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Panel Says It's Time Fast-Food Employees in New York Receive a Major Pay Increase
Minimum Wage

Panel Says It's Time Fast-Food Employees in New York Receive a Major Pay Increase

But does it make sense for New York to focus on fast-food industry wages in isolation?
Kate Taylor
The Magic of New York for Startups
New York City

The Magic of New York for Startups

'If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere' proves especially true for people looking to open businesses.
Zach Cutler
Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York
Digital Currencies

Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York

Digital currency exchange ShapeShift says it is taking a 'moral and ethical stand' against new regulations.
Everett Rosenfeld
New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License

The groundbreaking license granted to cryptocurrency exchange itBit signifies a momentous stride forward in the race to legitimize the fledgling digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter
IPOs

Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter

The rumored IPO would be one of the largest for a New York-based tech company since 1999.
Geoff Weiss
New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules
Bitcoin

New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules

The state's banking regulator says it will soften proposed rules for virtual currencies.
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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

New York is not only the name of a state on the eastern seaboard, but it is also the name of a highly populated and diverse urban city commonly regarded as a hub for startups -- along with San Francisco. New York is also known for as the epicenter for industries in media, finance, fashion and food.

 
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