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Is Airbnb 'Great for New York City?' New York's AG Definitely Doesn't Think So.

He released a scathing report, which challenges the company's presentation of itself as a benevolent force for the average New Yorker.

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.

YouTube to Open Free Production Facility for NYC-Based Creators

YouTube Space New York follows similar facilities in London, Los Angeles and Tokyo.

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.

New Yorkers Can Now Park Their Websites at .nyc

New York is the first U.S. city to receive its own domain name, and more are likely to follow.T

NYC Orders Ad Firm to Remove Tracking Beacons Installed in Public Phone Booths

The city initially gave the ad firm its approval to install tracking beacons in old-fashioned phone booths but reversed course when the public was made aware of the project.

In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's

The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store.

Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.

Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?

Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in.

Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats

Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting.

Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age

These trailblazing business owners have much to teach their contemporary counterparts about taking risks and acting independently.

How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.

Furniture Made by Bacteria? This Futuristic Design Firm Says It Will Happen.

David Benjamin, the founder of a design firm called The Living, talks about his next-generation architecture projects.

Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates

Ride-hailing app Gett announces a promotion where every ride in Manhattan is $10 for the rest of 2014. Flat fare. Any time.

How A Brooklyn Co-Working Space Is Looking to Compete on the Global-Manufacturing Stage

Marcel Botha, an entrepreneur working out of an innovative co-working space in Brooklyn, talks about how he was able to rapidly prototype an ergonomically designed baby spoon thanks to 3-D printing technology.

Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY’s AG

Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general.

Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason

The COO of Lyft is leaving the company, taking his entire operations staff with him.

Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.

The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer ridesharing app has suffered a few setbacks in its launch into the New York City market. Here’s what other entrepreneurs can learn from Lyft’s Big Apple rollout.

Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be.

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 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

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

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

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.

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