Articles by Michael Nunez

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Ruby Developer Demand Remains High in 2012 Outlook in NYC, Silicon Valley

Analysis from CyberCoders, a technology staffing company, has revealed that Ruby developers are in the highest demand, at least financially speaking, and earn about $106,667 per job on average (in New York City). The demand for Ruby developers in Palo Alto remains high, too. Ruby developers in the West can earn $115,000 annually on average.

Boxee Gives up on Windows, Mac, Linux, Instead Focused on Tablets

The Brooklyn-based software company Boxee has announced that the latest version of their popular media center software will be the last iteration for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu. Boxee software will be available on Boxee.tv through the end of January according the website.

The Only Four NYC Steakhouses You Need To Know

If you’re looking for a steak in New York, it’s not hard to find. Some of the best restaurants from around the world are in this city, and likewise, the steakhouses are superb. Whether you’re looking for a seared sirloin or a nice juicy cut of ribs, there’s a top-tier steakhouses that will fit the bill. While each steakhouses interior and preparation may be different, they’re each one of a kind.

Android and iOS Hit 6.8 Million Activations on Christmas

According to research released from mobile app analytics company Flurry, Google Android and Apple iOS devices combines for 6.8 million activations on Christmas Day. The number of activations went up 353 percent from the 1.5 million average activations for most of the month of December.

Greatest Reunion Shows in Madison Square Garden History

Van Halen is back, and this time, the band will be fronted by David Lee Roth. With the official Van Halen Reunion Tour announced, we decided to take a look back at the best reunion shows in New York City history. What we found was that most of the greatest reunion shows of all time have appeared at The World's Most Famous Arena Madison Square Garden.

Greatest Reunion Shows in Madison Square Garden History

Van Halen is back, and this time, the band will be fronted by David Lee Roth. With the official Van Halen Reunion Tour announced, we decided to take a look back at the best reunion shows in New York City history. What we found was that most of the greatest reunion shows of all time have appeared at The World's Most Famous Arena Madison Square Garden.

2012 Preview: Top Tech Companies to Watch in Silicon Alley

Silicon Alley in New York City flourished in 2011--and the outlook is bright for 2012. Funding dollars poured into young companies, and business leaders partnered with them more than ever. There was a real sense of respect and cooperation, said chairman of the New York Angels, Brian Cohen, in a recent interview.

New York Giants, Jets, On the Ropes: Showdown on Christmas Eve

The Giants (7-7) battle the Jets (8-6) at the Meadowlands at 1 p.m. for an afternoon Christmas Eve showdown. The Giants desperately need a win to take over the Dallas Cowboys (8-6) who currently sit atop the NFC East. The Jets are also second in their division to one of the most-winning teams in the NFL, the New England Patriots (11-3).

Chinese Delivery Man Shot Five Times for $24 Meal

A deliveryman for King Food Chinese on Graham Avenue visited the Bushwick Houses to deliver some orders of sesame chicken and a bottle of Sprite when he was shot five times. The belligerent robbery left the deliveryman, Jin Jin Chen, 22, partially paralyzed.

Wolf-Dog Hybrid Nabbed in Brooklyn, Illegal Animal Not Claimed

A cute-but-ferocious beast was caught roaming the streets of Brooklyn--and it wasn't our ex. It was a wolf-dog hybrid, and such an animal is illegal in New York City. The creature was spotted roaming around Elton Street and Vandalia Avenue in East New York according to the New York Post. The animal is currently being held at an animal care and control facility.

Firefox, Google Agree to $900M Deal

Mozilla Firefox has earned about $900 million in a deal with Google. The agreement will ensure that Google remains the default search engine in the Mozilla Firefox web browser for three years.

Cuomo Signs Livery Cab Bill

Done deal. Both Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayer Michael Bloomberg have signed a controversial bill that will allow livery cabs to pick up passengers off the street throughout the five boroughs. Bloomberg alluded to the coming deal in a press conference on Wednesday where he celebrated the 50 millionth tourists to visit New York City.

Yellow Cab Hits Three Pedestrians Near Park Ave.

Three pedestrians were hit by an out-of-control yellow cab that drove over the curb on Park Avenue new East 31st Street. The cab finally came to a complete stop after slamming into the wall of a building.

DUMBO Likely Next Spot for NYC High-Tech Campus

NYU is considering a project that would turn the large building at 370 Jay Street, currently owned by the MTA, into the Center for Urban Science and Progress. The new facility would be an attempt to attract top talent from scientists and engineers around the world.

Cheap Cigarette Biz Busted

Smoke cigarettes, and you'll pay the price--especially if you're in New York City. Island Smokes, a business that allows patrons to roll their own cigarettes, has two locations in New York (one in Long Island, the other in the Lower East Side), but has agreed to shut down its business in order to avoid a lawsuit from the city. The stores will be closed by February 1.

Alec Baldwin ‘Lost Appetite’ for 2013 NYC Mayor Race

Alec Baldwin, the famous 30 Rock star, has said he's lost his appetite for running in the 2013 New York City mayoral race. Baldwin revealed the news on his biweekly podcast at WNYC. The actor had previously claimed he was going to quit his role as Jack Donaghy on NBC's hit comedy show 30 Rock in order to attend Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Psychopath from Queens Carved Out Women’s Heart, Lungs, Jailed for 29 Years

The raging psychopath that murdered a woman to death with a hammer then carved out her heart and lungs in a Queens apartment has been jailed for 29 years. Huwang Chen, the assailant, followed Qian Wu into her apartment and beat her with a hammer before stabbing her repeatedly then ending her life by choking her with a plastic rope.

My latest app-arition: Too many ‘App’ Platforms, Few Will Succeed

I've tried my best to embrace Spotify. Ever since news broke of its collaboration with Facebook, I've done my best to remain an active user. That's what Mark Zuckerberg wants. He envisions a world of seamless sharing on the internet. I know this because he said so at his F8 presentation, the annual Facebook developers' conference. But of course, Zuckerberg just wants more users on his company's app platform.

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