Press Archive

2012 Press

Michael Bloomberg Wants You to Design New York City's Payphone of the Future
December 7, 2012
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Michael Bloomberg Wants To Do Something Cool With New York's Phone Booths
December 5, 2012
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Reinvent Payphones, a City-Sponsored Challenge, Encourages Technology and Design Innovation in the City's Payphone Infrastructure
December 4, 2012
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Making the Most of the Open Data Movement
November 27, 2012
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Calling Back the Pay Phone
November 18, 2012
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Cable Guys: New York City Builds Up Its Telecom Infrastructure
November 12, 2012
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New York City Honored for Cybersecurity Leadership
October 24, 2012
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New York City Recognizes October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Protect Your Identity Week
October 23, 2012
Read the National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Protect Your Identity Week press release
Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications Announces First-Ever “NYCData Week”
October 22, 2012
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ConnectNYC, a New City-Sponsored Competition, will Expand New York City's Broadband Connectivity
October 19, 2012
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NYC Open Data Project Highlighted at the NYC Semantic Technology & Business Conference
October 16, 2012
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Statement of Citywide Chief Information & Innovation Officer Rahul N. Merchant on Meeting with Japanese Government CIO
October 16, 2012
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Statements of Chief Policy Advisor Feinblatt and Chief Information and Innovation Officer Merchant on New York City's Participation in Code for America's 2013 Fellowship Program
October 1, 2012
Read the NYC's Participation in Code for America's 2013 Fellowship Program press release

DIG/IT Provides Badge-based Learning for At-Risk Students in NYC High Schools
September 20, 2012
Read the DIG/IT Provides Badge-based Learning article

Investment to Expand Fiber Optic Network to Key New York City Business Locations
August 28, 2012
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Time Warner Plans NYC Fiber Network Expansion
August 28, 2012
Read the TWC Plans NYC Fiber Network Expansion article

New Technology Toolkit to Help Small Local Businesses Launch and Grow Online
August 23, 2012
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Park Slope Community Center Gets New Computer Lab
August 14, 2012
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New York City Shows New Law Enforcement Technology
August 8, 2012
Read the NYC Shoes New Law Enforcement Technology article

NYPD, Microsoft Launch Crime-Tracking System
August 8, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Kelly and Microsoft Unveil New Law Enforcement Technology
August 8, 2012
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Mobile Computer Labs Deliver High-Speed Internet to Public Housing
August 8, 2012
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City CIOs See Inspiration for Civic Hackers in New Federal Portal for City Data
August 3, 2012
Read the New Federal Portal for City Data article

Revamped NYC Census FactFinder Provides the Most Up-to-Date Population Profiles for Specific Locations in New York City
August 2, 2012
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Visit the NYC Census FactFinder

New York City Phone Booths Reborn as Wi-Fi Hotspots
July 25, 2012
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New York City Pay Phone Kiosks Become Wi-Fi Hot Spots
July 12, 2012
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City Begins Wi-Fi Pilot Program in 10 Phone Booths
July 11, 2012
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NYC Starts Offering Free, Unlimited WiFi Via Payphone Kiosks
July 11, 2012
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NYC Is Turning Payphones into Wi-Fi Hotspots
July 11, 2012
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City's First Sustainability Hackathon Brings Local Tech Community Together to Help Create a Greener, Greater NYC
July 3, 2012
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New York City's Bronx Family Justice Center Hosts Ceremony for First Class of NYC STEPS Program Graduates

June 27, 2012
Read the NYC's Bronx Family Justice Center Hosts Ceremony for first class of NYC STEPS Program Graduates press release
View the NYC STEPS Program Ceremony pictures

Five Ways New York City is Changing its Broadband Policy
June 22, 2012
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Domestic Abuse Victims Graduate from City Job-Training Program
June 21, 2012
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City Announces Plan to Increase Broadband Access
June 21, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg's Big Plan to Improve Broadband
June 21, 2012
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NYC Housing Authority Puts Broadband on Wheels
June 21, 2012
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New York City Pushes for Maximum Connectivity
June 21, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce New Initiatives to Expand New York City's Broadband Connectivity
June 21, 2012
Read the New Initiatives to Expand NYC's Broadband Connectivity press release

Gang of 7 Big City CIOs Forges Ahead Despite Turnover
June 14, 2012
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Digital Literacy Programs for the Facebook Generation
June 6, 2012
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Cities Aim to Slash 311 Costs Without Affecting Services
May 31, 2012
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Special Report: Can Governments Keep Up Their Open Data Initiatives?
May 30, 2012
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The New Tech Economy: Supporting Every Sector
May 17, 2012
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May is Internet Month in New York City
May 9, 2012
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Paving a Path for Girls on NYC's Digital Frontier
April 25, 2012
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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg appoints Rahul N. Merchant as New York City's first Citywide Chief Information and Innovation Officer
April 24, 2012
Read the Rahul N. Merchant appointed as NYC's first Citywide Chief Information and Innovation Officer press release

Wiki Taps Public Ideas for New Open-Data Law
April 19, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winners of NYC BigApps 3.0, Third Annual Competition to Create Apps Using Official City Data
April 17, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Commissioner Carole Post to Join New York Law School
April 12, 2012
Read the Commissioner Carole Post to Join NY Law School press release

City to Install 'Smart Screens' in Some Public Phone Booths
April 8, 2012
Read the City to Install 'Smart Screens' in some public Phone Booths article

City 'i's New Phone Booths
April 8, 2012
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Now that Open Data is Law in New York, Meet Carole Post, the Enforcer
March 21, 2012
Read the Meet Carole Post, the Open Data Enforcer article

City Seeks to Become a New Internet Address
March 20, 2012
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Governments Take Different Paths to Cloud Security
March 13, 2012
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Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law, plans web portal for 2018
March 12, 2012
Read the Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law article

Will NYC's Open Data Catch Fire?
March 12, 2012
Read the Will NYC's Open Data Catch Fire? article

NYC Passes Data Transparency Law
March 8, 2012
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NYC mayor signs law to release City data by 2018
March 7, 2012
Read the law to release City data by 2018 article

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Creating a Citywide Comprehensive Open Data Policy
March 7, 2012
Read the Citywide Comprehensive Open Data Policy press release
Read Commissioner Post's remarks regarding a Citywide Comprehensive Open Data Policy

Cloud Technology Wins in NYC Super Bowl Parade
March 6, 2012
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Official Opening of Public Voting for NYC BigApps 3.0
February 9, 2012
Read the Official Opening of Public Voting for NYC BigApps 3.0 article

New York City Readies for a Website Overhaul
February 3, 2012
Read the NYC Readies for a Website Overhaul article

New York City's IT Outlook
January 24, 2012
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New York City CIO Q&A
January 23, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Launch Online 'NYC Street Closures' Map
January 10, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Completion of Major Milestones in 911 System Overhaul Sought by the City for Decades
January 5, 2012
Read the Completion of Major Milestones in 911 System Overhaul press release