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Small-city mayors: Build your tech hardware in the US

Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.

By October 2, 2014


Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By April 17, 2014


Anthony Weiner: I'd probably be mayor if it wasn't for the Web

The still disappointed candidate says that if this was still 1955, he would have been elected mayor.

By October 17, 2013


Gawker raises $200K to buy video of Toronto mayor allegedly smoking crack

This Indiegogo campaign has met a drug dealer's price for a video purporting to show Rob Ford getting high. But with the dealer incommunicado and police reportedly looking into a killing, we may not see the footage.

By May 27, 2013


NY mayor blames crime rise on thefts of iPad and iPhone

The New York mayor blames a rise in crime on thefts of Apple devices. I'm talking here!

By December 31, 2012


NYC mayor blames theft of Apple devices for uptick in crime

iPhones and iPads are the preferred device target of many thieves in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg notes during his weekly radio address.

By December 28, 2012


NYC mayor: AT&T satellite 'hot spots' on the way

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says AT&T's CEO has promised "satellite trucks" to help boost capacity and offer cell phone charging for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

By November 1, 2012


Newark mayor takes to Twitter to help amid Sandy

Cory Booker spent the night responding to citizens in distress and tweeting about it during the superstorm.

By October 30, 2012


Google doodle honors 'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce was a scientist early to the new field of semiconductors, as well as an entrepreneur who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.

By December 12, 2011


'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce gets Google doodle

Noyce founded Intel in 1968, and was instrumental in creating the microprocessor that powers modern computers and devices.

By December 12, 2011