Technology

Gig workers do not have the flexibility to take sick days or work from home.
Some companies are announcing steps to protect gig economy workers vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Kelly Jin
First Read Tech talks to chief analytics officer for New York City, Kelly Jin.
LinkNYC kiosk
Tisch comes out hard against CityBridge
Will Amazon come to Grand Island?
Amazon is not yet commenting, but Grand Island is all but promised a new Amazon warehouse.
How much is being spent on security in New York schools?
New technology investments in New York school districts suggest that security is their priority.
The New York State Police seal
Technology that pulls images from social media platforms used by New York law enforcement agencies
A new City Council proposal hopes to introduce more technological expertise to city government.
Two New York City lawmakers are launching a moonshot bid to introduce more technological expertise to city government.
Mayor Bill de Blasio
NYC mayor joins ranks of lawmakers using a disappearing messaging service.
Micah Kotch
First Read Tech talks to Micah Kotch, managing director at Urban-X.
Airbnb
There might be an end in sight for one conflict between NYC and Airbnb.
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