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Meet NYC's new chief digital officer

Jan 24, 2011
Rachel Sterne, the new chief digital officer of New York City, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what her role is and how she plans to make the Big Apple more digital savvy.
Posted In: New York

What's in an area code?

Dec 8, 2010
Your area code can say a lot about you: where you are, how long you've been there, if you're using a cell phone or a landline. But now, as more and more people get phones, the number of area codes are increasing. How does that change the area code culture? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

Can your boss track your every move?

Dec 6, 2010
Aren't those GPS locators a wonderful invention? Lose your way, and you can quickly find yourself again....
Posted In: employees, employers, gps, Jobs, legal, New York

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ireland, quantitative easing and mortgage interest deductions

Nov 12, 2010
The Federal Reserve plans to invest $600 billion buying U.S. and corporate debt -- learn why Republicans worry that the Fed may be a wee-bit too...
Posted In: Dave Camp, deficit-cutting, Federal Reserve, G20, Ireland, mid-day update, mortgage interest deduction, National Museum of American Jewish History, New York, quantitative easing

School exec heads to News Corp., media exec heads to NYC schools

Nov 10, 2010
New York City schools chief Joel Klein is stepping down to work for the world's biggest media company -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. His replacement as schools chancellor? A media exec, Cathleen Black, the head of Hearst Magazines and former publisher of USA Today. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: New York

People shouldn't have to give up the idea of fine dining

Nov 10, 2010
Continuing our Welcome to New York week, Jeremy Hobson talks to award-winning restaurateur and chef Daniel Boulud about his favorite food spots and why people shouldn't give up on the idea of fine dining even during a recession.
Posted In: Food, New York

MID-DAY UPDATE: Congress can't meet a budget deadline -- push it back?

Sep 21, 2010
The federal government's budget year ends September 30th - and Congress is nowhere near passing a new budget. What do YOU do when you can't meet a...
Posted In: Airlines, Alzheimer's, Congress, dementia, distracted driving, Fashion Week, federal budget, General Motors, GM, grilled cheese, Ireland, mid-day update, New York, UN, United Nations

NYC fashionistas vs. U.N. delegates

Sep 21, 2010
New York's been pretty busy lately. Fashionistas gathered in Manhattan for Fashion Week and now diplomats around the world are in town for the U.N. General Assembly. Which gathering has a bigger economic impact on the city? Jeremy Hobson reports.
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NYC's underground grilled cheese

Sep 21, 2010
An entrepreneur named "Ronnie" in New York City's Lower East Side has found an intriguing way to do business: hungry customers get his number from a friend or a friend's friend, text him for a grilled cheese sandwich, and voila -- melted cheddar on Rye bread 15 minutes later. Brendan Francis Newnam gave it a try.
Posted In: New York

Economic impact of NYC Islamic center

Sep 10, 2010
After the memorial service commemorating 9/11 in New York, rallies are set to kick off a few blocks north of Ground Zero -- in front of the now-famous site of a planned Islamic center and mosque. Ashley Milne-Tyte asked some business owners in the neighborhood whether the center might help or hurt their bottom line.
Posted In: New York

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