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Airbnb Wins in New York, For Now
Airbnb

Airbnb Wins in New York, For Now

A New York State Supreme Court judge threw out the subpoena requesting Airbnb user records.
Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now
Innovation

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
Catherine Clifford
Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan
Food Businesses

Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan

Dairy Queen is taking on the challenge of opening a franchise in the heart of New York City, with plans to open 35 to 50 more restaurants in the area.
Kate Taylor
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough
Technology

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
Brian Patrick Eha
Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio
Marketing

Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

Airbnb is embroiled in a legal battle in New York City, where short-term rental laws forbid its business. In a new video, Airbnb hosts give the city's incoming mayor a unique offer.
Brian Patrick Eha
This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space
Starting a Business

This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space

Westfield Group will now be the sole owner of retail space at the World Trade Center in New York City. Meanwhile, other foreign investors are snapping up the city's residential properties.
Brian Patrick Eha
Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill
Franchises

Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill

As the New York City Council's decision on the Styrofoam ban nears, Dart Container has offered an alternate solution.
Kate Taylor
FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses
Marketing

FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses

The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show.
Jason Fell
Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing
Growth Strategies

Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing

Amazon made noise when it launched its New York publishing operation but has failed to land the next big thing in publishing.
Brian Patrick Eha
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?
Technology

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
Neil Parmar
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal
Entrepreneurs

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
Brian Patrick Eha
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Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show
Technology

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
Catherine Clifford
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business
Starting a Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
Kate Taylor
New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator
Technology

New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

The New York Times Co. plans to invest in early-stage media startups through its incubator, timeSpace, which recently graduated its inaugural class. Here's a look at what each of its three startups are up to.
Brian Patrick Eha