Governor Andrew Cuomo, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Kate Upton may make strange team-mates. But when it comes to rubbing Mayor De Blasio's face in his loss to Uber, they stand on common ground.
This year marked a watershed moment in mainstream investment in the bitcoin economy. While its certainly possible the three best-know investing institutions are hoping to get rich, there's another, more important reason to get involved: survival.
In the duel between Uber and city regulators, livery cars have largely been viewed as part of Uber's cause, something which may change now that a lawyer representing Dial 7 and Carmel has said Uber is more like a taxi.