Container houses become a green urban reality

Dwellings fashioned out of used intermodal shipping containers continue to spread into new places. Their spread is slowed by the resistance of many US cities to altering their building codes.

HTC mounts smartphone attack in Manhattan

Troubled smartphone maker HTC is not giving in yet. It used the Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event to stage a guerrilla marketing event of its own. HTC can’t take on Samsung in a set piece battle or in a war of attrition, but it seems eager to fight on the landing grounds, in the fields and in the streets. The streets of New York that is. 

Man in line for Wii U forced to evacuate

The massive storm that is ravaging the East Coast has forced the very first man in line for a Wii U to leave.

Wii U demo stations show up in NYC

Nintendo has installed kiosks at its flagship store in New York City to give gamers a hands-on feel of the new touchscreen controller.

Wii U price may be revealed Sep 13

Nintendo is holding a special media event on September 13.

Enterprise space shuttle exhibit opens in NYC

Thousands of people are expected to show up for the first day that NASA's Enterprise shuttle goes on display to the public.

WiFi coming to NYC subway

WiFi connectivity may soon be rolled out to the one place in modern America that is still in the dark.

New York outer borough cabs 'go green'

The streets of New York City are about to get a little greener.

Wind, solar sought for epic NY trash heap

New York City is a big city, and it's been big for a long time - long enough to create, and close, a huge landfill, known as Fresh Kills. 

Apple NYC event rumored, iBooks speculated

Apple rumors are already starting to creep into the new year.

Apple firms up Grand Central store opening

As of tomorrow, there will be a brand new tourist trap in New York City - located inside what is already one of the biggest tourist attractions.

Apple's Grand Central store won't open Black Friday

Apple's giant retail presence at one of the most iconic landmarks in the country won't be ready in time for this week's big shopping holiday, despite speculation that it would.

Doxed Barrett Brown looking for a safe house

Barrett Brown, the self-appointed "face" of Anonymous, has been doxed by a group of enigmatic hackers.

Android app supports Occupy Wall Street arrestees

If you're reading this story from inside Zuccotti Park in Manhattan or any of the many "Occupy" demonstrations that have spawned, here's an Android app for you.

Sex ed sparks controversy in NYC

Parents in New York City are upset over a new sex ed curriculum that some consider too bawdy. And they may be right.

Apple Store at Grand Central deal could be finalized

Apple may soon get approval from New York's public transit division to build a retail store in Grand Central terminal.

NYC hopes tech can help reduce traffic

Gridlock may not be synonymous with New York City for much longer.

AT&T planning free Wi-Fi in NYC parks

It seems free Internet access is popping up all over the place these days, and now public parks are getting added to that list.

Grand Central Station Apple Store rumors resurface

At first there were a few rumblings, then it seemed like an abandoned idea, and now it looks like Apple does want to build a store at Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

Major Windows Phone announcement coming this month

It looks like Windows Phone 7 may be getting a huge update on May 24.