As usual, traffic was streaming through Manhattan's Flatiron district when Tony Shi got this shot of the famous landmark building.
The new World Trade Center is just about ready to open for business, and to commemorate its completion, its builders gave us a look at the new view from high atop the building's spire.
Years after the tragic destruction of the World Trade Center, the new facility is nearing completion, and now the developers have unveiled a video of what the final observation deck will look like.
Using Google Maps, public phones, and a group of hardened New Yorkers, one art project has created a city full of virtual time machines that can take you 20 years into the past.
A pro photographer leans dangerously over rooftops to capture NYC nighttime pics from a unique perspective.
New York City's police department is partnering with Microsoft to develop what's being called the Domain Awareness System (DAS), a law enforcement tool with the goal of not only preventing crime by monitoring public safety data streams, but to also help respond to and follow up on crimes quickly and more efficiently.
New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority usually has to be dragged kicking and screaming to update their ancient technology. Now comes word that they are testing out a smartphone based ticketing system, that creates QR code based on-screen tickets which the conductor can scan.
Working in a 911 emergency call center can't be a lot of fun, but it's got to be even worse when close to half of the calls you pick up turn out to be butt dialled with nobody on the other end of the line.
New taxi's with odor-absorbing seats aren't the only upgrades New York City is getting. The Big Apple's 12,800 decaying public pay phones could be replaced with large touchscreens that are good for making more than just voice calls. One day, you might be tweeting from one of these "smart pay phones."
If you've ever been to London, you'll know that taxi passengers in England's capital get to ride in a fabulous purpose-built vehicle. Here in New York City we had something similar until the demise of the Checker some 25 years ago, but today Nissan unveiled a new high-tech yellow cab that will hit the streets of the Big Apple next year.