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NY mayor launches bid to help tech startups

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched an initiative to attract high-tech startups, the latest step in his campaign to turn New York into an East Coast version of Silicon Valley.

Feb 19, 2013
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Yahoo! buys iPhone app maker Alike

Yahoo! on Tuesday said it acquired the startup behind an iPhone application that lets people know if nearby venues are like places that suit their tastes.

Feb 12, 2013
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Toxic threat from perchlorate plume slowly recedes

Ten years ago, community leaders were shocked by the discovery that a company that manufactured road flares here had disposed of toxic chemicals improperly, creating a 10-mile-long underground plume of perchlorate, a chemical ...

Jan 31, 2013
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Imagining a future when machines have all the jobs

Martin Ford saw it everywhere, even in his own business. Smarter machines and better software were helping companies do more work with fewer people. His Silicon Valley software firm used to put its programs ...

Jan 24, 2013
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