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Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Tech Expansion: Bill Thompson

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Bill Thompson is the former comptroller of New York City and a mayoral candidate. A recent Quinnipiac poll found that Mr. Thompson is preferred by 20 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, narrowly trailing Bill de Blasio with 21 percent and Christine Quinn with 27 percent. In a Quinnipiac poll in mid-July, Mr. Thompson had only 11 percent of the vote. His recent success near the election date may prove that slow and steady actually does win the race. He spoke with Wired City last week about broadband and technology.

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Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Tech Expansion: Jack Hidary

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Jack Hidary is an Internet entrepreneur best known for his work as CEO of Dice.com, a website that connects technology and engineering professionals. Mr. Hidary announced his decision to run for mayor on July 17, less than four months before the November 5 election. He will be running as an independent and hopes to bring high-speed bandwidth to the five boroughs. Mr. Hidary spoke with Wired City about his campaign and broadband technology. Read More

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Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Tech Expansion: John Catsimatidis

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Mayor Bloomberg has been a vocal advocate of moving New York City toward the center of the tech world, but with the end of his third term approaching, the future of his vision is in jeopardy, especially where it concerns broadband technology. Throughout the day, Wired City will be publishing a series of interviews with several of this year’s crop of mayoral candidates, asking each where he or she stands on issues regarding broadband and how best to upgrade the city’s aging infrastructure.

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