Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $1 billion expansion project for the Javits Center, the busiest convention center in the United States. The project includes five times more meeting room space, 500,000 square feet of exhibition space on one level and an on-site truck garage to relocate thousands of trucks off local streets each year. The Javits Center is where the future debuts, where tomorrow starts today.. Javits Center video 2016.
In the next 25 years there will be nine billion people on our planet. How will we feed ourselves? National Geographic photographer John Stanmeyer travels around the world to capture the impact of rising food prices on people and our planet. National Geographic video.
As a sparsely populated Nebraska town in an equally sparsely populated county, Cody is not where one might expect to find a thriving retail business. But the Circle C Market has been making a (small) profit there for the last three years. Its secret? It’s run by students from a nearby school, who work at the store as part of their curriculum. Mike Tobias of Harvest Public Media reports.. PBS NewsHour video 2016.
Japan NYC Startups is a global community focused on bridging Japanese and American technology ecosystems.
March 7 2016 –
Crowd Realty is a crowd-funding platform particularly focusing on both domestic and global real estate. http://crowd-realty.com/global/
TRINUS, Inc. – Providing the platform where superb technology and sophisticated design come together, developing product concept as own companies’ product and selling them on e-commerce site based on crowd funding securing customers and investments. https://trinus.jp/
ES Corporation – Laxus is a new paid rental service that costumers can borrow bags of worldwide brands with the membership of 6800 yen per month… http://laxus.co/en/
Machizukuri Gift – We plan and develop products with regional resources of rural areas in an attempt to make sustainable economic community and recycling society… http://goo.gl/Ii5my
Waris, Inc. – For those who wish to work without any restriction by leveraging own knowledge and experiences or who wish to change the working standard that people work full time 5 days per week, Waris will help these women to meet companies encouraging flexible working style such as working three days per week or working remotely… http://waris.co.jp
Hanasuke – Flower concierge from Hanasuke gives advices on choosing flowers as a gift and delivers the best flower from selective flower shops throughout Japan… http://www.hanasuke.jp/
Pivotal Labs (625 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10011)
Stabbing manhunt in Astoria Queens.
Two Critical Response Command officers were injured and a suspect was shot after the man apparently went on a spree in Astoria on Sunday, killing one man inside a liquor store, police said.
The melee started when officers cornered James Patrick Dillon, 23, at about 5:40 p.m. near 36th Street, between 28th Avenue and Astoria Boulevard. More at amny.com CBS New York video news 2016.
Speaking at the CNN Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders says he is proud to be Jewish and lessons from the Holocaust have shown him the effects of extremist politics. CNN video 2016.
Senator Charles Schumer urged major landline and mobile phone carriers to make robocall-blocking technology available to consumers. CBS2 News New York video .