New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2011
NY Convergence (http://www.nyconvergence.com), the only online news site exclusively covering local digital media and technology industry developments throughout the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Tri-State Region, has launched a new, free iPad application. The app offers similar functionality to the full NY Convergence site, with complete access to original and professionally curated digital media technology industry news and media/tech events. The app is available via the iTunees App Store (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ny-convergence-tablet-edition/id415484233?mt=8)
The New York Tri-State region has the largest high-tech workforce in the USA, leading national employment in telecom, R&D, testing and Internet services with over 316,500 jobs. The region is ranked number one globally for employment in high-tech services and E-readiness, with over 60,000 high-tech and media workers embedded in such industries as financial services, higher education and healthcare. In addition, technology venture capital investments have been growing steadily throughout the Tri-State Region since 1996, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is currently implementing a series of major policy initiatives to boost New York's position as the leading center of the media industry as it makes the transition to digital.