Tech start-ups opting for NYC over Silicon Valley

By Leslie Gersing | | Updated 2/24/2012 12:43 PM

Silicon Valley may be known as the birth-place of the American high-tech economy, but the East Coast is quickly becoming a hub for more and more would-be tech titans.

Joseph Cohen, a 20-year old college drop-out, is just one budding Internet entrepreneur in New York City. He’s trying to revolutionize the classroom with a program called CourseKit. [MORE from USA Today ]


Video: New York Times’ David Pogue on “Google Wallet”

By Leslie Gersing, Producer | | September 22, 2011 | 2:07

David Pogue offers a parody look at how Google Wallet intends to replace the credit cards in our actual wallets. (Don’t cut up your plastic quite yet.)


CNBC Version of Google Wallet Video Here.