Katie Roof

Katie Roof is a business and technology multi-media journalist. She has a Masters in Business and Economics Journalism from Columbia University.

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10 Most Powerful NY Tech Titans

10 Most Powerful NY Tech Titans

As New York aims to make its city more tech-friendly, some big names are emerging on the New York tech scene. Here's a list of who's who in Silicon Alley.

5 Apps for Meeting People

5 Apps for Meeting People

From online dating to professional networking, these are the best apps for meeting people.

10 Best Uses for 3D Printing

10 Best Uses for 3D Printing

You've heard about these 3D printers. They can be used to build automobiles, a mini-me, or even a new home. But realistically, what would you use a 3D printer for?

The 5 Hottest Things in Wearable Tech

The 5 Hottest Things in Wearable Tech

Move over tablets, "wearable tech" is buzzing in the tech world right now. The latest computers don't require you to lift a finger.

Facebook's Sandberg Highlights Women in Tech

Facebook's Sandberg Highlights Women in Tech

There are only 21 female CEOs at the Fortune 500 companies. And just four of those are tech companies. According to Women 2.0, only 8% of investment professionals at the leading venture capital firms are women. Yet these mighty few women are making head ways in tech.

Top 5 Car Sharing Apps

Top 5 Car Sharing Apps

If you've ever tried to hail a cab on a rainy Saturday night, you'll appreciate taxi apps. Fortunately, there's no longer a need to shiver on a corner, eagerly awaiting an available ride.

Top 5 Subscription Sites

Top 5 Subscription Sites

Wine-of-the-month clubs have been around for a while. But now there are shoe-of-the-month clubs, candy-of-the-month clubs, and beauty supply clubs. Here are some fun ones.

5 Best Real Estate Apps

5 Best Real Estate Apps

When looking for a home, it turns out "a real gem" is subject to interpretation. These apps will help you narrow things down.

Internet M&A is Different Than You Might Think

Internet M&A is Different Than You Might Think

The following is an overview of the acquisition strategies of public internet companies. Google, Yahoo, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Amazon all approach deal-making in different ways.

Top 5 iPhone Messaging Apps

Top 5 iPhone Messaging Apps

Goodbye, smartphone bill. TheStreet took a look through the app store and created a list of the best messaging apps.