New York unveils landmark antitrust bill that makes it easier to sue tech giants

New York is America’s financial center and one of its most important tech hubs. If successfully passed, the law could serve as a model for future legislation across the country. It also comes as a federal committee is conducting an anti-trust investigation into tech giants amid concerns that their unmatched market power is suppressing competition.

New York Times’ digital revenue exceeds print for first time ever

“The last full quarter of my stint as CEO of The Times was also one of the most significant,” Thompson said in a statement. “We posted our best ever results for new digital subscriptions, and for the first time in our history total digital revenue exceeded print revenue – a key milestone in the transformation […]

New York City health commissioner resigns

“I am proud that as a woman of color raised in public housing in this city, I always put public health, racial equity and the well-being of the city I love first,” Barbot wrote. “That ethos continues within the agency and I have every confidence that you will continue to serve every day with dignity, […]

Trial begins for ex-CIA worker charged with leaking secrets

“They are going to try to convince you Mr. Schulte is that person because that is all they have,” Shroff said. “The evidence simply does not show Mr. Schulte had anything to do with taking the information from the CIA and giving it to WikiLeaks.”

New York governor calls on local govts to be prepared for Tropical Storm Isaias

NEW YORK – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is urging local governments to be prepared for the possible coming of Tropical Storm Isaias from Monday night to Tuesday morning, according to media reports.

New York City erects quarantine checkpoints to curb coronavirus

“This is serious stuff and it’s time for everyone to realize that if we’re going to hold at this level of health and safety in this city, and get better, we have to deal with the fact that the quarantine must be applied consistently to anyone who’s traveled,” de Blasio said.

New York Proposes New Antitrust Legislation That Would Make it Easier to Sue Tech Giants

“Whether it’s the existing laws not being strong enough or the existing laws not being enforced, they clearly feel invulnerable. That is a microcosm of the entire problem. They have become too powerful economically which leads to them becoming too powerful politically and they feel like they can get away with things nobody else can”, […]

Spidey Caught on Camera as Real-Life Spider-Man Swings Through New York

It’s not unusual to see everyday citizens dressing up like famous superheroes. There are some who do it professionally by charging tourists money for photographs with them in costume. Many more do it for the love of the characters through cosplay, suiting up as their favorite Marvel or DC superheroes to attend fan conventions or […]

Ralph Lauren wants its ‘American Dream’ to be more diverse

The review marks a rare acknowledgment from an established brand that it needs to broaden its appeal to a more diverse set of shoppers. Last year, Banana Republic widened its range of product colours to match skin tones and sell more sizes. Estee Lauder told employees in June that it would use more Black models […]

100 New Yorkers on the New Rules of Outdoor Drinking

Others: Soho Crate & Barrel, the woods in Prospect Park, Whole Foods on North 4th Street, the track at Astoria Park, Central Park, NYU Langone.