Techmeme

Eight results:

Michael M. Grynbaum / City Room:
Crime Is Up and Bloomberg Blames iPhone Thieves   —  Hold onto your iPhones!  —  Crime in New York City inched up this year, and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Friday fingered the culprit: too many iPhones and iPads were being swiped.  —  A rise in thefts of shiny Apple products accounted …
Dec 28, 2012, 1:40 PMIn context
Michael M. Grynbaum / City Room:
Phone Carriers Sign On to Bring Service to Subways   —  Cellphone service in the subways: it's coming.  Eventually.  To a few stations.  As long as, you know, all goes as planned.  —  Forgive us for the skepticism.  Off The Rails has seen many attempts over the years to bring more yammering …
Oct 5, 2010, 6:40 AMIn context
A. G. Sulzberger / City Room:
City Explores Deal With Google to Digitize Tax Photos   —  In a move aimed at increasing the sale of prints from its collection of old tax photographs, New York City is exploring a deal with Google to digitize part of the collection in exchange for the right to use the images on the company's searchable maps.
Dec 8, 2009, 10:10 PMIn context
City Room:
City Invites Software Developers to Crunch Big Data Sets   —  In an effort to improve government transparency and accountability and stimulate development of the digital media industry, New York City is inviting software developers and related professionals this fall to develop applications …
Jun 30, 2009, 12:50 AMIn context
A. G. Sulzberger / City Room:
F.T.C. Cracks Down on Car-Warranty Robocalls   —  The Federal Trade Commission filed complaints on Thursday against two companies that were behind an automated telemarketing campaign that enraged Senator Charles E. Schumer and, authorities say, deceived thousands of people across the country.
May 15, 2009, 5:20 PMIn context
City Room:
State Pulls Plug on Wireless Network   —  After years of delays and numerous technological snags, Gov. David A. Paterson's administration has canceled a $2.1 billion contract to build a statewide wireless network for emergency workers.  —  Melanie Mayberry-Stewart, the state's chief technological officer …
Jan 15, 2009, 5:05 PMIn context
April Dembosky / City Room:
A Windows-Based Bar Exam Policy: No Macs Allowed   —  The rumor mill about bar exam horrors chugged steadily in June and July as thousands of recent law school graduates prepared for the grueling New York State Bar Examination.  —  Today and Wednesday, test takers will sit for hours …
Jul 30, 2008, 7:45 PMIn context
City Room:
Google Expands Its New York Footprint   —  Sergey Brin, Google's co-founder, and Senator Charles E. Schumer joined hands on a large pair of scissors on Monday to cut the ribbon on Google's new 50,000-square-foot offices in Chelsea Market, an expansion of their half-million square feet across the street on Eighth Avenue.
Jun 24, 2008, 2:10 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Ariela Suster expands her mission of violence prevention  —  Entrepreneur takes tech to the next level giving men in El Salvador an alternative to gangs.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Zoho Docs — better documentation for enhanced patient care  —  “A hospital in Rhode Island performed three brain surgeries on the wrong side of the brain in less than a year.”  -NBC News
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.