Technology

Technology

5 ways Eric Adams could revamp how NYC uses tech

Adams has championed New York City as a home for tech companies. Can he make his own city’s technology work?

Technology

Will New York pull the plug on Bitcoin mining?

The state blocked two new power plants for not aligning with new climate goals, and environmentalists hope cryptocurrency mining plants will get the boot next.

Technology

How New York is subsidizing Amazon

Local agencies across the state lure the retail giant to town using generous tax incentives.

Technology

Fighting the digital divide with tribally owned fiber

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe launched its own broadband network in a previously unserved area.

Technology

Will New Yorkers need to download another vaccine passport app?

New York City will launch its own vaccine passport app next month on top of the state-run Excelsior Pass.

Personality

How Elon Musk can save New York

The tech billionaire has so much more to offer than electric garbage trucks. Like tiny submarines and dubious investment advice.

New York City

NYC launches website to highlight social equity outcomes

New data shows the city’s race and gender gaps on health, economic and educational indicators.

Andrew Cuomo

How Cuomo wants to safeguard your data

A proposal in Cuomo’s executive budget would make it harder for companies to share and sell user data but some say it only scratches the surface of privacy concerns.

Technology

Vaccine website frustrations point to larger government tech problems

New York had months to prepare for rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, and yet signing up for a vaccination is complicated and difficult. Here’s why.

New York State

Ideas for a new New York

Experts, advocates and lawmakers on the ambitious policies that could remake New York after the pandemic.

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Technology

How the new normal could narrow New York’s digital divide

State lawmakers and activists say better late than never in expanding Internet access for millions of people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Education

The inequities of remote learning

New reports reveal that students still do not have tablets or internet service required to participate in remote classes.

Technology

City Council extends crackdown on delivery apps

New York City will continue to cap fees paid to the likes of Grubhub and Postmates.

NYPD

NYC to force NYPD to reveal its secret surveillance tech

Legislation three years in the making will require the police to disclose information about facial recognition and other tools.

Coronavirus

Is Elon Musk more flash than substance?

What we know and what we don’t know about Musk’s promises to help New York during the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus

NY knew its ancient unemployment system needed upgrades years ago

The state knew its tech needed upgrades years ago. Now New Yorkers are suffering.

Coronavirus

NYC launches coronavirus health portal

The city wants to gather data from residents with COVID-19 symptoms to allow for more targeted response efforts.