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Cornell Tech, Google Launch $150K NYC Startup Competition

The Jacobs Urban Tech Hub at Cornell Tech, in partnership with Google for Startups and industry nonprofit Tech:NYC, announced the launch of the “NYC Recovery Challenge.” The challenge will bring together startup entrepreneurs from across the five boroughs to pitch tech solutions for New York’s recovery to a panel of business, economic, and policy experts […]

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SiriusXM Launches New Satellite

SiriusXM, the leading satellite audio entertainment company in the United States, has successfully launched a new state-of-the-art satellite in space last Sunday. SXM-7, a high-powered digital audio radio satellite built by Maxar (Photo above), was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL on Sunday. Shortly afterward, SXM-7 deployed its solar arrays […]

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Thruway to Go Cashless This Year

The New York State Thruway Authority has finished installation of the first two of 70 cashless tolling gantries, marking a milestone ahead of the Thruway’s conversion to cashless tolling on the Thruway system-wide by the end of 2020. The gantries feature cameras and sensors to detect E-Z Pass users and take photos of license plates […]


WebMD Launches Redesigned Symptom Checker

NEW YORK — If you’ve ever been worried about an illness and searched online, you’ve probably been to WebMD. The site announced it has launched a new version of its iconic WebMD Symptom Checker. First introduced in 2005, the Symptom Checker tool has been completely redesigned with an emphasis on providing a better user experience […]