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Mayor Bloomberg Tells Stanford Graduates To Go To NYC For Tech

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“No other University in the world has so profoundly shaped our modern age,” New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said today in his commencement speech at Stanford University. Bloomberg’s speech was relevant to both the tech and Stanford communities, and often self serving, as he touched on entrepreneurship, immigration reform, and marriage...
Mayor Bloomberg Tells Stanford Graduates To Go To NYC For Tech

What Does Mike Bloomberg Have in Common with Louis C.K. and Bjork?

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(twitter.com) Among this year's Webby winners: Louis C.K., Bjork, Instagram, and New York's own tech-loving mayor. Mike Bloomberg will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at next Monday's ceremonies. And no, it's not just for helping pull off two tech campuses and serving as cheerleader-in-chief for the city's startup scene. In...
What Does Mike Bloomberg Have in Common with Louis C.K. and Bjork?
Mayor Bloomberg says surveillance drones are inevitable in NYC: 'get used to it'

Silicon Valley and NYC Mayor Bloomberg launch 'March for Innovation' to help reform US immigration

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and prominent tech leaders have launched a new endeavor to shape immigration reform in the United States. Called “March for Innovation“, it’s goal is to make sure that Congress pays attention to the needs of entrepreneurs and the tech industry, as well as understand...
Silicon Valley and NYC Mayor Bloomberg launch 'March for Innovation' to help reform US immigration

Get Your Internet On: Google Is Giving Free Wifi to Southwest Chelsea

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Do a little celebratory dance, ya’ll. Give it up for GOOG, boys and girls: Later this morning, the search behemoth is expected to announce an initiative to blanket southwest Chelsea with free Wifi. That’ll mean easier access to the Internet for not just Chelsea Market shoppers and Google employees, but also residents...
Get Your Internet On: Google Is Giving Free Wifi to Southwest Chelsea

The Evil Eye! Israel Boycott Comes to Roosevelt Island As BDS Movement Targets Tech Campus

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After they came after our hummus, it was only a time before they came for our mobile app engineers. Anti-Israeli groups set on depriving New York of two of its most important commodities have moved on from the dowdy old Park Slope Food Co-op to the shiny new Roosevelt Island...
The Evil Eye! Israel Boycott Comes to Roosevelt Island As BDS Movement Targets Tech Campus

Here's How Not to Reference Sandy in Your Lifestyle Newsletter

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(Screencap: Thrillist) Last week, startups across New York City galvanized to help support the victims of Hurricane Sandy, establishing coworking spaces, volunteer groups and easy ways for users to donate to recovery efforts. But it’s a new week, one where the subways are mostly running normally and many across the city have...
Here's How Not to Reference Sandy in Your Lifestyle Newsletter

Bloomberg LP, Home Of Hardcore Clickbait

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Here's an amusing tid bit from Gabriel Sherman's story on Mayor Bloomberg and his media empire: Reporters earn points for the number of clicks their articles receive on the Bloomberg terminal. “It was well known and is well known that if you write a story about Goldman Sachs, sex, Viagra,...
Bloomberg LP, Home Of Hardcore Clickbait
Lerer Ventures' Ken Lerer: "We Are Going To Launch StopTheNRA.com"
NYC Mayor Bloomberg reportedly threatens to 'fucking destroy' the taxi industry
Google gives Cornell’s NYC tech school free space in its headquarters

Startup News: Lerer Ventures Looks for a Hustler, Branch Steals From Twitter, BaubleBar Gets Brick and Mortar

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(Photo: twitter.com) Non Hustlers Need Not Apply Lerer Ventures is looking to hire a new analyst. The job requires one or two years of experience at a venture backed startup or major tech company. You have to also be “a sweet and cool person,” so no mean losers need apply. According to the...
Startup News: Lerer Ventures Looks for a Hustler, Branch Steals From Twitter, BaubleBar Gets Brick and Mortar
SoundCloud unveils Next, a completely revamped web app
Mayor Bloomberg’s Big Plan to Improve Broadband for the City’s Booming Tech Sector

