Technology

A Brooklyn view of the Manhattan Bridge.
A new report reveals that Brooklyn has been second only to San Francisco in the growth of startups.
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Lyft.
Mayor de Blasio plans to extend a once-temporary cap on new for-hire vehicles and limit how long they can cruise without passengers.
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A helicopter on the Pier 6 helipad in Lower Manhattan.
New York lawmakers are calling for a ban on all non-essential helicopters over Manhattan.
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Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York.
The city's range of tech education offerings has expanded to keep up with its growing tech sector.
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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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laptop
The state Senate passed state Sen. Kevin Thomas' SHIELD Act.
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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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cafeteria
Civil rights advocates have been raising alarms about the technology’s privacy and security risks.
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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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facial recognition technology
The New York State Education Department released a statement calling on the school district to delay its usage.
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