Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force on Tuesday, which has been charged with developing potential solutions and policies to address the lack of cell service in rural and remote parts of upstate New York. Members met the same day.
The condition of New York City subways has not much improved over the last five years, according to an analysis of MTA data by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. But it’s not as bad as it was ten years ago. Primary takeaway? Enjoy the scenery, but watch your step.
Days after a settlement was reached following one of the biggest U.S. data breaches in history, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting New Yorkers against data breaches of their private information.
After reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have asked at least three states to run facial recognition searches on their driver’s license databases, concerns have been raised that a new law allowing undocumented immigrants to receive licenses in New York will put them in danger of deportation by federal officers.
The replica Lion of Mosul, which can be viewed online , was modelled from crowd-sourced photos taken by Mosul Museum visitors in happier times and 3-D printed as part of Google's digital arts and culture project.
It's going on display at London's Imperial War Museum in an exhibition that looks at how war devastates societies' cultural fabric — and at the ingenious and often heroic steps taken to preserve it.
The technology industry is girding for sweeping investigations into its business practices as top U.S. antitrust enforcers divide up scrutiny of some of Silicon Valley's best-known names, sending shares of the biggest companies tumbling on Monday.
The Federal Trade Commission will take responsibility for antitrust probes of Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., while the Justice Department is set to open an investigation of Alphabet Inc.'s Google, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department will also oversee scrutiny of Apple Inc., Reuters reported.
The state Senate passed cybersecurity legislation this week aimed at protecting the data of New York residents, but a more ambitious privacy bill that would give New Yorkers unprecedented control over their personal information may be a heavier lift.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law on Tuesday, criminalizing the publication of "revenge porn," or the non-consensual sharing or publication of an intimate image — making New York the 46th state to regulate the issue.