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SPECIAL REPORT: Mobile on the Move

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Foodies Get a Kickstart

Friday, January 30th, 2015

When Elaine Li of Sweet & Shiny Café experienced costly and unexpected repairs for her café and cake decorating business, she turned to Kickstarter for help.

“It saved my butt,” said Li.

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TA’s High-Wired Act Grows

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

New York City subway users now have access to Wi-Fi and cellular coverage in 76 stations in Manhattan and Queens. The Transit Authority’s wireless program is entering its third stage. Brooklyn will not see Wi-Fi and cellular coverage until Phase 5 sometime next year.

Wi-Fi’s Free, But Speech Isn’t

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The sandwich chain Au Bon Pain blocks Manhattan customers who use their wireless internet from seeing websites about gay advocacy, family planning and other hot-button issues.

Attempts to use the WiFi on Monday to search the internet for GLAAD.com, the official website for a well-known gay and lesbian rights organization, were met with an error message that read, “This website is not allowed. This website is categorized as Sexual Orientation and is blocked as part of this networks web content filtering policy.”

The same thing happened when a reporter tried to log on websites covering both sides of the abortion debate — as Au Bon Pain’s filtering software shut down the website ProLife.com with the message, “This website is categorized as Abortion and is blocked.”

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Digital Sandy Relief Demanded

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Tracking Patients During a Crisis

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Photo Finish for B&H in Brooklyn

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Macy’s Mixes Clicks and Mortar

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Seeking a Phone Booth Facelift

Friday, March 15th, 2013