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Digital City 79: Metrocard/MTA secrets; plus, we test the new 13-inch MacBook Pro

This week, we take a look at high-tech goings-on at the MTA (the agency that runs NYC's subways and buses), including an explanation about how those Metrocard readers work (or don't work. as the case may be) and why the agency is suddenly opening its data feeds to app makers.

By Apr. 26, 2010

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Ep. 79: Metrocard/MTA secrets; plus, we test the new 13-inch MacBook Pro

This week, we find out why your Metrocard never works, applaud the MTA for releasing datastreams to app-makers; check out the new 13-inch MacBook Pro; and takes sides in the upcoming Supreme Court video game violence case.

By Apr. 26, 2010

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CBS, MTA to bring free Wi-Fi to midtown Manhattan

As a six-month test, a chunk of the city will be equipped with free public Wi-Fi supported by ad revenue.

By Nov. 15, 2007

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Digital City No. 23: High-tech plans for the MTA, Linux on Netbooks, and the Sirius/iPhone connection

Episode 23 of the Digital City, where we discuss budget troubles at the MTA, Linux on Netbooks, and the Sirius/iPhone connection

By Mar. 16, 2009

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New iOS app shows NY subway arrival times

For the first time, New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released an iOS app that shows train arrival times on seven subway lines.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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Man jumps on tracks to get phone, survives being run over by train

In New York, a man manages to get his phone, then lie down in the middle of the subway tracks just deep enough for a train to pass over him.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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The 404 1,346: Where we share a dream with Jim O'Heir (podcast)

Today's double-feature episode features stories about a tiny mirror accessory that turns your iPhone into a creepshots factory, cell service coming to MTA subways in New York, a crowdsourced dream database app, and an interview with Jim O'Heir from "Parks and Recreation"!

By Sep. 19, 2013

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New York subway to get massive navigation touch screens

Getting around the New York City subway system is about to get a lot more hands-on with the introduction of 47-inch touch screens to help folks find their way.

By Mar. 22, 2013

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iPhone 5S, 5C to land at several US regional carriers Oct. 1

The two phones will be available through such carriers as Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, and Nex-Tech Wireless.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Oversight: Crowdsourcing the NSA's surveillance programs

Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.

By Aug. 6, 2013