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New York To Welcome World’s First Underground Park

Countries are defined by land, the same goes for cities and towns. So what do you do when you want to add a new park but are running out of space? James Ramsey and Dan Barasch…

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New York To Get WiFi From Their Buses This Year

We all love the internet, from the ability to check up on your friends the other side of the world to the ability to read your favourite news sites while on the go. The problem though…

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Ready To Enjoy The Division? Collisions Mean You May Have To Wait In Line

When a game releases, it has teething problems. These can be anything from the servers not having enough space to accommodate as many players that want to play the game at the same time, it can even…

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Places You Don’t Crash Into With Your Drone – The Empire State Building

It’s no secret that many officials are strongly against the use of drones. While many police forces fear they can be used to cause harm, terror attacks, invade people’s privacy and more, and now pushing to…

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Samsung to Open VR Film Studio

  Samsung has revealed that it is opening its own virtual reality movie studio in New York. The company made the announcement at the Sundance Film Festival last week. The news follows the recent unveiling of…

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California Moves to Ban Encrypted Phones

The state of California is looking to introduce new legislation that would see encrypted smartphones banned from sale and ownership. The bill, ZDNet reports, was introduced by Democratic California assembly member Jim Cooper and would require…

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NY Teacher Arrested After Crashing Drone At The US Open

Have you heard the phrase “idiots with tech”, well here is an idiot with tech who thought flying a drone near the US open Tennis tournament was a great idea, it looked promising until he crashed…

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Free Wi-Fi Hits the Streets of New York… In Bins?

A lot of companies were looking into providing free Wi-Fi, a project that seems to have been of big interest as of late. However, nobody would have predicted where free Wi-Fi would come from on the…

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Google Wants to Turn Old Payphones Into Smart Pylons

Google has big plans, we all know that and maybe one day they’ll take over the world as some fear, but up until then they are doing a lot of cool things for all of us.…

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The Strong National Museum of Play Just Named Its First Video Game Titles

Have you ever heard of The Strong National Museum of Play from Rochester, New York? Well, if you haven’t, then you should know it now houses its first six games in the new World Video Game…

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Live in New York? Serve Your Spouse Divorce Papers on Facebook

In New York you can now use Facebook to be social and serve your spouse with divorce summons. A Manhatten Supreme Court judge just ruled that you can do just that on Facebook now. When you serve…

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Teen Driver Technology Aims to Keep Teenagers and Parents’ Worries at Bay

Parents are always worried to give the keys of their first car to teenagers, given all the accidents teens are involved nowadays. But a new technology aims to help keep parents’ worries at bay when teenagers…

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Delphi’s Driverless Car Preparing to Start Its Nationwide Journey

It looks like Delphi is looking to start pushing boundaries today by showing off the true potential of autonomous vehicle technology. The driverless car is set to begin a cross-country trip later today, having the starting…

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Why Are There USB Drives Sticking out of Buildings in New York?

Ever seen a USB connector just sticking out of a wall in New York? That’s because artist Aram Bartholl came up with the idea called “Dead Drops”. Essentially, Aram has been creating a completely anonymous offline file-sharing…

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Samsung Sued Over Milk Music App

Samsung have been hit with a lawsuit, over its Milk Music app, from multimedia company Milk Studios. The lawsuit, filed on Monday at the US District Court of the Southern District or New York, alleges that…

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Free Gigabit WiFi in New York City by the End of 2015

All five boroughs of New York are due to have free WiFi by the end of next year, as promised the NYC Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation’s new tech partnership. The LinkNYC project, as it…

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First-Ever Full-Page Medical Marijuana Ad Published by The New York Times

The New York Times is said to have published a full-page ad regarding medical marijuana for Leafly, the first ever cannabis company that lets users browse, rate and review medical suppliers in your area. This comes…

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Microsoft Ordered by Judge to Submit Customers Emails from Abroad

Microsoft Corp was ordered on Thursday by a U.S. government judge to turn over a customer’s email that is stored in a data center in Dublin, Ireland. The case has already drawn concern from privacy groups and…

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Google Aiming at Making Wi-Fi Hotspots out of Old NYC Payphones

Bloomberg reports that a meeting in New York providing information to companies interested in offering free Wi-Fi has counted Google as one of the attendees, aside from IBM, Samsung and Cisco. However, Google is known for…

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Taking Your Dog For A Walk… With a Drone?

Drones are becoming more and more popular nowadays, from Amazon’s announcement of delivery drones to all sorts of drone inventions seen on the internet. Their usefulness in most cases is questionable, but people find all sort…

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Job Posting Suggests New York City Is Next For Google Fiber

Google have posted up a job this week that suggests Google Fiber will be heading to New York City. The job listing is for a Google Fiber Regional Sales Manager for New York, a job that…

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NYPD Trialling Google Glass To Aid Officers In The Field

Google Glass has been attracting the attention of the authorities recently – in Wyoming a bill has been proposed to ban Google Glass while driving and in Ohio a man was escorted from a movie theatre by Federal…

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New York Man Holds World Record For Largest Personal Video Games Collection

Michael Thomasson has an incredibly large video game collection, so much so that he has recently earned himself the world record for largest personal collection of video games! With a staggering 10,607 titles in his collection…

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NYC Mayor Details Plans For Free Public WiFi In Harlem

The Mayor of New York is well known in the tech world, he’s put several plans in place to benefit the modern tech loving world, and it looks like he has one finally gift to give…

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Batman Arkham Origins To Release Mobile Edition This Holiday Season

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced at New York’s Comic Con that a mobile version of Batman: Arkham Origins will be arriving this holiday season for Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices. Players…

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Texting Zones Coming To New York State, Giving You Somewhere To Stop Use Your Phone

Using your phone while driving is illegal in many parts of the world, yet texting or Facebooking (is that even a word now?) on your phone while driving is proving to be a bigger issue than…

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Buys Sex Penthouse

When we are looking for a place to have a side relationship we just go out and buy a penthouse, we don’t need to purchase a house, go to a motel room, or even the back…