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City in Upstate New York Issues Temporary Ban on Bitcoin Mining

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s getting harder to turn a profit mining Bitcoin because it takes longer and electricity isn’t free. There are some places it’s pretty cheap, though. ...

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New York City police now issued smartphones featuring… Windows Phone?

New York City has begun equipping its police officers with smartphones for tracking 911 calls and remotely accessing databases of criminal activity. In and of itself, this isn’t terribly surprising. Smartphones excel at these type of functions, and the NYPD ...

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Couple takes wedding photos in war-ravaged Syrian city

JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images A Syrian photographer thought of using the destruction of Homs to take pictures of newly wed couples to show that life is stronger than death. One Syrian couple ditched the fairytale theme and made their wedding photos ...

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Christmas in New York City: Here's what's closed

John Moore/Getty Images Traders at the New York Stock Exchange will only be giving and receiving gifts among family on Christmas Day Friday. Christmas Day means the hustle and bustle of families coming together, the opening of presents, but also ...

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Moms fearing kid flu shot sue city over mandate

BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS City health officials have long touted the health benefits of flu shots for young children, especially those in daycare or preschool. A group of five New York moms say they’re bugged by the city’s flu shot mandate for ...

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Graham Nash will play City Winery on Aug. 23-24

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Graham Nash and David Crosby performed at Occupy Wall Street in 2011. What, you expected him to talk about music? When folk rocker Graham Nash — the “N” of CSNY for more than four decades — ...

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City shows dangers of giving kids soda with new gross ads

NYC Dept. of Health “Sugary drinks contain empty calories that can cause damage to your child’s body, even if your child is a healthy weight,” said Health Commissioner Mary Bassett. The city isn’t sugarcoating the risks of giving kids sodas ...

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Taylor Swift sighting in New York City

Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris get lunch at the Spotted Pig with Ed Sheeran on May 28, 2015 in New York. It was just another day on the town for Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris and ...

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