Technology

A deliveryman on his Dongguan BuFengZhe (BFZ) electric bike making deliveries in New York in the Chelsea neighborhood.
Critics argue that the NYPD is seizing e-bikes and serving fines to delivery cyclists, who are often low-income immigrants.
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The state Senate passed state Sen. Kevin Thomas' SHIELD Act.
Cables being embedded into the ground to provide a broadband connection in a rural area.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the FCC to demand accurate service data from internet providers.
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Civil rights advocates have been raising alarms about the technology’s privacy and security risks.
An apartment set up to Airbnb.
Airbnb is no stranger to regulatory pushback, but in New York City, the company’s various legal battles are heating up.
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The New York State Education Department released a statement calling on the school district to delay its usage.
Subway turnstiles.
The One Metro New York system will allow riders use a phone or contactless card, rather than swipe a MetroCard.
Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at City Hall on Tuesday.
A report published over the weekend stated that Amazon is considering setting down roots in Manhattan.
Lime is among the companies participating in a Department of Transportation pilot program for dockless e-bikes.
Lime began adding new pedal-assist dockless bikes to its current fleet in the Rockaways over Memorial Day Weekend.
From L to R, Annie McDonough, Archana Jayaram, Michael O'Boyle, Aziz Ahmad, Clam Lorenz, Walei Sabry.
Dragging government agencies into the 21st century in order to build a more tech-friendly city is often tedious, unsexy work.
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