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AlleyTalk - Free Wi-Fi will soon be on its way to New York City area airports, according to the Daily News. All passengers will get 30 minutes of free wireless access under a deal expected to be approved Wednesday by the board of the Port...
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AlleyTalk - Banks and payments giants would like to cultivate a better relationship with America's unbanked—the poor rung of society typically targeted by payday loan predators—and Silicon Valley is anxious to arm Wall Street with a...
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Cool Tech - Step onto the pavement on a hot day and you might get a sense of the energy that Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to tap into. The Idaho couple are thinking up a way to pave the country's roadways with solar cells, rather than asphalt...
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AlleyTalk - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that online TV service Aereo, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet. On a 6-3...
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Tech - What might be considered the most exciting breakthrough in the world of materials is just around the corner. Graphene, a material that was studied theoretically in the 1940s, is in the spotlight now as researchers at the Samsung...
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Interviews - Joseph K. Moore, president and CEO of First Defense Nasal Screens, is a "Shark Tank" legend. At the end of his pitch, most of the sharks were making offers and Robert Herjavec offered him $4 million for the entire business—the...
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Cool Tech - Canadian tech start-up InteraXon has developed a brainwave sensing headband that lets users turn a beer tap on and off with just their minds. "You can learn to manage and monitor your own brain activity so you can perform more...
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AlleyTalk - Is Silicon Valley shortchanging its most experienced, and perhaps most valuable, workers? An article published in the New Republic details the complaints of "older" workers (think 35) in the hub of American innovation. Programmers...
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Funding - Venture capitalists are always looking for the next big thing. And the competition is intense to get a piece of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley. This year marked the return of a strong IPO market for budding technology...
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Crowdfunding - During the 2012 holiday season, the growth in online giving outpaced the growth in e-commerce. This season promises to grow even further. One reason is crowdfunding. Blackbaud, which offers technology for fundraising, estimates...
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AlleyTalk - As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 12-year reign draws to a close, some of New York's wealthiest expressed worries about the city without the billionaire at the helm, Women's Wear Daily reports. Bill de Blasio's plan to raise taxes on...

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