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A Law Protecting Teachers from Cyber Bullying, and New York City's Hottest Tech Ticket

Sep 19, 2012
North Carolina is taking a hard line against kids who bully teachers online. And every month New York Tech Meetup sells out in just four minutes...and the theater's a big one at NYU. Venture capitalists are here along with engineers, designers, and start ups both theoretical and already online.
Posted In: Tech, meetup, North Carolina, education law

Exploring New York's Tech Ecosystem

Sep 18, 2012
Where is the New York tech scene, and what does it feel like? One way to find out is to take a tour.
Posted In: Brooklyn, Tech, Ecosystem, Studiomates, General Assembly, Alley, Ace Hotel

Welcome to New York! Marketplace Tech moves to NYC

Sep 17, 2012
In this first episode with new host David Brancaccio, we take a tour of our new digs in New York City for a look at the areas booming tech scene
Posted In: New York City, Tech, tech ecosystems, tech bubble

Websites accused of collecting kids' online data

Aug 23, 2012
A group of consumer advocate organization says some big name companies are violating kids' online privacy laws.
Posted In: Tech, online privacy, privacy, children

Inside the sexual harassment in online gaming

Aug 2, 2012
Trash talk in online gaming is pretty standard. But some women in the virtual world face verbal and even physical harassment that's all too real.
Posted In: harassment, online gaming, Tech

Poker players expect big payout from online Ponzi scheme

Aug 1, 2012
Some online poker players are expecting a big payout soon, thanks to a multi-million dollar settlement between the Justice Department and two online poker companies. The companies were accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
Posted In: Tech, lawsuit, fraud, ponzi scheme, poker, online, payout

Physicist Alan Guth wins major $3 million science award

Aug 1, 2012
The Fundamental Physics Prize is brand new and recognizes "transformative advances in the field." One of the winners, Alan Guth, talks about the big win.
Posted In: jackpot, Science, prize, award, million, Tech, physics

Program gives youth a boost in business world

Jul 20, 2012
A program called Year Up provides classroom training and internships to high school graduates or those with a GED who otherwise have a hard time breaking into the world of high-tech.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Tech, Jobs

Can Nokia's freebies build brand loyalty?

Jun 15, 2012
Nokia puts giveaways to the test with free smartphones for first-year students at Seton Hall University.
Posted In: nokia, marketing, Tech

Silicon Valley's new underground millionaires

May 18, 2012
Conspicuous consumption is so last tech boom. The new rich are all about meaning and making a difference and getting in on the ground floor of the next Facebook.
Posted In: Facebook, Silicon Valley, Tech

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