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NYC Data Tool Gives Small Business an Edge
December 27, 2013
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Map this! New city tech tool lets small businesses compete with the big guys by dishing data
December 26, 2013
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Keeping track of snow plowing
December 18, 2013
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NYCEDC Announces Launch of NYC Broadband Map to Provide View of Commercial Broadband Infrastructure
December 18, 2013
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Harlem Gets Wired: Free Public Wi-Fi to Launch Early Next Year
December 11, 2013
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New York City Launches Nation’s Largest Free Public Wi-Fi Network
December 11, 2013
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Harlem to Get Free, Outdoor WiFi by May 2014
December 10, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Country’s Largest Continuous Free Public WiFi Network
December 10, 2013
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New York City Felony Crime Data Depicted For First Time On Interactive Map
December 8, 2013
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WiFi on Wheels Rolls Into Public Housing
November 20, 2013
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Hearing on NYC's Open Data Law
November 21, 2013
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New Yorkers are learning to love big data
November 5, 2013
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NYC DataWeek Returns
October 27, 2013
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Exergamers NYC: Senior Centers connect online for first-ever Xbox Bowling Competition
October 23, 2013
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How New York is releasing its 'big data' to the public
October 12, 2013
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City's Website is Redesigned for First Time in a Decade
September 29, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Launches New Redesigned and Redeveloped NYC.gov
September 29, 2013
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New York City's Latest Open Data Release
September 23, 2013
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NYC Releases More Data Sets, Updates Portal
September 23, 2013
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Reams of City Data Available For First Time Through New User-Friendly Portal
September 23, 2013
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Let’s Make Old Payphones Into Electric Car Chargers
September 4, 2013
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Could Outmoded Phone Booths Become E.V. Charging Stations?
August 14, 2013
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NYCEDC Launches Second Round of ConnectNYC to Construct Free Fiber Cable Wiring for Businesses Across New York City
July 23, 2013
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Verizon Wireless Continues to Support the Mayor’s Office in its Efforts to Combat Domestic Violence in New York City
July 17, 2013
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Time Warner Cable Helps Bring Free Wi-Fi to City Parks
 July 16, 2013
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32 City Parks Get Wi-Fi Access 
July 16, 2013
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NYC Partners with Cablevision, Time Warner Cable to Bring WiFi Hotspots to City Parks 
July 16, 2013
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New York City and Cable Providers Launch Public WiFi in 32  Parks
 July 16, 2013
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Expert Roundtable: Technology and Telecommunications
 July 14, 2013
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Communication Breakdown: Improving Cell Phone Infrastructure Post-Sandy
 July 13, 2013
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Notice of Adoption of Rules
July 10, 2013
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911 In The Digital Age
July 10, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce New Unique .nyc Web Address for New Yorkers and Businesses
July 2, 2013
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Opportunity to comment on proposed rules authorizing and regulating "microtrenching"
June 24, 2013
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Winners of Fourth Annual NYC BigApps
June 20, 2013
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Free Solar Mobile Charging Launched Across the Five Boroughs of New York City
June 18, 2013
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Deputy Mayor Holloway and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Bruno Announce Final Updated Hurricane Evacuation Zones
June 18, 2013
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Find your zone
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Liu Open-Sources Checkbook NYC
June 6, 2013
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Opportunity to comment on deletion of obsolete rules
May 23, 2013
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Legislation Requiring the Creation of an Interactive Crime-Mapping Website
May 15, 2013
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Fighting Fires With Data, New York City Launches New Safety Inspection System
May 15, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Cassano Announce New Risk-Based Fire Inspections Citywide Based On Data Mined from City Records
May 15, 2013
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Remarks made by CIIO Merchant at the MIT Enterprise Forum
May 7, 2013
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New Kentucky CIO Brings Big Experience
May 6, 2013
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Data centers under water: What, me worry?
May 2, 2013
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Statement of CIIO Merchant on the Appointment of Deputy Commissioner James Fowler as Kentucky State CIO
April 30, 2013
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Kentucky Names New State Government CIO
April 30, 2013
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How New York is Reinventing the Phone Booth
April 24, 2013
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Proper Planning Kept IT Agencies Afloat During Hurricane Sandy
April 15, 2013
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Will "Microtrenching" Realize New York City's Gigabit Dreams?
April 10, 2013
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New York City Announces Pilot Program to Pay Parking Meters Remotely and Launch of Real-Time Parking Availability Map
April 10, 2013
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Verizon Using Microtrenching To Install Fiber-Optic System in NYC
April 8, 2013
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New York City Launches Micro-Trenching Pilot
April 2, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Launches Fourth Annual NYC BigApps Competition
March 19, 2013
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10-Foot-Tall Double-Sided Touchscreen Wins NYC's Pay Phone Redesign Challenge
March 16, 2013
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What's going to happen to old NYC payphones?
March 14, 2013
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Under Open Data Law, New York City Begins Herding Its Data
March 11, 2013
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New York City Celebrates Ten Years of NYC311
March 11, 2013
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Happy Birthday to NYC's Landmark Open Data Law
March 7, 2013
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New York's Data Deluge Begins
March 7, 2013
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Why New York City's Open Data Law is Worth Caring About
March 8, 2013
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One-Year Milestone of NYC's Landmark Open Data Law
March 7, 2013
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NYC Awards Six Reinvent Payphones Finalists, Asks Public To Select Favorite Via Facebook
March 6, 2013
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New York City Announces Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge Finalists
March 6, 2013
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Redesigning NYC's 11,412 Payphones for the Digital Age
March 5, 2013
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New York's Real-Time Snow Plow Map to Get its First Major Test This Weekend
February 8, 2013
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Online map PlowNYC keeps New Yorkers up to date with plow effort
February 8, 2013
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Local officials: Wireless carriers MIA during Sandy
February 6, 2013
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FCC holds Hurricane Sandy hearings into telecom failures, fixes
February 5, 2013
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F.C.C. Seeks Ways to Keep Phones Alive in a Storm
February 5, 2013
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Brooklyn Family Justice Center Hosts Ceremony for First Class of ‘NYC STEPS' Program Graduates
January 9, 2013
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