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#NYCTech - For millennials, investing is scary. All they hear about is the economic recession of 2008 and how fragile the market is. What they need is a little bit of confidence before confronting this monster. Stash is helping this become a...
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Videos -Black holes have long been a source of intrigue for astronomers and science fiction writers, but what happens when a star wanders too close to one?
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Apps - //A new study from the University of Chicago found marriages that began online, when compared with those that began through traditional offline venues, were slightly less likely to result in a break up and were found to be happier.
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#NYCTech - When you are putting up an ad you have your options. But above all what you want is optimal placement. What is my ad in proximity to? Is it hitting my target audience? With questions like these in mind you can’t just rely on your...
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Bitcoin - //The price of bitcoin isn't the only thing about the virtual currency that is going through the roof.
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Advice - //Games industry analyst Nicholas Lovell explains why building a successful game like Candy Crush might be harder than you think.
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#NYCTech - With the average adult spending 11 out of their 18 waking hours staring at screens, and children just slightly under that, we have only begun to discover the consequences of intense screen looking. With screen addictions becoming more...
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Cool Tech - //A robot designed at Cornell anticipates whether you need a refill on your drink, and then pours it for you. Cornell computer science assistant professor Ashutosh Saxena joins digits
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#NYCTech -With multifamily sales increasing and the market changing, you may be looking for someone to deal with processing, evaluating and analyzing your transactions. With previous methods being far less thorough, ResiModel does it right....
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#NYCTech -  Along with the incredibly important task of writing research papers come the annoying conventions that the paper requires. Columns, charts, sourcing the charts and so much more, and these are not simple to navigate on a Word or...
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News -Twitter is overhauling its leadership under CEO Jack Dorsey as the company's head of engineering and product chief are departing.
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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 News this week including the fundings,...
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#NYCTech - Whether you are keeping with your New Years resolutions or not, everyone needs more time at the gym. But when reality catches up and you stop going, it’s almost always due to its inconvenience. With TRN, there is no inconvenience....
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Cool Tech - //Scientists have created a remote control robotic motor called "Spermbot" that could fertilize eggs and help couples who struggle to have a baby.
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Lifestyle - // Fans going to Super Bowl 50 on February 7 will experience some of the best technology Silicon Valley firms have to offer.
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#NYCTech - There are times where the 9 to 5 stretch catches up and you scratch your head wondering why you are still doing work as mundane as yours. It’s 2016, shouldn’t they have robots doing my work for me already? Well they do....