After the failure to indict a NYPD officer in the chokehold death of
Eric Garner, several activists and elected officials were delighted to
learn that Peter Liang, the officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley in
East New York in November, has been indicted by a grand jury.
According to an article published in ELearning! Magazine in 2013, more
than $35 billion was spent on self-paced e-learning in 2011. It quickly
became a $56.2 billion industry in 2013 and this figure is expected to
double up by 2015. But despite the popularity of online learning, there are still a lot of myths surrounding the topic.
At a meet-and-greet today at BNY Mellon in Lower Manhattan, Department
of Small Business Services and Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications announced the launch of the NYC Online
Certification Portal. Designed to make the certification process easier,
the portal will allow businesses to certify online, check the status of
their applications and update their business profiles.