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Blog Post Archive

Fitbit tells Schumer it doesn't sell personal data

The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. San Francisco-based... To view the full story, click the title link.

Violations could delay pre-K at 12 city centers

A dozen facilities providing services in the city's new universal prekindergarten program won't open on time if they don't fix serious health and safety violations. City officials say Friday they'll... To view the full story, click the title link.

Mayor settles two more labor contracts

Probation officers, procurement analysts, associate fingerprint technicians, and forensic mortuary technicians are among the city workers whose unions reached tentative contracts with the de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link.

IBM sets aside rivalry with China's Inspur in deal

International Business Machines Corp. has formed a partnership with Inspur Group Ltd. after the Chinese company tried to lure away customers with its "IBM to Inspur" marketing campaign. IBM's... To view the full story, click the title link.

Goldman Sachs bets on Midwest lofts

An arm of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has partnered with Chicago's South Street Capital in a recapitalization of two Windy City loft-office buildings, in a transaction seen as a prelude to more deals... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stocks edge lower on Ukraine, Yellen speech

Stocks edged lower Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the... To view the full story, click the title link.

NY mulls how to use $300M bank settlement

Candidates and state officials in New York are proposing ways to use $300 million the state will receive as part of the national Bank of America settlement. Several candidates for the state Senate... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ann Inc. meets street 2Q forecasts

Ann Inc. on Friday reported earnings of $32.7 million in its fiscal second quarter. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 70 cents. The results met Wall Street... To view the full story, click the title link.

PATH train less efficient than subways

It looks and acts like a subway, albeit one with cleaner stations. Yet the Port Authority's PATH train is almost three times as expensive per hour to operate than New York's City's rail system. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Skadden Arps to go far West

A major law firm is the latest company to make a move to the far West Side of Manhattan. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom plans to relocate its headquarters to Manhattan West, a new tower being... To view the full story, click the title link.

Aereo loses appeals court bid to become cable operator

Aereo Inc., the streaming video company that was found by the U.S. Supreme Court to be violating broadcasters' copyrights, lost a new bid to be recognized as a cable-TV service. Aereo will have to... To view the full story, click the title link.

BofA settlement recalls a lost world

"There was once a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Kips Bay grocer tries to cork the competition

Neighborhood grocer Todaro Brothers, established in 1917, has thrived by providing a large selection of imported cheeses, olives and other specialty foods to the Kips Bay neighborhood. The market... To view the full story, click the title link.

Despite win, Willets Point developers are cautious

Despite having scored a key victory in court on Wednesday, the team behind the $3 billion Willets Point development in Queens is moving forward cautiously until the legal appeals process plays... To view the full story, click the title link.

Vanity Fair publisher takes over Condé Nast Media

Condé Nast has promoted Vanity Fair VP-Publisher Edward Menicheschi to CMO-president of the Condé Nast Media Group, which sells ad programs spanning the company's brands,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Wine bar in Aisle 7: Grocer tries to cork the competition

Neighborhood grocer Todaro Brothers, established in 1917, has thrived by providing a large selection of imported cheeses, olives and other specialty foods to the Kips Bay neighborhood. The market... To view the full story, click the title link.

Despite win, Willets Point developers proceed with caution

Despite having scored a key victory in court on Wednesday, the team behind the $3 billion Willets Point development in Queens is moving forward cautiously until the legal appeals process plays... To view the full story, click the title link.

Nolita landlord cashes in on rising rents

A humble single-story garage on Elizabeth Street in the heart of increasingly trendy Nolita stands on the verge of a major makeover. The owner of 242 Elizabeth St., which in recent years has been the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Council ignores warnings against bus driver raises

First it's private-sector school bus drivers, next it could be private-sector social workers. The Citizens Budget Commission on Thursday warned the City Council that it should squash a request by... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ground Zero site sold

The sale of the property that was supposed to be converted into an Islamic cultural center has been finalized after four years of negotiations. Consolidated Edison has sold 49-51 Park Place, located... To view the full story, click the title link.

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