Sidewalk Labs, the new Google-owned company that plans to use technology to help improve life for people in urban areas, wants to roll out free Wi-Fi on the streets of major cities, starting with New York.
The CitiBike fleet is getting a much needed makeover, with 1,000 new bikes coming by the end of June, and another 1,400 to be rolled out when CitiBike comes to Bedford-Stuyvesant, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint in Brooklyn for the first time.
New York City has a rich history, and thanks to the work of software engineer Dan Vanderkam, you can now virtually relive the previous lives of the Big Apple by clicking on streets and seeing what once was there.
Ellanora Baidoo, a 26-year old nurse living in Brooklyn, was given approval to start dissolving her marriage through social networking because her absentee husband refused to receive divorce documents in person.
Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called…
The Taxi and Limousine Commission announced there are more Uber cars registered in New York City than there are yellow taxis. However, this statistic does carry a huge asterisk. Read on to learn what it is.
Cops in parts of New York City will now be able to respond to gunshots far more quickly thanks to the installation of ShotSpotter, a system capable of pinpointing the location of where a gun was fired to within just 25 meters.
An Uber driver took advantage of a woman who fell asleep by driving across Manhattan several times before finally setting out for her destination. Because of the zigzag ride, the woman's charges totaled $293.
A real estate company confirmed Thursday Amazon has signed a 17-year lease on a huge site in midtown Manhattan. The premises, located close to the Empire State Building, could become the e-commerce firm's first brick-and-mortar store.