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#NYCTech - The New York EdTech MeetUp organizers recently announced that they are passing the baton to new leadership. The NY EdTech MeetUp has the largest membership of any EdTech MeetUp in the country. Founded in February 2009, the group...
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Advertising - A few weeks ago, a friend of mine received an email from HSBC Bank informing him that, as a platinum cardholder, he was entitled to "fabulous wedding offers." From the banquet, gown, and jewelry to photo packages and honeymoon travel,...
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Advice - The future is bright for journalism, but not for the old breed of journalists I was recently at a dinner convened around the future of media that included a handful of journalists and a good variety of individuals involved in the...
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#NYCTech - In the tech world, there’s likely no archetype more famous than the college dropout. From Steve Jobs to Bill Gates to WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum, there are plenty of stories floating around about scrappy entrepreneurs who dropped...
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#NYCTech - Say you're en route to the Ace Hotel on West 29th St. in Manhattan and you're in the mood for the sort of bourbon that comes mixed with a muddled orange and sugar water. And you want to pay cash. What's the solution? Stop at an...
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Advertising - We conducted an informal survey with our native advertising clients at MGID, and one hundred percent of our advertisers said that "publisher's quality" was the most important component for effective native advertising. Hexagram...
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Business - Berg co-founder and president Niven Narain joins Simon Constable on digits and discusses how artificial intelligence can play a role in both the...
COMPSTAK
#NYCTech - CompStak is a crowdsourced platform for commercial real estate information, with, everything that all parties involved need to know. But we mean everything. And when you have all the information landlords, brokers, lenders and even...
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#NYCTech - ELOQUII, an e-Commerce apparel site designed for fashion-loving women sizes 14-24, has raised approximately $6M in a Series A round of funding led by Greycroft Partners. Other investors who participated in the round include Daher...
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#NYCTech - Demo Day for the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Class #2 is this Thursday, and if there’s any doubt in your mind as to the effectiveness of the program, here are a few facts for you: The inaugural class of eight...
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#NYCTech - Oh, stop it, we mean job. Everyone knows that it’s easier to find a job if you have a job, but people who have jobs don’t always have time to look for the best opportunities. Or, maybe you’re just passively looking and just...
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Apps - What do you do if you're a 19-year-old with some time to pass on the weekend? Make a game that becomes an unexpected internet hit, according to one teen tech whiz. Gabriele Cirulli, who just turned 20 after making the game 2048...
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Cool Tech - A team of researchers at MIT have created a 70-pound cheetah robot that can run and jump on its own power. Developers hope the mechanics behind the battery-powered animal will help in the creation of new prosthetics and other...
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#NYCTech - Abacus is a simple, fast way for businesses to reimburse their employees for company expenses. On mobile. In real time. They are re-imagining from the ground up how expense reporting would have worked, if it had been born mobile....
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#NYCTech - Of course we personally believe that content is king, but how do you get the content – and the word – out? It’s not just the ABCs. When it comes to online, you need your zeroes and ones, too – the publishing and content...
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Advertising - A few weeks ago, a friend of mine received an email from HSBC Bank informing him that, as a platinum cardholder, he was entitled to "fabulous wedding offers." From the banquet, gown, and jewelry to photo packages and honeymoon travel,...

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