New York Category

April 8, 2019

Misogyny at Microsoft, Farscape, and the New Airpods: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s April 2019—and perhaps the month that will later be known as the dawn of the Age of Fungus. A concerning report in the New York Times this weekend detailed how multiple strains of Candida auris, a drug-resistant species of pathogenic fungus, have …

April 1, 2019

Magician David Blaine Is Being Investigated for Alleged Sexual Assault, NYPD Says

Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea confirmed Monday at an unrelated news conference

April 1, 2019

New York’s Plan to Make Manhattan Drivers Pay Extra Is a Big Deal for People and the Planet

The next best thing to banning cars is crafting policies that factor in the toll they take on society. And that’s exactly what New York has now done. After toying with the idea for more than a decade, on Sunday the state legislature passed a budget tha…

March 30, 2019

Remote workers and nomads represent the next tech hub

Amid calls for a dozen different global cities to replace Silicon Valley — Austin, Beijing, London, New York — nobody has yet nominated “nowhere.” But it’s now a possibility. There are two trends to unpack here. The first is startups that are fully, or almost fully, remote, with employees distributed around the world. There’s a […]