Bloomberg Defends Deal For New FreshDirect Facility

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Local activists in The Bronx have criticized the deal to keep the headquarters of online grocer FreshDirect in the five boroughs as insufficiently transparent and an improper use of city funds, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the project at a press conference this morning. "We don't go negotiate deals open,...
Bloomberg Defends Deal For New FreshDirect Facility
Mayor Bloomberg calls upon techies to reinvent New York City's payphones

Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

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Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Dorsey. (Photo: nycgov.tumblr.com) Earlier today, Betabeat ventured downtown for a tech-world double whammy: Not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but also Google chairman Eric Schmidt were scheduled to speak. The pair were stopping by the joint headquarters of Boxee and Sidetour for a quick check-up on the state...
Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

The Pay Phones Of The Future

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Forget making a phone call--these prototypes would allow users to get directions, measure the air quality and more. The future pay phone of New York City may be much more than just a place to shove in a quarter to make a call. Earlier this week, Mayor Bloomberg unveiled...
The Pay Phones Of The Future

Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class

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Artist’s rendering. (Image: Cornell University) The starchitect-designed Roosevelt Island campus won’t be ready ’til sometime in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the embryonic staff of Cornell NYC Tech plans to sit around for the next half decade, twiddling their thumbs. A rolling stone gathers no moss! Time and tide wait for no man!...
Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class

Before He Was Mayor, Michael Bloomberg Actually Liked Social Media

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(Photo: YouTube) On Mayor Bloomberg’s weekly radio address last month, he asked his cohost a pointed question, “How do you govern when there’s an instant referendum on everything, before you get a chance to build a constituency, before you get a chance to do a pilot?” It’s a refrain we’ve...
Before He Was Mayor, Michael Bloomberg Actually Liked Social Media
Bloomberg wages 'Made in NY' campaign to boost Big Apple's startup scene

After Being Hit With A Sting Operation In NYC, SideCar Asks Users To Lobby Mayor Bloomberg For Ride Sharing

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Ride-sharing startup SideCar received the first enforcement action against it since launching in the city in March, as a couple of its drivers were stopped by police over the weekend. In response, the company is asking its users to reach out to the New York City mayor’s office. In a...
After Being Hit With A Sting Operation In NYC, SideCar Asks Users To Lobby Mayor Bloomberg For Ride Sharing

One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate

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Almost a full week after Sandy hit, the East Coast is still struggling to get back on its feet - and the biggest worry now is, as seven days ago, the elements. With the temperature set to drop in the coming days, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday estimated that between 30,000 and...
One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate

The Article That Predicted the New York Subway Storm Surge Problem

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Sandy may flood New York's transportation system. Meet the Columbia risk researcher who told us this could happen last month.If you would like to see the definition of prescience, take a look at this New York Times article from September by Mireya Navarro. She quotes Columbia's Klaus Jacob essentially predicting...
The Article That Predicted the New York Subway Storm Surge Problem

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"

Councils call in the geeks to help them solve local problems

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US authorities are not the only ones using crowdsourcing to tackle common challenges - British councils are in on the act tooThe New York Times recently reported on a decision by the city's office of policy and strategic planning to use a geek squad of "civil-minded number-crunchers" to crack down...
Councils call in the geeks to help them solve local problems

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

Mayor Bloomberg Declares "Search Week" In New York City

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Do you know what today is? Why, it’s the first day of Search Week, happening through October 4 in New York City. We’ve just received the proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, declaring it so. It happens in conjunction with our SMX East search marketing show in town this week. New......
Mayor Bloomberg Declares "Search Week" In New York City

Gov 2.0 FAIL: El Bloombito Thinks New York City’s New 311 App Really Bites

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The Mayor's Instagram account is working just fine. While the outside world piles accolades on New York City  for tech-forward initiatives like the applied sciences campus, hackathons, and open data efforts, residents who've tried to digitally interact with city government know there's still a ways to go. That's partly why...
Gov 2.0 FAIL: El Bloombito Thinks New York City’s New 311 App Really Bites
Entrepreneurs and investors meet in New York to organize for profit and for revolution
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