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PawnGuru Takes Process of Buying, Selling, and Negotiating Online

Anyone who has watched “Hardcore Pawn”—the reality show set in Detroit that follows the Gold family, owners of American Jewelry and Loan—knows that getting a fair price for the stuff they want to sell can be a challenge. One has to first bring an item to pawn that is considered attractive to pawnshop owners, and […]

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Does Wall Street Combined With Silicon Alley Equal a “New” New York?

Where are we now, New York? Bracing for a tech bubble bursting? Blooming into maturity as a tech hub? Too busy working on code in the lobby of the Ace Hotel to really care? There are different views on where New York fits in the grander innovation landscape, from wannabe to the toast of the […]

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15 Places to Turn for Technology News That Really Matters

Nobody on their deathbed says they wish they’d spent more time reading tech blogs. Don’t get me wrong: It’s great that consumers and entrepreneurs have so many places today to get news about the world of Internet startups, mobile devices, software, and venture investing. Back in 1998-2001, the last time things were this crazy in […]

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NY’s Tech Evolution Viewed by the Master of the Webutante Ball

In a city where people know people who know people, Richard Blakeley sits at the heart of a web that connects New York’s tech community. That enviable position stems in part from his annual Webutante Ball. While preparing for next Thursday’s big gala, he spoke to Xconomy about the city’s evolution into a place not […]

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