The US's digital future is being led by tech finance in New York

The Hill | January 22, 2020

The US's digital future is being led by tech finance in New York
New York City and its financial community have had a long-standing symbiotic relationship. Many of the world’s great financial institutions have been headquartered here, giving NYC the distinction of being the world’s financial center. But rapid technological change is threatening that designation. A recent New York Times article titled “How Big Tech is Turning New York into a Silicon Valley Rival” proclaimed the coming of a golden age of tech jobs in New York City. The four tech platform giants – Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook – are gearing up to collectively employ 20,000 tech workers, notwithstanding what would have been an additional 25,000 workers from Amazon’s headquarter loss.

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With their serious black robes, the Supreme Court may look stern and even dull to some, but it is full of high drama. Some decisions are unanimous. Others are squeakers, with the opinions of the justices very divided. But the goal of all the Supreme Court justices is the same: to uphold the laws and freedoms they have sworn to protect. Learn more in this 10-page infopacket, which includes color photographs and a 5-question assessment and answer key.