Join The Broadband Matters! Silicon Harlem Conference 2016

silicon harlem conference 2016Over 250 Technology and Media professionals from both the private and public sector join together to envision the technological future of urban markets. Continue Reading →

It’s Back, HBA’s Disrupt Harlem Code Squad Returns

disrupt in harlemHarlem Business Alliance’s STEM & Entrepreneurship program connects Harlem’s young adults to the NYC tech industry. After 11 weeks, participants learn how to code and design a web app of their own creation.
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CVS Will Let You Pay For Prescriptions With Your Phone From Harlem To Hollywood

cvs in harlem4With Harlem having a number of CVS Pharmacy stores, CVS made a name for itself by the disabling of Android Pay and Apple Pay at its pharmacies from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Clayton Banks Talks Harlem Future On Salon

silicon harlemSalon’s Carrie Sheffield sat down with Silicon Harlem founder Clayton Banks on Monday for a Facebook Live discussion about the unique gentrification infecting Harlem, New York.
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NYC’s WiFi Kiosks Aren’t Accessible to the Blind, New Lawsuit Claims

LinkNYC-777x776A disability rights group filed a complaint Thursday against the city for creating WiFi kiosks across the city that are inaccessible to the blind. Theis gradually installing 7,500 kiosks across the five boroughs in place of old pay phones, but the nonprofit Disability Rights Advocates says blind people are unable to use them. Continue Reading →

Yeah, First Ever Drone Race Set Against The NYC Skyline

drone fund1Give Me Liberty… and give me the best drone pilots in the Northeast! Liberty Science Center and Yeah Drones are partnering to host The Liberty Cup, the first-ever family friendly drone race set against the New York City skyline, Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, 2016. Continue Reading →

Andrew Rasiej, NY Tech Alliance Chairman Offers Suggestions on Pokemon Go And Civic Tech

L-Bruce-Lincoln and Andrew-Rasiej-marina-villelaAndrew Rasiej, NY Tech Alliance Chairman, and Marie Ternes, an advisor to the NY Tech Alliance, published a very interesting Op-Ed piece in last Friday’s Daily News. In it they call for embedding civic features in Pokémon Go and point out that the results could be transformative. Continue Reading →

The Best Places To Catch Pokemon In Harlem

hand holding phone at pokemon goIt should come as no surprise that the Pokemon Go craze that has swept basically everywhere this week is especially strong in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Pokémon Go Gameplay On The Streets Of Harlem And How To (video)

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We were surfing on Youtube and found our first video of a Harlemite name Mr. President who did a live stream of the Pokemon Go game right in the heart of Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Applebee’s In Harlem May Use Pokémon Go To Drive Business

applebees in harlem finalStreet Fight reports that millions of mostly-young people are roaming around this week with their heads down and smartphones in hand, looking for pocket monsters and training their Pokémon at Pokémon Gyms and PokéStops retail stores like Applebee’s, and at community landmarks. Continue Reading →