By Colin Daileda2014-01-01 18:30:39 UTC With the departure of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the city's tech industry loses its most powerful public persona. Replacing him is Bill de Blasio, the former city public advocate who campaigned with a platform that appealed … [Read more...] about How Will New York City’s Tech Industry Fare Under Mayor de Blasio?
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If author Roald Dahl had penned his children’s classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2013 instead of 1964, he may not have created the eccentric Willy Wonka as a candy tycoon, but a purveyor of colorful gadgets. Instead of an Everlasting Gobstopper in his inventing … [Read more...] about Can’t fly to Tokyo? New York’s AC Gears is the geek’s next best gadget fix