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Taking New York tech from "young" to "permanent"

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What’s happening in New York City’s tech ecosystem is great — it’s what seemingly every city in the country, hell, the world, would love to see in their city. A thriving tech ecosystem leads to a thriving economy. “Vibrancy,” even. Mayor Bloomberg clearly knows that. Today at WeWork Labs,...
Taking New York tech from "young" to "permanent"

Liu Puts Pressure On Tech Firms Over Working Conditions

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City Comptroller John Liu called on tech giants Dell, Intel, and Motorola to increase their manufacturers' compliance with human rights standards. The New York City Pension Fund is one of the largest shareholders in many of these tech companies, and plan to bring the measure to a resolution at the...
Liu Puts Pressure On Tech Firms Over Working Conditions

Charges Against John Liu’s Campaign Treasurer Heavily Rely on Instant Message Chats :(

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Earlier today, New York City Comptroller John Liu's campaign treasurer, Jenny Hou, was arrested by federal authorities and charged, among other things, with helping orchestrate a fundraising scheme to boost Mr. Liu's mayoral campaign. While the complaint against Ms. Hou involve interviews and emails, they also, somewhat amusingly, frequently quote...
Charges Against John Liu’s Campaign Treasurer Heavily Rely on Instant Message Chats :(

Only Anthony Weiner can succeed Michael Bloomberg as New York mayor | Michael Wolff

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Weiner's comeback from his Twitter sexting scandal underlines that, in a field of political pygmies, he has the media chops to winThe irreplaceable Michael Bloomberg is very likely going to be replaced by the one-and-only Anthony Weiner.This formulation represents New York's democratic anomaly: nobody can actually replace Michael Bloomberg. He's...
Only Anthony Weiner can succeed Michael Bloomberg as New York mayor | Michael Wolff
New York Pension Fund Wants To Oust Two Hewlett-Packard Directors (HPQ)

Get Ready for Your Close Up, Silicon Alley: Scott Stringer Wrangles Dem. Mayoral Candidates for Tech Forum

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Mr. Stringer. (Photo: Thomas Good / NLN) Mayor Bloomberg is scheduled to exit stage left this year, which means it’s time to elect someone to take his place. Since there are no other billionaire tech evangelists waiting in the wings, local techies are being courted for their votes by candidates...
Get Ready for Your Close Up, Silicon Alley: Scott Stringer Wrangles Dem. Mayoral Candidates for Tech Forum

John Liu Is Wondering Whether a Certain Facebook Banker Should Give His Bonus Back

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Grimes. (CNN Money) After the mostly closely-watched initial public offering in anyone’s memory transformed into a spectacle marred by malfunctioning trading systems and a plummeting stock price, people were bound to ask questions. One person, Massachusetts securities regulator William F. Galvin, asked after the role Morgan Stanley  played in managing...
John Liu Is Wondering Whether a Certain Facebook Banker Should Give His Bonus Back
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