Take The H.E.L.M. 2.0 Is A Competition Designed To Encourage Startups To Move To NYC
Take The H.E.L.M. 2.0 is a competition from the New York City Economic Development Corporation that is designed to encourage tech startups and other fledgling companies to move their offices to lower Manhattan. They’re accepting applications today, and eventually the applicant pool will be narrowed down to 20 finalists that will compete for one of four grand prizes of $250,000 to assist them in moving their offices into the city. The first stage of the competition runs until July 15, 2013, after which time 20 finalists will be selected to compete in the second round. These finalists will be given opportunities to present a detailed pitch as to why a move to lower Manhattan would boost their growth as a company. Each of the 20 finalists is guaranteed $10,000 in prize money, while the four runner-ups are presented with a prize of $50,000 each. The four grand prize winners will be presented with $250,000 in prize money to seek out or expand their office space in a location south of Chambers ...
Should Congress Telecommute?
schwit1 writes "Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) wants to create a 'virtual Congress,' where lawmakers would leverage videoconferencing and other remote work technology to conduct their daily duties in Washington from their home districts. Under a resolution Pearce introduced on Thursday, lawmakers would be able to hold hearings, debate and vote on legislation virtually from their district offices. The big loser would be the DC area and K Street in particular. The change would also be a double-edged sword for security."
Google Admits Street View Project Violated Privacy
The $7 million fine was for the secret collection of personal information from wireless networks as Google photographed houses and offices for its maps service.
Photo Essay: Media not welcome at 2Day FM after hoax call suicide
Camera shy 2Day FM were in damage limitation mode as over zealous security guards tried to ensure that the company logo at their offices at 50 Goulburn Street, Sydney, was not photographed.
Woman stabbed to death on Toronto street
This morning a woman was found in a laneway near 510 Ontario Street was found by Toronto Police suffering from multiple stab wounds.