The Real Deal New York

NYC and Boston duke it out for tech

The Big Apple and Beantown step up efforts to become the next Silicon Valley

From the April issue: To many New Yorkers, Boston is a punch line, usually delivered during baseball season. But New England’s biggest city — along with Cambridge, its neighbor across the Charles River — is going head-to-head with the Big Apple to woo technology companies, not only fill office space, but also provide a boon to the local economy.

Indeed, all three cities are stepping up efforts to become the No. 2 tech magnet behind California’s Silicon Valley — if not No. 1. [more]