Watch Tesla’s Cybertruck cruising the streets of New York City

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Watch Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck pickup cruise the streets of NY City on Saturday night -- just hours before Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live. Cars News Cybertruck New York City ny city Tesla

Redditors found a naked dude in the 'world's largest photo of New York City'

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New York City Council Passes Historic Protections for App Delivery Workers

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Delivery workers, accustomed to schlepping burrito bowls past armed robbers for table scraps, were granted some basic rights on Thursday by New York’s city council.

New York City Invests in AR/VR Incubator to Bolster City’s Jobs, Tech Talent

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New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, recently announced the selection of NYU Tandon School of Engineering to “develop and operate” the “first government-funded” VR/AR hub for education, training, research, investment and business creation at a 15,000 square foot space in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The announcement says the incubator will provide the following: Support New Ventures.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Was a Damp, Fungal Love Letter to New York City

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One of the interesting things about living in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic has been discovering ways to experience the area vicariously through different forms of media (because it’s dangerous to be out and about beyond necessary errands).

New York City Mayor Wants To Be The “Global Hub” For VR/AR With Newly Funded Lab

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Coinciding with the growth of the augmented and virtual reality industries, there are tons of new job opportunities. New companies spawned by the tech will be welcoming new employees and established companies will be welcoming new faces as they tackle the new opportunities VR and AR afford their businesses. In New York, the current Mayor has laid out a plan to create 10,000 jobs for middle-class citizens.

Bird to Offer Accessible Vehicles for People With Disabilities in New York City Pilot

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Bird, the scooter and bike sharing company, is launching a pilot focused on offering accessible mobility vehicles for people with disabilities to rent in New York City this summer.

You Can Now Ditch Uber for a Driver-Owned Rideshare App in New York City

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The thank-you banners are down, but New York City residents have a real opportunity to show their appreciation for a population of low-paid, primarily immigrant frontline workers.

A New York City-Sized Oil Spill Is Contaminating the Mediterranean Sea

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A Syrian power plant began leaking oil last week , and now the spill is heading for Cyprus. The effects on marine ecosystems and communities could be devastating as it spreads across the Mediterranean. Read more.

Futuristic flying ambulances might be coming to the skies of New York City

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Not for long if a new deal struck by the Israeli company Urban Aeronautics lives up its promise. Science fiction? News VTOLs

California’s Dixie Fire Has Now Burned an Area the Size of New York City

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The Dixie Fire is raging out of control in Northern California’s Plumas and Butte counties. After merging with a smaller blaze known as the Fly Fire over the weekend, its flames continued to spread, devastating nearly 200,000 acres as of Monday morning.

A Volunteer-Run Website Helps You Find a Vaccine Appointment in New York City's Online Maze

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It’s no secret that New York City, like many other places in the U.S., One of the problems is its messy online sign-up website , which some city officials have denounced as “complex, burdensome, and buggy.”

Take a look inside Google’s first-ever retail store

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Google first-ever permanent brick-and-mortar store opens in Manhattan, New York City, on Thursday, June 17. Android News Google google store Manhattan New York New York City

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Why the New York Subway Keeps Flooding—and What to Do About It

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The New York metro area turned into a lake on Wednesday night following a 1-in-200-year-plus rainstorm from Hurricane Ida’s remnants. The streets were flooded, but underground was even worse. Read more.

Highlights From New York City’s Upcoming VR In The Sky Event

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Different markets are catering to these new experiences to varying degrees and New York continues to make significant efforts. One example of the increased exposure in New York City is VR In The Sky, a two-day event focused on the ads, brands, and media communities in the city. The Foundry will be debuting new updates for their 3D compositor Nuke and you must RSVP to attend.

NYC Garbage Canal Reclaims Its Essence

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3 reasons why a Google Store in New York could succeed where Microsoft failed

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Microsoft ultimately shuttered its physical stores, but the Google Store in New York City could succeed where Microsoft failed. Android Computing Health & Fitness Home Theater Mobile Opinion Smart Home Wearables google store Google Store New York City Google Store NYC

I Rode Specialized’s Fancy New E-Bike, and Now I See the Light

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New York's Rockefeller Center Wants to Build a Rooftop Ride That Lets You Recreate the Historic Ironworkers Photo

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One of New York City’s many tourist magnets is Rockefeller Plaza, which includes a Top of the Rock observation deck for viewing all of Manhattan. Now a real estate investment company wants to upgrade the deck with a new ride that simulates the historic 1932 Lunch Atop a Skyscraper photo—minus the risk of falling.

New York City Doubles Down on Tech-Focused Jobs, Plans Launch of Virtual and Augmented Reality Hub.

