Free Apple iPad Usage For Airport Patrons at LaGuardia and Beyond

Jul 18, 12 Free Apple iPad Usage For Airport Patrons at LaGuardia and Beyond

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After a one and a half year trial run, project planners have declared that the free use of Apple iPads for travelers at airports is a good idea. OTG Management, a company that manages restaurants and newsstands at a large number of key airports introduced free iPad use at LaGuardia Airport last winter, and now that they see that...

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Wi-Fi Hot Spots Coming to Pay Phone Kiosks in New York City

Jul 15, 12 Wi-Fi Hot Spots Coming to Pay Phone Kiosks in New York City

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Just when you thought living in New York could not get any more fun, the powers that be have decided to embark on a program to get more of the city wired- by placing Wi-Fi hot spots around town. And where better to put a hot-spot than in what used to be New Yorkers' main mode of communication when out on the town; a public...

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Space Shuttle Thrills Brooklyn as It Travels to New Home

In what is proving to be an exciting last ride, the Space Shuttle Enterprise was flown to JFK Airport piggy-back-style on a Boeing 747 from Washington’s Dulles Airport on April 23, where it already thrilled spectators as it made a fly-by past the Statue of Liberty, and a perfect landing at JFK. The shuttle was kept at JFK until it...

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Judge Rules DA Can Subpeona Defendent’s Tweets

Apr 25, 12 Judge Rules DA Can Subpeona Defendent’s Tweets

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Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Mathew A. Sciarrino Jr. ruled that the Manhattan District Attorney’s office may subpoena the “tweets” of an Occupy Wall Street protestor who was arrested for disorderly conduct on the Brooklyn Bridge last October. Despite the protests of the defendent, Malcolm Harris, the judge decided that it...

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New York Libraries Updating for the 21st Century

Apr 11, 12 New York Libraries Updating for the 21st Century

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The New York, Brooklyn and Queens public libraries are changing the focal point of the institution away from books and towards meeting what many see as more the more relevant needs of the communities which they serve. President of the Brooklyn Public Library, Linda Johnson explained: “Any new library would not be a repository...

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By Brooklyn Shop Getting Business Boost from Hi-Tech

Mar 21, 12 By Brooklyn Shop Getting Business Boost from Hi-Tech

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As technology marches on, it seems to be taking us in directions further away from the simpler things in life. However, in the case of at least one kind of new technology, small businesses, like mom and pop shops, could benefit immensely. Location savvy mobile devices, cheap apps and cloud computing have already begun sending...

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