• A video filmed in 1911 shows everyday life in New York City 100 years ago - see how it compares to Manhattan today

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York City looked pretty different more than 100 years ago, finds a video filmed in 1911.
    The video features famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Flatiron Building, and showcases what life on New York streets looked like.
    We compared some of the scenes to what they look like today.
    The early 1900s were a period of rapid change for New York City.
    The city's population was ballooning as an influx of immigrants passed through Ellis Island. Massive skyscrapers began popping up seemingly overnight, many of them among the tallest in the world at the time. And new technology...
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  • New York's attorney general launches an investigation into crypto

    New York's attorney general launches an investigation into crypto

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    The attorney general of New York has launched a fact-finding mission into cryptocurrency exchanges.
    He is requesting information from 13 exchanges about the use of bots, outages, consumer protections, and other issues.
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking to add transparency to the opaque market for digital currency.
    Schneiderman's office has sent out letters to 13 cryptocurrency exchange operators on Tuesday as part of his broader crypto fact-finding mission aimed at protecting investors in the nascent market for digital coins. His office is requesting information from...
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  • Yankees Must Use Patience When It Comes To The Talented Gleyber Torres

    Yankees Must Use Patience When It Comes To The Talented Gleyber Torres

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    New York Yankees top prospect, Gleyber Torres, has returned from ulnar collateral ligament surgery and is performing at an elite level during the first two weeks of the minor league season. With the Yankees struggling, does it make sense to bring Torres up or should he stay and develop in Scranton?
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  • Crypto fans, let's meet in New York next week

    6 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    I'll be helping build a larger meetup focused on pre- ICO companies in New York on April 23 and I'd love to see you there. It will be held at Knotel on April 23 at 7pm and will feature a pitch-off with eight startups - I will write about the best ones - and two panels with some yet-unnamed stars in the space.
    I'd love to see you there so please sign up here. It's free for early birds so hurry.
    The event will be held at 551 Fifth Avenue on the 9th Floor and you can sign up to pitch here. I'll have more information as we get closer to the event. This is still an experimental format so let's...
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