JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment To Support Women Of Color (Update)

JPMorgan Chase today announced a $1 million investment to help Black and Hispanic women-led startups thrive from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayors From Across The Country Join Mayor de Blasio In Supporting Net-Neutrality Protections

Today, Mayor de Blasio, joined by 11 mayors and city leaders from across the country, signed on to the Cities Open Internet Pledge in coordinated resistance to the federal government’s repeal of net-neutrality protections. Continue Reading →

Crypto Harlem Is Teaching Digital Security to the Over-Surveilled Black Community

Motherboard Vice reports that every month for the past five years, Harlem residents have gathered to discuss digital privacy and how to best protect themselves from intrusive surveillance. Continue Reading →

NYC Children’s Cabinet Launches Generation NYC, A Brand New Digi Platform For Youth

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery today launched Generation NYC, a first-of-its-kind digital platform for New Yorkers ages 13-24. Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity Companies Bringing Jobs To NYC, Following de Blasio’s Cyber NYC Initiative

From the stage of Cybertech TLV, one of the world’s largest convenings of the cybersecurity industry, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett made the case for New York City as a second home for international firms and announced a swell of new expansions from major industry players. Continue Reading →

Google Is Calling All Marketers: Insights That Will Shape Your Mobile Strategy

Think With Google reports that Mobile has rewritten the rules and redefined what it means to be an effective marketer. Marketers now have the ability to give people exactly what they want in a hurry. Continue Reading →

Sign Up For Open Data Week 2018

Last year the Mayer de Blasio administration presented Open Data Week for the first time in collaboration with BetaNYC and the broader civic tech community.  Continue Reading →

Google Kicks Off Black History Month With 3D Interactive NMAAHC Experience

In commemoration of Black History Month, tech giant and diversity catalyst, Google, partners with the NMAAHC for the unveiling of an interactive experience for attendees. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Travels To The Netherlands To Strengthen “Haarlem2Harlem” Cultural Ties

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer is visiting the Netherlands to deliver a keynote address at The Things Network’s Global Developer Conference in Amsterdam and strengthen tech, economic development, and cultural ties between Harlem, NY and the Dutch city of Haarlem. Continue Reading →

Tech Training Center Kicks Off Public Approval Process From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), RAL Development Services LLC (RAL), and Civic Hall today announced that the Tech Training Center in Union Square has officially certified into the City’s Uniform Land-Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process. Continue Reading →

Mayors Office Issues RFI To Promote Open And Transparent Internet From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer today released a “Truth in Broadband” Request for Information (RFI) to establish transparency and accountability in how carriers provide internet service to consumers. Continue Reading →

Google To Launch IT Support Certificate Program To Prepare Thousands For Tech Jobs

Google has developed a first-of-its-kind IT Support Professional Certificate on Coursera  that will help more Americans get the training they need to enter the tech field. Continue Reading →

Mac Guide, What To Do If It’s Sluggish

MACs have a smart algorithm and disk defragmentation technology which kicks in at system startup. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Statement On FCC Decision To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

Today, Harlem Congressman Adriano Espailla released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality protections. Continue Reading →

Okay Harlem, NYCEDC Launches Effort To Create Hub For NYC’s Cybersecurity Industry

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today launched its effort to position New York City as a global leader in cybersecurity jobs and innovation. Continue Reading →

2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit In Harlem

Join our friends at HITLAB for their fourth annual HITLAB Innovators Summit in Harlem, New York, which will gather leaders in life sciences, public health, medicine, technology, and design to discuss digital health and diffusion solutions. Continue Reading →

Google Fights For Men Of Color To Be In Tech And Not Prison From Harlem To Hollywood

In fact, Google gave a $1 million grant to the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland. For those of you who don’t know, the Hidden Genius Project is an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black male youths in technology. Continue Reading →

Hack The Code To Tech Diversity During Harlem Tech Week 2017

Join Harlem International Film Festival XIII At The Harlem Tech Week 2017 on November 1-3, 2017, as they Hack The Code to Tech Diversity.   Continue Reading →

de Blasio Launches NYCx To Stimulate Organic Economic Growth From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño, Jr. today announced that the City is launching a program that invites local and global entrepreneurs, startups, industry and community to use tech for change. Continue Reading →

Join Silicon Harlem Conference 2017

What would it take for Upper Manhattan to serve as a model of “smart city” corridors of the future while providing a pipeline of fresh talent for 21st-century jobs? Continue Reading →