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Articles about "New Technology"

  • Everyone’s an Architect By Ilana Yoneshige | March 16, 2015

    The future of architecture will be molded by input via social media.

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  • Newark Airport’s Transformation: Foodie Theme Park By Samantha Martinez | March 06, 2015

    The PANYNJ Authority called in world famous architect, David Rockwell, for the redesign of EWR’s Terminal C. Look what this innovative designer has in store!

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  • Data and The Real Estate Market: What's New? By Kamini Ramdeen | June 09, 2014

    Using data accumulation to show gaps in economics, personal markets, and interpersonal markets for making newer technologies is not a new trend. Using a smartphone everyday, or even simply using the internet from any device, can accumulate data and give you a more unique user experience tailored to you. This idea of "tailored to you" will be entering the real estate market in a new way and allowing for data to once again fill in a gap.  

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  • Tech for the Real World: Uber Rush By Kamini Ramdeen | April 15, 2014

    Need something delivered across Manhattan, but you don’t have time to do it? Well, Uber has a new service that will aid you in your delivery and recipient needs. Uber Rush is the new facet for Uber which primarily specializes in taxi-cab-on-demand services. Through the Uber app customers will now be able to use a courier service. Couriers sporting a Uber messenger bag will appear when summoned through the app, and deliver packages by foot or on bike to recipients.

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  • Renderings Re-Imagined with Floored By Bryan Gamble | December 03, 2013

    Have you ever wanted to see your apartment in full 3D and whimsically alter its interior with a click of your mouse? How about explore a multi-million-dollar condominium without leaving your computer or seeing a place that doesn’t even exist yet? One New York-based tech company, Floored, is doing just that by fully rendering properties in 3D.

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  • NYC Tech Industry Questions De Blasio By Peter Black | November 22, 2013

    Mayor elect Bill de Blasio—who has already successfully terrified real estate developers—is now sending waves of nervous shivers through New York’s tech sector. 

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  • Steiner Studios Media Campus Will Bring Hollywood to Brooklyn By Olivia Smedley | November 18, 2013

    If you thought Williamsburg was the end all be all of Brooklyn, you are sorely mistaken. Is the Barclays Center the most interesting example of progress in the borough? Think again. The Brooklyn Naval Yards and other developing areas are what’s hot these days. New York State has just thrown even more money at the Steiner Studios Media Campus project in the naval yards, bringing the total state help to $11.3 million dollars.

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  • Track Your Bus With MTA’s Bus Time By Bryan Gamble | October 21, 2013

    It’s a well known amongst New York City commuters that the decision to take an MTA bus often amounts to tempting fate when arriving somewhere on time is pertinent. On a good day, a bus will be several minutes off schedule or you’ll be thankful to sprint your bus, whereas on other days a single snowflake or raindrop will seemingly halt the entire fleet and leave you waiting indefinitely. Until now, the act of ‘tracking’ your bus has meant peaking over the curb and straining your eyes across traffic for a fleeting glimpse of (hopefully) your bus.

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  • Frustrated With NYC Public Transit? There's an App For That By Olivia Smedley | September 03, 2013

    Smart phones can do practically anything. They can play music, take pictures, surf the web, and even become your own personal space heater. People download apps to make their lives easier, so why not make your morning commute a bit better with your phone?

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  • How One Brooklyn Start-Up is Revolutionizing the Street Sign By Nikki Hess | June 27, 2013

    Hungry for new technology? Chew on this: Breakfast, a multifaceted, Brooklyn-based company, has designed and built a revolutionary new street sign known as Points that quite literally points you in the direction of whatever it is you're craving. The start-up, which aims to create a link between the online world and the real world, specializes in combining custom robotics with superior design, enhanced digital experiences, and "[good] ol' fashioned fun" to create the products of the future. To learn more about Points and what goes on behind the scenes at Breakfast, we spoke with one of the company's co-founders, Michael Lipton, about their latest innovation.

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