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Deal Passes, Pay Phones of the Future Coming Soon

Dec 10, 2014

  Mondern pay phone Wi-Fi hubs coming soon (image: link.nyc) NEW YORK—An idea to turn the city's outdated pay phones into high speed Wi-Fi hotspots that started in the Bloomberg administration will


Vital Community Hubs, Libraries Toil Underfunded

Dec 09, 2014

The Brooklyn Public Library (photo: gig_nyc via flickr) NEW YORK—As digital technology began to expand at the turn of the century, it seemed public libraries would go the way of the