual upfront presentations, it is clear that the business of TV is rebounding from 2009, TV producer Michael Hirschorn said in an article on NYMag.com. Structural changes are continuing to press down network ratings; even [Full Story…]