Lower Manhattan's new one acre, $50 million Liberty Park is now open to the public, offering Highline-inspired raised views of the World Trade Center grounds, including the 9/11 memorial fountains. Made up of densely-planted plots, long angled benches, and a 336-foot-long "vertical garden," it's an elevated oasis from the area's crowds and construction. [ more › ]
The World Trade Center's newest, $2.5 billion skyscraper reached its full 80 stories Thursday—one of three high-rises now up at the site, with one more to go. Almost 15 years after the twin... To view the full story, click the title link.
Lower Manhattan is about to get a brand-new park, as the World Trade Center's Liberty Park is reportedly set to open next week. The Port Authority told DNAinfo one $50 million, one-acre elevated greenspace will go live next week after the first tree was planted just about a year ago. (Daily Intelligencer reached out ... More »
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Diego Maradona and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton reignited on Wednesday their long-running feud, on the 30th anniversary of the Argentine’s infamous “Hand of God” World Cup goal. Maradona, one of the finest...Show More Summary
We’re here 102 floors above Manhattan at One World Trade (for some reason) to commemorate the US launch of Huawei’s MateBook tablet. The two-in-one, which was shown off at Mobile World Congress back in February, is now up for pre-order here in the States, with shipping starting July 11th. Show More Summary
With the Fed failing to stimulate "animal spirits" and reflate risk assets over the past 18 months, the one remaining trade in a world of central bank "Policy failure" was buying bonds, both government and now that the ECB is in the game, corporate too. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton, effectively the presidential nominee for America’s incumbent political party, helped start talks as head of state to fashion the Trans Pacific Partnership into one of the world’s most aggressive trade blocs. But as Clinton campaigns for president ahead of the November election, she is sowing new doubt for [...]
The global arms trade marked the biggest year-on-year sales increase in 2015, according to a private intelligence firm. IHS Jane’s Global Defence Trade Report showed that Saudi Arabia continued to be the world’s number one arms buyer,...Show More Summary
Women foresters took part in a forestry skills competition at one of the world's largest industry trade fairs in Roding, Germany.
This article first appeared on the Job Talk blog. Read the original version here. My first experience with the planet's largest book trade show, Book Expo America (BEA), held in Chicago in May, left me dazed and dazzled. Attended byShow More Summary
It may not make for a great Martin Scorsese film, but online ad fraud is growing into one of the biggest organized crime businesses in the world. That's according to a new report from the World Federation of Advertisers, which estimates...Show More Summary
For those in and around New York City, Judith Dupré is giving a talk on her new book One World Trade Center on Wednesday evening at, appropriately enough, the Skyscraper Museum in Battery Park City. Details for this free event (RSVPShow More Summary
For most sane and rational people, being invited to climb the spire at the top of One World Trade Center to photograph the view would probably result in a flat out “no”. For others, it’s definitely a “yes“, “sure“, or “absolutely!“, even when not entirely legal. But when professional mountaineer and photographer Jimmy Chin is asked to [...]Show More Summary
Public outrage has been brewing about the fact that ExxonMobil -- one of the the world's biggest oil companies -- knew about climate change as early as 1977 and yet promoted climate denialism and actively deceived the public by turning...Show More Summary
In a 360° video for The New York Times Magazine, photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin climbed the spire of One World Trade Center to photograph a breathtaking view 1,776 feet above New York City. Chin’s photographs appeared in The New York Times Magazine’s recent “New York Issue.”
Computex 2016 in Taipei is wrapping up over the weekend. It’s one of the biggest technology trade shows in world and vendors have spent the past week flogging their latest wares, eager to impress the crowds with new gizmos and computer offerings. Here are some of the highlights from the show. More »
RELATIONS between India and the United States, respectively the world's most populous democracy and the most powerful one, have burgeoned in recent years. Flourishing trade links, common strategic concerns and a thriving Indian diaspora have underpinned the friendship.
This week, one of the biggest tech trade shows of the year is taking place in Taipei, Taiwan, called Computex, and some of the big names of the chip and computer world gathered there to talk up their new wares. Chip intellectual property...Show More Summary
A New York University imam has emerged as a national spokesman for a community. On the morning of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks in 2001, Khalid Latif was an 18-year-old undergraduate at New York University. During one of...Show More Summary
It’s Computex week, which means one thing: it’s time to talk tech. Computex is the largest technology trade show and vendor conference in the world, running for five days across various buildings, conference halls, VIP rooms and hotel...Show More Summary