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#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings, exits,...
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Cool Tech - If you’ve $337,000 to spend on a car, and you’ve been debating between a racecar and a bespoke luxury coupe, save yourself the anguish and get yourself the Bentley Continental GT3-R. Here's an inside look.  We had a good week...
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Tech - Microsoft is paying the NFL a lot of money to use its Surface tablets during games to review plays and the like, but there's a slight problem. The announcers keep calling the Surface devices iPads. During Sunday's game of the...
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Lifestyle - Researchers find that the optimal number of bites a day for weight loss and health is 100 bites a day, and new products will soon help people chew...
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#NYCTech - Yes, of course they say they that what they really want is an iPad, but quality time may very well be the most important gift an adult can give a child. We know: we’re all so busy all the time, it’s a tall order, but remember: we...
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Advice - This video introduced the idea of customer development and lean startups. An idea and a product aren’t enough, if you want to end up with a successful product: you also have to build a customer base, so that you can sell the product...
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Advertising - What's to debate? And why is everyone debating? Just ask yourself this simple question. Even if it were physically possible to do so, do you really think the Navy is going to allow some marketer to modify an aircraft carrier so it can...
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Advice - If you can’t get an intro to a VC, hang up your cleats now. You’re done, game over.” -Mark Suster Choosing an investor is like getting married — except without any of the good parts. There is no reception with your friends...
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Advice - Hiring is a lot like fighting a fire, if you wait too long to deal with it then it might have already burnt your house down. In the early days of your new company (even when it’s just you), there are always a ton of great reasons to...
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#NYCTech - Brian O'Kelley, the founder of AppNexus, is perhaps one of the most successful Internet entrepreneurs in NYC. Called a visionary and "the king of adtech," by Forbes, O'Kelley is responsible for how modern companies have come to...
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AlleyTalk - New York City's bad old days are here again in a Halloween haunted house. Many of the features of "Nightmare: New York" harken back to the 1970s when subways were awash in graffiti and crime, gun-wielding wielding punks roamed the...
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Advice - From the beginning, I have maintained that crowdfunding will become an investment standard, the go-to system to raise funds and one of the best methods for sound return of investments. Long before the JOBS Act came into play,...
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Cool Tech - The world of 3D virtual reality is now cheaper with Altergaze, a 3D printed headset which connects to smartphones. Jenny Marc tries one on. Video...
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#NYCTech - Whether it’s your home or office, getting the place painted can sometimes get a little more colorful than you’d bargained for. Are the painters reliable? Will they finish on time? Will they show up in the first place? Will the...
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Business - Digital commerce touches a number of industries beyond online retail, and exciting things are happening in the publishing world, particularly in education publishing. As “digital” invades the classroom, education publishers are...

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