New York City The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on New York City en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:05:00 GMT 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. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:10:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:45:00 GMT Jason Saltzman 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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:10:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford '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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:18:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Wed, 21 May 2014 16:13:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 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. Wed, 07 May 2014 15:28:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Thu, 01 May 2014 20:30:00 GMT Drew Hendricks 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. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:48:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:38:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:19:00 GMT Kate Taylor Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video) Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley 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. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:26:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford