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CEO of Poker Site Full Tilt Is Arrested

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The chief executive of Full Tilt Poker, the beleaguered one-time Web poker giant, was arrested Monday on a plane that had just landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport as the government unveiled new criminal charges against him related to an alleged Ponzi scheme. Ray Bitar, 40 years old, is...
CEO of Poker Site Full Tilt Is Arrested

Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

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Now that Aereo has launched its antenna TV-over-the-internet service it can devote some attention to its legal issues, and today countersued the TV networks suing it (Fox, PBS, Univision, WPIX and WNET) in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It's already filed another suit against Disney, CBS NBCUniversal and...
Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has won a court order preventing Apple from holding a proxy vote on a proposal that would stop the company from being allowed to issue preferred stock. Einhorn had sued Apple in a federal court in Manhattan arguing that its proxy statement violated SEC rules that...
Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple

Apple & DOJ submit closing arguments as e-book price fixing trial comes to a close

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After a three week debate between Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice, the controversial e-book price-fixing case concluded today with final summations at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. As part of its last remarks, Apple presented a 136-slide deck describing its case against the DOJ in full detail underscoring its argument...
Apple & DOJ submit closing arguments as e-book price fixing trial comes to a close
Brain Bats: learning to play Pong with your mind
Drained rivers, nuclear-proof cities, and other retro-futuristic visions of New York

Protesters See Tweets Used Against Them

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As they prosecute hundreds of Occupy protesters on lower-level charges, Manhattan prosecutors have turned one of the movement's principal organizing tools—social media such as Twitter—against the defendants....
Protesters See Tweets Used Against Them

This is what my Manhattan network looks like. http://r2.ly/xjwn

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This is what my Manhattan network looks like. http://r2.ly/xjwn
Using Google Glass: on a hiking trip, completely offline

Don't Mess with the Postal Service: U.S. Attorney Arrests Paul Ceglia for Multi-Billion Dollar Scheme to Defraud Facebook

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Paul Ceglia, age 38, has been arrested and charged with attempting to con Facebook to the tune of several billion dollars. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced the arrest in a statement issued Friday. In the statement the U.S. Attorney’s office alleges Mr. Ceglia “filed a federal lawsuit falsely claiming...
Don't Mess with the Postal Service: U.S. Attorney Arrests Paul Ceglia for Multi-Billion Dollar Scheme to Defraud Facebook

Arianna: Yes, Private Equity Has Approached AOL About Buying HuffPo (AOL)

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Private equity firms have approached AOL in hopes of buying Huffington Post, but talks aren't going to go anywhere, Arianna Huffington just told Henry Blodget during a keynote interview at our Startup 2012 conference in Manhattan. Last night, we relayed some scuttlebutt: That Arianna Huffington wants to buy HuffingtonPost back from AOL, and...
Arianna: Yes, Private Equity Has Approached AOL About Buying HuffPo (AOL)

Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project

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When we heard about a project that pairs Israeli and Palestinian teens to learn about tech and business, we were immediately intrigued. After learning more, we made MEET (Middle East Empowerment Through Technology) one of the original Global Voices at the D: Dive Into Mobile event scheduled for last fall....
Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project
MakerBot opens a 3D printing photo booth in Manhattan store

Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

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WTH is a tech engine? (brooklyntechtriangle.com) Looks like DUMBO isn't the only neighborhood eager to flaunt its tech prowess. According to a new site launched last week, DUMBO is just one 'hood that's part of the "Brooklyn Tech Triangle," which also includes downtown Brooklyn and the Navy Yard. A local...
Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

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There's a guy in NY, Clark Stoekley, who apparently owns a white panel van that he's painted with the Wikileaks logo to raise awareness for the plight of Bradley Manning (though he has no other connection to Manning or Wikileaks). There's a lot more info on the truck on his...
Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

Take That, Cornell! Stanford and Columbia Partner (in Manhattan and the Valley) for Media Innovation

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Cornell may have adroitly handled complex negotiations with the city, but Stanford and Columbia are doing it on their own. Or rather, on their own, but with a tremendous amount of support from Helen Gurley Brown....
Take That, Cornell! Stanford and Columbia Partner (in Manhattan and the Valley) for Media Innovation

Sandy Soaks Gawker, Huffpo, BuzzFeed

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Instagram user @luch313 Tons of great Sandy coverage on the Web last night and this morning. Largely absent from the conversation, though, are three New York-based news/aggregation sites: BuzzFeed, Gawker and the Huffington Post. All three publishers relied on Datagram, a Manhattan-based ISP, according to a BuzzFeed post published late...
Sandy Soaks Gawker, Huffpo, BuzzFeed

Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs

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It has been pretty quiet weekend in the lead up to the iPad mini launch later this month but some notable goings on.  First up, customer-centric AT&T lowered its return policy, starting today, from 30 days to 14 days without incurring penalties. Starting October 7, customers who purchase new devices...
Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs
Hey, New Yorkers: 1993 is calling. From a payphone. It wants its history back.
Microsoft Research to open new lab in New York City with former Yahoo staff
Inside The Brand New Makerbot Retail Store

Kodak sues Apple in bid to continue with patent sales

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Kodak has filed a new lawsuit against Apple, hoping to stop the latter from interrupting plans to sell part of its patent portfolio, Reuters reports. Documents were submitted yesterday through a bankruptcy court in Manhattan. Kodak asserts that Apple is wrongly claiming to own 10 patents derived from work the...
Kodak sues Apple in bid to continue with patent sales

Google Offers, Boingo add more locations for free and discounted public WiFi

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Love venting your E-Train frustrations with Boingo and Google Offers' free WiFi? While the Manhattan program ends on September 7th, the partnership has swelled its coverage to include a further 24 locations across the nation. From today, eight malls will offer WiFi in cities like LA, SF and Seattle...
Google Offers, Boingo add more locations for free and discounted public WiFi

Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

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A Northern California hedge-fund manager who testified in his own defense became the latest person convicted of criminal charges in a broad crackdown on insider trading in corporate America. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had accused Doug Whitman, of Whitman Capital of Menlo Park, Calif., of making almost $1 million based...
Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

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A few weeks back, Sprint had said its fresh Long Term Evolution waves would be hitting a total of five markets by July 15th, but it looks like one lucky city is seeing the changes kick in a wee bit earlier than expected. According to S4GRU, the site's been...
Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

Google Faked An Address In Its Ad Slamming Apple Maps (AAPL)

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Last week, Motorola, which is now owned by Google, ran an ad criticizing the new Apple Maps for the latest operating system on iPhones and iPads. Thanks to some sleuthing by a reader on Apple Insider, it appears the address used in the ad doesn't exist. The location, 315 E...
Google Faked An Address In Its Ad Slamming Apple Maps (AAPL)

No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says

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Let’s talk about the G train, aardvark of the New York City subway system, the sole major line that doesn’t reach into Manhattan, and the train that Brooklynites love to hate for being too slow, too short, too often suspended and too little loved by the powers that be. Except,...
No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says
Sprint expands LTE coverage to four additional markets
What's in your bag, Chris Welch?

‘New Tech City’ Won’t Keep You From the Startup Graveyard

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New Tech City (Center for an Urban Future) The Center for an Urban Future, a think tank headed by Jonathan Bowles, has released a lengthy report  about New York City's tech sector, titled "New Tech City." The Center's findings indicate amazing growth over the last decade. While "New Tech City"...
‘New Tech City’ Won’t Keep You From the Startup Graveyard
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