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.
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.
New York City’s police commissioner announced new restrictions Thursday for cops who want to tweet and post on Facebook.
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.
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.
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.
Want to be more active? An innovative wristband that tracks and measures everyday movement may just be what you need.
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 [...]