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Climate Change Presents Risk to US Business

Climate Change Presents Risk to US Business

By Brian Powell June 24, 2014

In a nonpartisan study released by the Risky Business Project, leading economic and environmental figures have assessed the monetary threat that climate change proposes to business in the United States. The findings are not optimistic. The study, led by former …

Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign
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Michael Bloomberg, the New York City Major, accused Bill de Blasio (D), the front runner to succeed him as Mayor, as running a “racist” campaign. The original interview was published in the New York Magazine. During this interview, Bloomberg was …

Electric Zoo organizers provide refunds post-deaths Electric Zoo organizers provide refunds post-deaths

The normally Labor Day weekend-long Electric Zoo music festival turned away attendees Sunday after closing up over two ecstasy-related deaths. Four others are in the intensive care units of area hospitals due to suspected overdoses. City officials are still investigating …

Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion

Spotify and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have announced a major NYC expansion for the Swedish company – one that will mean that Spotify’s New York presence is second only to their Stockholm presence in terms of sheer manpower …

Google Joins NYC Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30% Google Joins NYC Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30%

Google, along with a handful of other high-profile companies, has announced that they will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is participating in the “Carbon Challenge,” an initiative to “cut greenhouse gases, improve air quality, and fight climate change.” …

New York Gas Rationing Begins in Storm’s Wake New York Gas Rationing Begins in Storm’s Wake
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week signed an emergency order establishing gas rationing throughout the city. The implemented system uses odd-even license plate numbers to designate alternating days on which customers can purchase gasoline and diesel fuel. Commercial …

April 16th Declared Foursquare Day April 16th Declared Foursquare Day

According to Wikipedia, this Saturday marks the shared birthday of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Belichick, Peter Billingsley, Jon Cryer, and Martin Lawrence.  Only now it will also, according to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, be Foursquare Day. Bloomberg issued an …

Microsoft Lands Huge NYC Cloud Computing Deal
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The most populous city in America has decided to turn for Microsoft for a cloud computing solution.  New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer met in person to announce a partnership-in-the-making earlier today.

Google Partners With New York City On New Web Site
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Google has partnered with New York City to launch a new Web site that makes it easier for users to explore the city.