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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday, March 5, 2014,  to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks. AP FILE PHOTO

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

NY man’s 10,607 video games secure Guinness title

In this Sept. 1, 2013 photo provided by Brianna Blank, Michael Thomasson poses in the basement of his suburban Buffalo home, where he stores his collection of video games.  Thomasson is featured in the just-released “Guinness World Records 2014 Gamer’s Edition,” for having the largest collection of video games, 10,607. The number bests the previous record holder, Richard Lecce of Florida, who had 8,616 games in 2010. AP

Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at the age of 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael Thomasson so determined to get his hands on every video game and system he could find.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Pediacities’ Filipino tech founder to give New Yorkers info they can use

Joel Natividad

Winning the grand prize in the 2012 NYC BigApps contest was only a beginning for Filipino tech startup founder Joel Natividad. A year later, in the same prestigious app award-giving body that honored him, he and his eight staff quietly launched pediacities.com in the presence of Mayor Michael Bloomberg who has been seen grinning from ear to ear these days because New York has emerged as the fastest-growing tech city.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Solar powered plane finishes journey, lands in NYC

This May 22, 2013 file photo shows the Solar Impulse, piloted by André Borschberg, taking flight, at dawn, from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The spindly no-fuel plane called Solar Impulse is scheduled to leave Washington Saturday early in the morning and arrive after midnight at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. It may silently buzz the Statue of Liberty on the way. The plane started its cross-country journey May 3 from San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A solar-powered aircraft completed the final leg of a history-making cross-country flight Saturday night, gliding to a smooth stop at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New York cops told to stay in line when online

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New York City’s police commissioner announced new restrictions Thursday for cops who want to tweet and post on Facebook.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting tech system

This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows a detail of a video wall that shows New York city police officers an interactive map of the area, security footage from nearby cameras, locations where high radiation levels are detected and whether any other threats have been made in New York. The Domain Awareness System, known as “the dashboard,” instantaneously mines data from the NYPD’s vast collection of arrest records, 911 calls, more than 3,000 security cameras city-wide, license plate readers and portable radiation detectors and aggregates it into a user-friendly, readable form. AP/Mary Altaffer

An emergency call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, instantly showing officers an interactive map of the neighborhood, footage from nearby security cameras, whether there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been made against the city.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New York is vying to become global high-tech hub

In this May 17, 2012 photo, a view is shown of the eastern section of the Coler Goldwater Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility, an acute long-term care hospital facility on Roosevelt Island, in New York. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, is partnering with New York's Cornell University to create CornellNYC Tech, a 10-acre $2 billion campus, to replace the facility located on Roosevelt Island's southern end.  AP PHOTO/BEBETO MATTHEWS

Just as a trench dug in the 1800s created a shortcut to the nation’s interior and helped make New York a global trading hub, the city is now hoping for another “Erie Canal moment” with a high-tech research complex to be built on an island in the East River.

Posted: May 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New York taxis could get iPads—report

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New Yorkers may be able to surf and ride at the same time if a plan to put iPads, or a similar device, in the back of taxis takes off.

Posted: February 22nd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Staying active is all in the wrist

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Want to be more active? An innovative wristband that tracks and measures everyday movement may just be what you need.

Posted: January 25th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New sensor network protecting art in NY museum

Protect art from any damage, even slow damage. Paolo Dionisi Vici, associate research scientist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, left, and Hendrik Hamann, Research Manager at IBM, discuss a new environmental sensor system that will be deployed at the Cloisters Museum in New York this month. The sensors will monitor the climate in the museum, and help preserve the artwork within its walls. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK — It will take a good eye to spot them, but dozens of tiny, very modern works of art have been installed near the 15th-century unicorn tapestries and other medieval masterpieces at a New York City museum. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Thursday that a network of wireless environmental sensors designed [...]

Posted: June 9th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

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