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Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)

Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)

After its first launch was held up by New York State Supreme Court, the San Francisco-based company is set to hit the streets in the Big Apple starting tonight.
Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft’s New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State’s attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It

The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It

Influential players in the NYC tech community discuss what’s driving the startup revolution and how to sustain its growth.
Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber

Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber

Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices.
'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab

'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab

A technology and design center housed in New York’s historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is changing what manufacturing in the U.S. will look like for future generations.
Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

A new report highlights specifics and outlines strategies for local governments to follow to improve their strategies targeted towards small businesses.
Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
5 New York City Startups to Keep an Eye On

5 New York City Startups to Keep an Eye On

The creator of an extension that will protect you from spoilers and a site that will set up drinking sessions between groups of friends call New York City home.
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Chick-fil-A Tries to Appeal to New Yorkers By Updating Image

Chick-fil-A Tries to Appeal to New Yorkers By Updating Image

The socially conservative chicken chain is expanding into urban locations in 2014, including New York City.
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
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.
Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and About.com talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium.
Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City

Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City

Urban locations present unique challenges: higher taxes, complicated real estate, lifestyle differences. But it's true what they say about big-city success: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.
Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States

Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States

Cheap labor in China, Indonesia and India pushed the bulk of mass manufacturing overseas, but the U.S. is emerging competitive in a newer, more sophisticated kind of manufacturing.
Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks

Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks

Dig into one of these appetizing apps and go get your local food truck grub on.
'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech

'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech

An interview with Social Media Week founder Toby Daniels.
The NYPD Is Testing Google Glass for ‘Patrol Purposes’

The NYPD Is Testing Google Glass for ‘Patrol Purposes’

The agency reportedly obtained the high-tech eyewear through the Google Glass Explorer program. Google says it isn’t working on the project with any law enforcement agency.
3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry

3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry

With space and mentorship, the Hot Bread Kitchen incubator provides a location for food startups to start cooking up a storm.
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.
Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
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.

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