Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini launch seems to be going very well indeed.
Now that VentureBeat’s New York City contingent is settled into a fancy new coworking space, we’re opening up our schedules to meet with local startups and entrepreneurs that we haven’t yet talked to.
Foursquare is taking its users back in time with help from the New York Public Library.
Two lifelong friends have come up with a way for fashionistas to keep their closets fresh without going broke.
The ongoing saga around approving taxi hailing apps in New York City is beginning to resemble a wild ride in one of the city’s taxis.
New York City’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is graduating 10 startups from its Winter 2013 class this morning, and we’re live at the scene for their demo day presentations.
Editor’s Pick How you do remake payphones for the modern age? These five prototypes show a few different ways.
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg, who describes himself as an “entrepreneur” first and foremost on Twitter, is launching a new initiative to support local tech startups.
Guest Post As a NYC based investor, it’s been pretty incredible to watch New York’s startup scene grow into a dynamic tech playground over the past few years.
When it came time for VC firm Lightbank to open its first office outside of Chicago, its partners — including Groupon founders Brad Keywell and Eric Lefkofsky — looked east to New York City, instead of Silicon Valley.
NYTM aims to play a more steady role when it comes to the city’s technology policy.
The memory of Aaron Swartz remains strong more than a week after his tragic death, judging from the turnout at his memorial service in New York City tonight.
Find college too expensive? Enstitute has an intriguing apprenticeship program to replace higher ed.
Launch.it, a New York City-based startup that has built a platform for managing and distributing news, has been tapped to power the onslaught of news coming from startups at the Consumer Electronics Show next month.
With more than 11,000 payphones that need to be replaced by October 2014, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking the local tech community to come up with radical new payphone ideas.
We love our gadgets. Unfortunately, so do thieves.
With a combination of old and new technology, NeedMapper is launching today to help coordinate requests for need from Sandy victims in New York City.
In the wake of the worst storm New York City has ever seen, the tech community here has come together to help those in need.
While imagery of a powerless Manhattan is common in disaster movies, it’s something New Yorkers have been seeing firsthand since Sandy struck on Monday.
With a new office and growing staff, VentureBeat is ready to take on New York City’s vibrant technology scene with gusto.
Just one day before Windows 8 comes out in stores, Microsoft has corralled journalists, analysts, and its partners to officially kick off the new operating system.
Editor’s Pick You’ve seen our top New York City technology influencers, but we also want to spotlight the top 10 most interesting startups the city has to offer.
You gave us your top Silicon Alley tech influencers, now here’s the cream of the crop.
It was only a matter of time before MESA, a NYC-based investment bank focusing on small deals, launched a fund of its own.
Slowly, but surely, Cornell’s New York City technology school is becoming more of a reality.
Editor’s Pick In a city that’s no stranger to startup incubators and accelerators, how do you do something different?
In a time when start up funding often comes before the start up business model, Casal Corp says its found a way to switch things up.
Guest Post As New York Fashion Week winds to a close, the city’s Economic Development authority is hoping that at least one of its flagship events will have a more enduring impact.
We’re not sure what to expect from this event, but it could be the long-rumored Droid Razr HD.
If you’ve ever had a dystopian nightmare starring Microsoft, it likely began with something like this: the software giant is teaming up with the NYPD for a high-tech crime prevention and counterterrorism platform called the Domain Awareness System.
ERA2 members pose in Times Square
Fresh air, green grass and the sound of birds chirping: These are the joys of the outdoors — or, they used to be. Now it’s more likely that you’ll hear the tap-tapping of laptop keyboards and the “ping” of iPhone notifications, as New York City residents and visitors alike have traded in Mother Nature for free Wi-Fi at parks across the five boroughs.
If you’re based in New York and looking to launch your next big tech product soon, join me for a private feedback session on December 13 with one of the city’s most respected venture capital groups, RRE Ventures.