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Tumblr Announces New iOS App

Tumblr Announces New iOS App

Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp recently announced at the F.ounders conference that the blogging company will release a new iOS app this week. According to VentureBeat, the company has not paid much attention to their mobile app sector, despite a massive popularity. When the app launches it will [Full Story…]

Apple, Google 3D Mapping Blurs Privacy Line, Says Schumer

Apple, Google 3D Mapping Blurs Privacy Line, Says Schumer

In the last few weeks Google and Apple have announced they will be using military grade spy planes to photograph locations around the country and publish them online, through their respective mapping software. NY Senator Charles Schumer told NY1's Bree Driscoll that this new technology will be so [Full Story…]

Huffington Post’s New iPad Publication to Launch Tomorrow

Huffington Post's New iPad Publication to Launch Tomorrow

This Thursday, the Huffington Post's new iPad publication will be available through the Apple Store. The publication is called Huffington. and will be available free for the first month and then .99 cents an issue, $1.99 a month, or $19.99 a year, according to Capital New York. An additional free [Full Story…]

NYers Look to Apps for Additional Income

NYers Look to Apps for Additional Income

With new classes being offered throughout the city, mobile app development is on the rise. Though the endeavor began with Web developers, now some NYers are creating iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android apps in their free time.  Some of the people spotlighted in the The New York Post include: Emma [Full Story…]

Citi Predicts 66 Percent Decrease in Employee Blackberry Use

Citi Predicts 66 Percent Decrease in Employee Blackberry Use

Six months ago, Citibank implemented a “bring your own device” strategy, or BYOD, allowing its workforce to carry a single device for both personal and professional use. John D’Onofrio, the company’s chief technology officer, said to Wall Street and Technology that about 10 to 15 percent of their [Full Story…]

Apps for NY Bicyclists Found Lacking

Apps for NY Bicyclists Found Lacking

For as many public transit apps dedicated to navigating the Big Apple, bicyclists are left wanting more, according to the The New York Times.  While apps like Strava offer a unique functionality which lets riders record time, distance and log their data and compete with others, a fully functional [Full Story…]

Major League Baseball’s Advanced Media is a Hit

Major League Baseball's Advanced Media is a Hit

Bob Bowman, president and CEO of Major League Baseball's Advanced Media (BAM), generates around $620 million dollars a year in revenue. The company is one of the most powerful tech startups that NYy has ever produced, as Fast Company reported that in 2010, BAM was asked to partner with Apple for the [Full Story…]

Cultural Apps Fill Empty Void for Local Arts Enthusiasts in NY

Cultural Apps Fill Empty Void for Local Arts Enthusiasts in NY

While there is no category for arts or culture in Apple's App Store, several NY-based apps quench a need for followers of their favorite performers and cultural events to have easier access to information on upcoming events. Recently the American Ballet Theatre launched its iOS app and according [Full Story…]

Cablevision Releases Live TV App

Cablevision Releases Live TV App

At the Cable Show this week, Long Island-based cable carrier Cablevision demoed a new app with HTML5 and JavaScript technologies that runs on Internet-connected TVs and Samsung electronics. The app, according to Multichannel News, provides full access to live TV and an on-screen guide without any [Full Story…]

Karp Honors Bloomberg at Last Night’s Webby Awards

Karp Honors Bloomberg at Last Night's Webby Awards

Yesterday, the 16th annual Webby Awards ceremony was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NY, and among the list of honorees was Mayor Bloomberg.  The Lifetime Achievement award, presented to the mayor for his work with his company Bloomberg Inc.,  was presented by Tumblr founder David [Full Story…]

Residential Properties Around NY Using Tech to Boost Sales

Residential Properties Around NY Using Tech to Boost Sales

Usually a tech-shy industry, residential real estate properties in NY are now seeing the advantages of using technology to enhance their sales presentations.  One such building on W. 57 street, run by Extell Development Company, gives potential buyers a sneak-peak of a penthouse overlooking Central [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Pub Serves Up iPads & iPods

Brooklyn Pub Serves Up iPads & iPods

In the heart of Bed-Stuy, local NY restauranteurs Steve Escobar and Hugo Salazar have chosen to utilize the iPad/iPod devices to maintain inventory at their pub, The Brooklyn Tap House, and help waiters take customer's orders, according to Crain's New York Business. The devices, 10 iPods for the [Full Story…]

Cablevision Launches Westchester Newsday App

Cablevision Launches Westchester Newsday App

Newsday for Westchester, a Newsday site with specific news for Westchester County, Rockland County, and Hudson Valley residents was launched this week by Cablevision.  Available as an app on iPad and iPhone, it also delivers regional news and videos from other Cablevision properties, including News [Full Story…]

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig, an iPhone app being released to the NY market today, will give bidders the opportunity to win tickets for events that night at discounted prices, according to The New York Times. ScoreBig is made up ticket-industry vets who work with event sites and ticket brokers/promoters who have [Full Story…]

Material WRLD: Online Shopping Site Ponders Biz Objectives

Material WRLD: Online Shopping Site Ponders Biz Objectives

NY-based Material WRLD, an online shopping marketplace combining social and editorial content, is testing online pop-up shops as a viable direction for the peer-to-peer experience.  In an interview with Xconomy, Jie Zheng, co-founder of Material WRLD, said, “even though the grand vision has been [Full Story…]