TECH
Will NYC council require municipal buildings to install solar power systems?
Certain landmarked buildings would be excepted from the requirement.
Brent Lomas February 2, 2016
Uber not to blame for Manhattan’s recent increase in congestion, says Mayor’s office report
So what is causing the congestion increase in the Manhattan Central Business District then?
Brent Lomas February 2, 2016
New York’s new public Wi-Fi is fast, but how secure is it?
Some security experts say that public Wi-Fi on the scale of Link NYC comes with new risks.
Brent Lomas January 26, 2016
BuzzBuzzHome rolls out 3D floorplans
BuzzBuzzHome is introducing a new feature that narrows the gap between image and reality: 3D floorplans.
Josh Sherman January 25, 2016
Beechwood Organization lays foundation for Country Pointe Estates Ridge, a serene Long Island community
The tree-lined neighbourhood offers six different home models of the ranch and two-story variety.
Jiffy wants to change the world of home services, one clogged drain at a time
The app is an Uber-like dispatching tool, providing users with a network of trusted professionals.
Kelsey Pudloski January 21, 2016
New tech for the NYC subway system means broad station shutdowns
The state plans to expand Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the system and speed up progress on mobile payments and ticketing to replace the MetroCard.
Brent Lomas January 19, 2016
New compliance agency to monitor NYC Open Data
Included in the legislation is a requirement for city agencies to release data from Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests.
Brent Lomas January 15, 2016
NYC’s first public gigabit Wi-Fi has finally arrived
Mayor De Blasio first announced the initiative as the winner of a competition to revamp the city's antiquated payphones in 2014.
Brent Lomas January 6, 2016
Beechwood Organization lays foundation for Country Pointe Estates Ridge, a serene Long Island community
The tree-lined neighbourhood offers six different home models of the ranch and two-story variety.
Architect proposes half-a-mile-tall 3D-printed ‘oceanscraper’ made of garbage and algae
One man’s trash is another man’s massive aquatic superstructure.
Josh Sherman January 2, 2016
Design your own perfect subway system from your smartphone with Mini Metro
It may be a little stressful and a tad wonky, but the game is a hit.
Brent Lomas December 24, 2015
This nifty “urban scratchoff” shows Red Hook before and after the BQE
Users can click and drag on the map to reveal differences between old and new Brooklyn.
Brent Lomas December 18, 2015
Here’s why the New York Public Library needs “citizen cartographers”
Tired of Candy Crush and Angry Birds? This project could be the newest addictive time killer.
Brent Lomas December 16, 2015
Beechwood Organization lays foundation for Country Pointe Estates Ridge, a serene Long Island community
The tree-lined neighbourhood offers six different home models of the ranch and two-story variety.
A stunning look at 13 miles of Broadway through millions of data points
The piece is on display at the Public Eye exhibition at the New York Public Library until January 3rd, 2016.
Brent Lomas December 15, 2015
Bridgit wins Google Demo Day for construction deficiency management app
The competition received over 450 applications from 40 countries, but only 11 companies were selected to present in San Francisco on Wednesday, December 9th.
Kelsey Pudloski December 14, 2015
These futuristic charging stations just won NYC BigApps
CityCharge is a circular mobile station with six charging ports.
Brent Lomas December 9, 2015
NYC is launching the largest electric vehicle fleet in the United States
The City plans to cut municipal vehicle emissions in half over the next 10 years.
Brent Lomas December 7, 2015
Beechwood Organization lays foundation for Country Pointe Estates Ridge, a serene Long Island community
The tree-lined neighbourhood offers six different home models of the ranch and two-story variety.
Inman Connect is happening next month in NYC, register here to get a $100 discount
Next month in New York City, Inman Connect, a leading bi-annual real estate tech event from industry media outlet Inman, is celebrating its 20th year of programming.
Josh Sherman December 1, 2015
New app aims to empower tenants by getting unresponsive NYC landlords to listen up
Most New Yorkers could tell you a horror story or two involving a landlord from hell.
Brent Lomas November 25, 2015
Will NYC’s new “Taxi of Tomorrow” be semi-autonomous?
Mobileye is working to introduce semi-autonomous elements to NYC’s tax fleet.
Brent Lomas November 19, 2015
Beechwood Organization lays foundation for Country Pointe Estates Ridge, a serene Long Island community
The tree-lined neighbourhood offers six different home models of the ranch and two-story variety.
BuzzBuzzHome launches NYC new residential development map integration
The first iteration was rolled out in San Francisco on The Registry SF, a popular real estate development publication in the Bay Area.
November 18, 2015
How virtual reality could change the real estate landscape
VR technology has come a long way since the days of the Nintendo Virtual Boy and the Sega VR of the 1990s.
James Bombales November 16, 2015
This map shows users where to find tech opportunities in NYC
Users of Digital.nyc can view details on NYC's 6,829 startup companies.
Brent Lomas November 11, 2015
4 incredibly useful things New Yorkers can do with neighborhoods.nyc
The site serves as a hub for hundreds of NYC neighborhoods like Astoria and Washington Heights.
Brent Lomas October 27, 2015