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Spotlight: New advocacy group aims to support tech in NYC

AOL, Bloomberg, Google and Facebook are among the companies involved in Tech:NYC, an association that plans to advocate for New York City's tech community.

Fear of fraud may overpower convenience of wearable payments

The jury is still out on the security of wearable devices with payment functions, and the fear of fraud may overpower the convenience factor, according to an article at Bloomberg.

Report: $400M startup Krypton targets Office with mobile productivity tools

Krypton, a startup that is working on a mobile alternative to Microsoft's Office software, has completed two funding rounds that value the company at $400 million, according to a report by Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

NY is the place to be this week: Strata, NY Academy of Sciences and more, oh my

Yes, the conference season is in full swing. This week, several tech conferences are in NYC, including the Strata + Hadoop World conference, the NY Academy of Sciences event on " Mobile Health: The Power of Wearables, Sensors and Apps to Transform Clinical Trials," Bloomberg's Data for Good Exchange event and Pepcom's Holiday Spectacular! East event. There's probably more events than those four this week, but those four alone are blockbusters!

Chinese government appears behind United, OPM and Anthem breaches, says Bloomberg

Chinese government-sponsored attackers appear to be behind breaches at United Airlines, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and health insurer Anthem, according to unnamed investigators cited in a Bloomberg report.

iPhone subsidies drag down profits at China Mobile

After years of negotiations, China Mobile finally began selling Apple's iPhone to its 776 million subscribers in January. Now, the world's largest mobile carrier probably wishes it hadn't.

Report: Verizon to pay whopping $130 billion for rest of Verizon Wireless

Verizon is close to inking a deal to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for a whopping $130 billion, according to sources consulted by Bloomberg.

Renowned Fed security fails to protect employees' information

While the Federal Reserve hermetically seals information about its financial market moves, its security for employee data appears less rigorous.

Report: Amazon tests experimental Wi-Fi network using Globalstar spectrum

Amazon reportedly has tested a new Wi-Fi network using spectrum held by satellite communications firm Globalstar, Bloomberg reports.

Spotlight: Clearwire board, shareholders back new Sprint offer

Clearwire's board and key shareholders are backing a revised offer from Sprint, which is proposing to pay $5 per share for the remaining shares in Clearwire, a 14 percent premium over Dish Network's offer, Bloomberg is reporting.