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Kids Teach Adults About Cyberbullying at City Summit

From harassing text messages to hacking someone's Facebook account, cyberbullying comes in many forms, advocates said.

Manhattan »

WiFi Hotspots in New York: A Guide to the Ones That Actually Work

Many parks and plazas advertise free WiFi, but which ones actually work?

Manhattan »

Free WiFi Coming to Parks Across Manhattan

Battery Park and Thomas Jefferson Park already have WiFi. The High Line, Marcus Garvey Park and others soon will.

Manhattan »

Mayor Takes Aim at Online Cigarette Supplier and Its Customers

A major supplier of online cigarettes and 30 city residents were named in a lawsuit filed by the city to recoup lost tax revenue.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ray's Candy Store Gets Boost from Facebook and Foursquare

Business has increased at the longtime Avenue A shop thanks to a younger neighbor's online efforts.

Midtown & Theater District »

Rachel Sterne Attracts a Crowd at Social Media Week

The city's new Chief Digital Officer confirmed she is in discussion with Facebook about a potential partnership.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Teen Leads Campaign to Go Meat-Free in 'Veguary'

A group of friends from Heschel high school have launched a month-long campaign against meat-eating.

Manhattan »

Critics Blast Plan to Bring Dollar-a-Day Wireless to City Parks

Advocates argued that the service should be provided for free to non-cable subscribers.

Manhattan »

City Appoints First Chief Digital Officer

Rachel Sterne will be paid $115,000 a year to help the city enter the social media age.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Cutting Edge Technology Lets NYU Students Track Buses

Students can now track the university's six lines in real time during service hours.

Manhattan »

Online Retailers Look to Cash in on Cyber Monday

Online retailers are hoping to boost their bottom line by offering deals and discounts to customers on Cyber Monday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Museum Channels the Internet for its Latest Exhibit

A new exhibition at the New Museum features works inspired by the way the internet has transformed public art.

Manhattan »

Mayor's Office Launches Online Suggestion Box for New Yorkers to Submit Money-Saving Tips

The mayor's office opened an online suggestion box to encourage the public to provide money-saving tips for the city.

Manhattan »

Cable Giants to Provide Free Wi-Fi in Parks and Penalties for Late Repair People

In deal with the city, Time Warner and Cablevision agreed to provide free wireless Internet access in 32 parks.

Manhattan »

Economic Development Corporation Hopes to Spruce Up Its Image and Draw Business With New Site

The effort is the latest in a series by city agencies to make themselves more web-friendly.

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