Technology

Policy

NYPD releases facial recognition policy to mixed reviews

In an effort to increase transparency the NYPD released public guidelines on facial recognition usage.

Technology

Policy

Is ‘InsurTech’ here to stay?

Root CEO Alex Timm talks the Green Light Law, telematics-based car insurance and the slightly grating nickname for insurance technology.

Technology

Policy

Corey Johnson talks transportation tech with Kara Swisher

The host of the Recode Decode podcast discussed the future of transportation in NYC with the City Council Speaker.

Coronavirus

Policy

Gig economy companies weigh paying workers affected by coronavirus

Some companies are announcing steps to protect gig economy workers vulnerable to the coronavirus.

Technology

Policy

Talking Open Data with Kelly Jin

First Read Tech talks to chief analytics officer for New York City, Kelly Jin.

New York State

Policy

New York schools spend big on high-tech security

New technology investments in New York school districts suggest that security is their priority.

Technology

Policy

Controversial facial-recognition app used by State Police, U.S. attorney

Technology that pulls images from social media platforms used by New York law enforcement agencies

NYPD

Politics

Watchdog calls on NYPD to tag body camera locations

The company that makes the cameras already offers the feature – the police just don’t use it.

Technology

Policy

Holden, Kallos to propose new city “moonshot” division

Two New York City lawmakers are launching a moonshot bid to introduce more technological expertise to city government.

Technology

Policy

De Blasio joins other lawmakers on messaging app Signal

NYC mayor joins ranks of lawmakers using a disappearing messaging service.

Transportation

Policy

Are feds holding congestion pricing hostage?

Governor Cuomo expressed doubt about passing the Manhattan vehicle tolling plan.

Andrew Yang

Policy

Rumors swirl around Yang mayoral run

Will the former presidential candidate make a run for City Hall?

Technology

Policy

James loses bid to block Sprint/T-Mobile merger

A U.S. District Judge gave the go-ahead to the Spring and T-Mobile merger.

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