Eric Adams

Crypto's crash tamped down mayors' hype, but cities are still chasing it

by • 2 months ago

Bitcoin has lost half its value, but many cities are still looking to embrace cryptocurrency, even if there's not really a good use for it.

New York City's internet master plan is on hold

by • 2 months ago

The 2020 plan to provide internet access to more than 1.5 million underserved New Yorkers is under review by Mayor Eric Adams' administration.

Former New York City CIO named as sanitation chief

by • 4 months ago

Mayor Eric Adams named Jessica Tisch to lead the NYC Department of Sanitation, a 9,200-person agency responsible for cleaning 6,500 miles of streets.

New York mayor makes management reports interactive

by • 4 months ago

Mayor Eric Adams also formalized his appointment of a chief efficiency officer, who will oversee performance metrics at city agencies.

New York City wants vendor investigated after apparent hack affecting 820,000 students

by • 5 months ago

Student records going back to 2016 were affected in the breach of a vendor that provides grading and attendance software.

New York opens joint cybersecurity center to serve state and city needs

by • 6 months ago

Gov. Kathy Hochul suggested the opening of the Brooklyn facility was accelerated because of rising tensions between the United States and Russia.

New York Mayor Adams says he's buying crypto with first paycheck

by • 7 months ago

Adams said he'll use Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange, to convert his first paycheck into bitcoin and ethereum.

New York's mayor is consolidating city's tech into one agency

by • 7 months ago

New York Mayor Eric Adams issued an executive order reorganizing several tech-focused agencies into a single office, which the city's new CTO will lead.

New York City CIO Jessica Tisch steps down

by • 7 months ago

Tisch, who was named CIO in December 2019, said she's moving to a new position in Mayor Eric Adams' administration.