New York unveils landmark antitrust bill that makes 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,” […]

How Ghislaine Maxwell used Prince Andrew’s ‘stamp of approval’ to manipulate New York’s rich and powerful

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex life secrets WILL be made public as judge rules redacted court docs should be unsealed

New York Comedy Festival Canceled For 2020 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Since 2004 the NYCF has taken place each November at such venues as New York’s Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden and Town Hall, among others. Taking the stages have been such comedians as Judd Apatow, Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Margaret Cho, Billy Crystal, Larry David, Ricky Gervais, Kathy Griffin, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Norm […]

The Latest: New York state finds minors working in factory

New York investigators say they have found labor violations involving 12 minors working at a factory run by an upstate religious community and are expanding their probe to other sites affiliated with the group.

De Blasio’s New York: Jennifer Lawrence Takes $5.7M Loss on NYC Penthouse

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly sold her Upper East Side penthouse at a $5.7 million loss, receiving $9.9 million after shelling out $15.6 million for the three-bedroom unit in 2016. Her losses are likely even steeper when factoring in closing costs and other expenses.

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

The Times has continued investing in audio storytelling, announcing last month it will acquire Serial Productions and partner with “This American Life.” On Wednesday’s earnings call, Levien praised the success of The Daily podcast saying that its audience is now “vastly larger” than the daily or Sunday paper with “somewhere above 3.5 million” listeners each […]

The 2020 New York Comedy Festival Is Canceled

The coronavirus has claimed another comedy festival. Today it was announced that the New York Comedy Festival, which was originally slated to take place from November 9-15, will now be “postponed,” according to the press release, until next November due to safety concerns during the pandemic. The NYCF is essentially canceling this year’s event and […]

New York City health commissioner resigns

“Dr. Chokshi has spent his career fighting for those too often left behind,” de Blasio said in a press release announcing the appointment. “Never has that been more true than during the COVID-19 pandemic, where he has helped lead our City’s public health system under unprecedented challenges. I know he’s ready to lead the charge forward […]

How the Brexit vote added hundreds to the cost of a trip to New York: Weak pound hits holidays as families stay at home rather than fork out to go abroad

The most popular designer brands for visitors at Westfield are Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Burberry. In July, London-based Burberry said it was in line for a £90 million profit boost from the falling pound, despite a drop in like-for-like sales. But further falls in sterling since then could see the group revise this even higher.

Facebook leases 7.3 lakh sq ft space at Farley Building in New York

NEW YORK: Facebook has leased all the office space at the landmark Farley Building, a 1912 Beaux Arts former post office in Manhattan, in a deal that marks a major expansion of the company’s business operations in the city. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by Facebook Inc and the property’s majority owner, Vornado […]