• WH Threatening To Veto Spending Bill If It Includes Money For Northeast Rail Tunnel

    6 monthes ago - By NPR

    If the century-old rail tunnel into New York City fails, the economic pain will be felt up and down the East Coast. That's why a multi-billion-dollar plan to replace it has been called the most important infrastructure project in the country.
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  • Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is officially back as the new chief executive of a real estate startup with 15 employees

    Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is officially back as the new chief executive of a real estate startup with 15 employees

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Travis Kalanick will soon be CEO of a small real estate startup.
    Through his new investment fund, he has acquired a real estate startup called City Storage Systems and installed himself as CEO.
    The startup plans on buying distressed real estate and refurbishing those sites for digital businesses. It's small and only has 15 employees.
    Travis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber, is wasting no time moving on to his next chief executive gig.
    On Tuesday he announced via a tweet that his investment fund 10100 is buying controlling interest in a real estate startup, City Storage Systems , for $150...
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  • Google closes on $2.4 billion Chelsea Market purchase in NYC

    6 monthes ago - By Finance Commerce

    NEW YORK - Google Inc. has finalized the $2.4 billion purchase of New York City's Chelsea Market building. The management company Jamestown Properties announced the sale of the former Nabisco factory on Tuesday. The building is directly opposite Google's New York City headquarters in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. Google has about 7,000 employees in New York, ...
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  • Uber and Lyft drivers are demanding higher pay in New York City

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Drivers of ride-hailing services are demanding minimum wage in a petition to New York City.
    The gap between driver pay and customer fare is increasing.
    Uber is burning cash and may not be profitable soon.
    Uber and Lyft drivers in New York City are demanding higher pay - and they're going straight to the city to get it.
    The Independent Driver's Guild is petitioning the New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission , which implements and enforces New York City transit rules and also regulates the market for yellow cab medallions, "to enact a livable minimum wage...
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