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Airbnb Wins in New York, For Now

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

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.
Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan

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.
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

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

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

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.
Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill

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

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

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.
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

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.
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

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

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.
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round 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.
New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

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.
Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

From former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Gristedes owner John Catsimatidis and the first openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the slate of candidates in the Big Apple primary is diverse and opinionated.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

In their own words, NYC-based entrepreneurs and business owners say what 12 years under the billionaire mayor was like for their companies and what their prognosis is for the city after Bloomberg leaves office at the end of this year.

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.
Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

A look at how New York City businesses are getting back on their feet after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy.
The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

We recap our special report on the entrepreneurial scene in the U.S, from New York and Houston to Boise and Baton Rouge, five years since the financial crisis.
Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday

Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday

Jack Dorsey wants to run the Gotham City. Whether or not you want to take on politics in your own career, here are three lessons any entrepreneur can learn from the Twitter co-founder, who has been called the "intellectual successor" to Steve Jobs.
NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

The executive director of NY Tech Meetup talks about what the audience can expect at the city's influential monthly tech event.
A Glimpse Inside NYC's Startup Scene

A Glimpse Inside NYC's Startup Scene

In the years since the financial crisis, New York has become a startup magnet. Here's a look at a diverse mix of Gotham entrepreneurs.
Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Decoded Fashion's hackathon builds technology to change the way designers create clothes and consumers purchase them.
Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.

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