Tags New York City

18 finalists picked in NYC cybersecurity 'moonshot' challenge

by • 6 days ago

Seven finalists will meet with the city's small businesses, while those remaining will compete for a $1 million prize from Jerusalem Venture Partners.

Transit Tech Lab pilots solutions for NYC's transit woes

by • 3 weeks ago

For transit systems with shaky performance and unclear futures, the city is turning to small tech companies for a leg up.

NYC targets homelessness with new data initiatives

by • 2 months ago

By connecting city agencies and upgrading tools used by homelessness case workers, the city hopes to improve the services it provides to its neediest residents.

NYC mayor's report blames IT department for 11-day wireless outage

by • 2 months ago

The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications failed to properly oversee the contractor that managed the Wi-Fi network, the report says.

Cities ply data against declining economic mobility

by • 2 months ago

Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.

'Bootcamp' program aims to boost New York City's cybersecurity workforce

by • 2 months ago

Twenty-four students were recently awarded full scholarships to a 17-week cybersecurity training program as part of the city's Cyber NYC initiative.

New York City CIO Samir Saini quits

by • 2 months ago

After being appointed in January 2018, Saini will return to the private sector, Mayor Bill de Blasio's office said.

New York taps NYCx program lead as deputy technology secretary

by • 2 months ago

Jeremy Goldberg, who spent two years developing innovation competitions in NYC, is now working inside the state government's technology agency.

How 'smart city' collaboration sets New York City apart

by • 3 months ago

New York City's interim technology chief calls for cities to band together on common goals and share technological expertise as his city has done.