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Which is more tragic: The destruction of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church across the street from the World Trade Center, or the struggles of the parisioners to have it rebuilt?
In the grand scheme of Ground Zero rebuilding, the church is both literally and figuratively the least of the Port Authority’s concerns. The transit Read More
According to its website, the digital payment company Square was created when its current chairman, Jim McKelvey, couldn’t sell a piece of his hand-blown glass because he couldn’t accept credit cards. This inspired him to create a new type of credit card reader.
But now TechCrunch’s Robin Wauters is reporting that Mr. McKelvey’s name Read More
Apple is ready to play hardball with Fei Lam, the teenager from Queens who built a six-figure business selling parts for the unreleased white iPhone 4.
According to Lam’s attorney, Andrew M. Jaffe, private investigator Jimmy Robbins, who first contacted Lam, was working for Apple.
But when Jaffe called Robbins, he was informed that Robbins Read More
The least of Park51 developer Sharif El-Gamal’s concerns is a lawsuit with the landlord of his former office over $39,000 in supposed unpaid rent, especially now that a New York City Housing Court judge has thrown the case out, according to The Real Deal.
“You know, the real estate business is a very tough Read More
Thar be Pirates
LimeWire had a noble dream — to create a service that let users share music files without arousing the ire of the music industry.
Like Napster before it, LimeWire hoped to work with the record labels to find the sweet spot between rampant piracy and legal purchases.
And, like Napster, LimeWire found the record companies Read More
Paul Ceglia claims that when Mark Zuckerberg did some freelance coding work for him back in 2003 he also signed away a majority stake in “The Facebook.”
Now he wants a federal judge in Buffalo to consider Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift to Newark public schools as proof that he still has ties to New York. Read More
Don’t trust the iconic hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen when he seems “distraught,” his ex-wife Patricia advises in her latest lawsuit against no. 113 on this year’s Forbes billionaires list.
The suit, made public yesterday, is Ms. Cohen’s third attempt in the last year to sue Mr. Cohen — from whom she separated Read More