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New York City Doubles Down on Tech-Focused Jobs, Plans Launch of Virtual and Augmented Reality Hub via @govtechnews [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) June 28, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

NYCC and SDCC Set Their Sights on Returning to In-Person Cons

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New York Comic Con takes place October 7-10 and it just announced its full panel, guest, and exhibitor list along with details on… Read more.

New York Faces Blackouts as Extreme Heat Strains the Grid

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On Wednesday afternoon, New Yorkers’ phones started shrieking as an emergency alert warned them to conserve power or face the prospect of widespread blackouts.

NYC Advises Orgy Goers to Get Vaccinated ASAP

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The New York City Department of Health wants the next few months to be a #hotvaxsummer just as much as everyone else.

NYC's Covid-19 Vaccine Website Is a Mess as Eligibility Opens to Seniors

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As New York City expands the pool of citizens who are eligible to receive the covid-19 vaccine to seniors and frontline workers, Comptroller Scott Stringer is warning that the online signup system for appointments is unnecessarily complicated and could lead to delays in the vaccination process.

Fake Bomb In Stolen Tesla Was Planted By Radical Right A **e, NYPD Says

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New York City police discovered suspicious-looking devices — very much intended to look explosive — on a stolen Tesla outside a Queens shopping mall early Monday morning. new york city nypd tesla bomb

NYPD's 'Shrek Bus' Is Fake, Not a Bus, and Should Be Avoided at All Costs

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Take a look at this bad boy, expanding police presence throughout the city. Here’s a surprise gift from your dear friends at the NYPD: a “GAME TRUCK,” containing video game consoles, as spotted by WNYC/Gothamist reporter Gwynne Hogan.

New York's MTA Map Rides Into the Future With Real-Time-ish Updates

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In what is the most significant update to New York City’s subway map since the 1970s , the MTA has launched a new digital diagram for straphangers that’s easier to navigate, provides seamless updates, and even shows you a cool little animation of your train kinda, sorta moving down the tracks.

Lime Expands Fleet With New E-Bike That Uses the Same Battery Pack as Its Scooters

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The middle of a pandemic might not seem like a great time to expand a fleet of shared transportation gadgets, but Lime is pushing ahead anyway with a new e-bike that runs on the same battery packs used in its scooters.

Peloton's Forking Over $100 Million to Ship Delayed Products by Air

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Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, doesn't know what a bodega is

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Case in point: The 2021 New York City mayoral race. For one, he moved to the city 24 years ago but has never voted for mayor , according to Board of Elections records obtained by City and State. Politics New York City Mayor Andrew Yang Culture

John Mulaney's pandemic-era NYC musical on 'SNL' is hilariously nasty

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John Mulaney's fourth time hosting Saturday Night Live brought yet another exceptional sketch filled with Broadway musical parodies coated in the grimy nastiness of New York City's underbelly. New York City Musical Saturday Night Live John Mulaney Entertainment

Famed NYC clock is now counting down to Earth's climate change 'deadline'

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Anyone who has walked through New York City's Union Square and managed to look up has seen it: A large, multi-numeral digital clock embedded on the side of a sky scraper. More about New York City , Climate Change , Science , Climate Environment , and Activism.

VR World Brings an Open Buffet of 50+ VR Experiences to the Heart of NYC

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VR World NYC is a new VR arcade that opened on June 24th in New York City right next to the Empire State Building. It’s a great opportunity for tourists and New York residents to get their first room-scale and 360 VR experiences, but it also has a bar, plenty of places to hang out, as well as a number of different multi-player social VR experiences. News Voices of VR Podcast VR Arcade VR Podcasts imax vr New York City nyc vr arcade vr world

Revel Suspended More Than 1,000 NYC Riders in the Last Month for Being Reckless Idiots

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If you live in a city with a shared motor scooter program, you’ve likely spotted at least one reckless driver zipping down the street without any regard for basic traffic rules or safety. revel moped transportation new york city

Miles Morales Is About to Make You Want to Protect Harlem

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man is set to bring all sorts of new characters and next-gen gaming elements to Insomniac’s Spider-Man franchise in a way that makes Miles’ early days as a hero feel distinct from Peter Parker’s path in the previous game. spider man miles morales miles morales harlem spider man new york city marvel marvel comics video games new york manhattan

The history of self-driving cars

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From New York City's so-called phantom cars to Waymo's prototypes, the self-driving car has come a long way. Cars Computing Emerging Tech Artificial intelligence autonomous cars Tesla Tier 4 Uber

From Paris to NYC, Mobileye will bring self-driving cars to metropolises

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Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, Detroit and New York City will all see fleets of Mobileye-powered vehicles rolled out in early 2021. Cars autonomous cars ces 2021 Intel mobileye self-driving cars