Posts Tagged ‘Rachel Sterne’

City Debuts Free Wi-Fi at Payphone Kiosks

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

wireless By Paul Bisceglio   New York City’s deteriorating payphones got a new lease on life Wednesday when the city announced a partnership with Van Wagner Communications that provides free wireless internet access to the public at 10 payphone kiosks in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Each kiosk has been equipped with a wireless router whose signal [&hellip
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Happy Internet Week: Update on the First Two Days

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology, Uncategorized

Following the sleepy-faced 7:30am curtain call David-Michel Davies, founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of Internet Week itself, gave a quick hello and passed the mic to New York City’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne. The work that Sterne has been doing in partnerships with the local tech community is a large part of [&hellip
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