A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Meet Rachel Sterne, New York City's first chief digital officer. The 27-year-old NYU alum, founder of citizen news portal GroundReport, and former LimeWire employee will be tasked with overseeing and improving New York City's digital footprint, streamlining existing social-media interactions, creating public-private partnerships, and improving the city's Web site, nyc.gov. (Wall Street Journal)
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