Posts Tagged ‘tech’

Preview: Internet Week NYC

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town Downtown

Gary He/Insider Images for Internet Week New York Even if you’re not a techie, there are plenty of reasons to attend this year’s Internet Week NYC By Helaina Hovitz The weeklong event, headquartered at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street), kicks off on May 20th. Panels, events, meetups, classes, exhibits, screenings and parties will also take place citywide, focusing on topics like beauty and [&hellip
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Internet Week Kicks Off in Soho

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Internet The event’s preview party showcased some of the out-of-the-box thinking that’s in store By Helaina Hovitz Last Thursday, April 4, an Internet Week New York preview party was held at Design Within Reach’s newly renovated Soho Studio at 110 Greene Street. Eventually, 400 guests mingled easily as they sipped on ginger-flavored cocktails and Saporo beer, [&hellip
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SXSW Start-Ups Incubate Downtown

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The tech fest in Austin, TX showcased some of Lower Manhattan’s best companies By Caroline Lewis Last Saturday, five technology start-ups won grants from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to move to Lower Manhattan or expand an existing location there. The winners, Booker, STELLAService, Grapeshot, Paperless Post and The Flatiron School, were selected [&hellip
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The Tech Effect: New York Looks To High-Tech To Boost Upstate Region

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is pushing for high-tech investment in New York, has touted the University of Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (Photos from College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering) New York City isn’t the only part of the state that has been attracting a growing number of high-tech companies. In upstate areas struggling to rebound from the recession and recover from the longer-term decline in manufacturing, the state has been recruiting companies like Yahoo! and IBM to add or expand operations, create new jobs [&hellip
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