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NYC Startup #PublicStuff Encourages Citizen Activism

NYC Startup #PublicStuff Encourages Citizen Activism

Thanks to a NYC-based startup called PublicStuff, NYers will have an easier time reporting miscellaneous problems around the city, such as graffiti, potholes, and weird smells. The three-year old company provides a digital communication system for both residents and local governments who want to [Full Story…]

Midtown Startup #29thStreet Publishing Pushes New Apps

Midtown Startup #29thStreet Publishing Pushes New Apps

From it's Midtown base, 29th Street Publishing hopes to revolutionize magazine publishing using simple apps for serialized content. There are currently two dozen apps in development at 29th Street.  They promise to make the apps more simple, making the path to subscription easier for writers with [Full Story…]

#MTA Will Move Forward with #OnTheGo Travel Stations

#MTA Will Move Forward with #OnTheGo Travel Stations

The MTA has announced the launch of at least 77 interactive touch-screen kiosks in subway stations across the city. The 'On the Go!' stations have been places at Bowling Green, Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave, and Penn Station, among others. They allows travelers to view ifnormation about their trip, [Full Story…]

NY Performing Artists Share Inspiration on #MadeHere

NY Performing Artists Share Inspiration on #MadeHere

Performing artists in NYC have created an interactive Web site and video documentary series called “Made Here.” The series offers advice and inspiration for the next generation of NYers. So far the Web site has attracted 36,000 visitors from over 77 countries and is available for online streaming on [Full Story…]

Vimeo Launches Filter Option to Videos

Vimeo Launches Filter Option to Videos

With the new 'Looks' program from Vimeo, video creators are now able to add filters to their pieces on the site. Through their partnership with video enhancer startup Vivoom, the NY-based startup is offering their users 700 different filters. The filters are browsable by genre, mood, color, and [Full Story…]

Media Lab Visitors Stroll into the Future

Media Lab Visitors Stroll into the Future

Visitors to Quentin George’s media lab will find the latest in cutting-edge digital technology. The chief innovation officer at Interpublic Group’s Mediabrands says that the showroom is a way to understand how concepts work in practice, especially in a retail environment. Cameras using facial [Full Story…]

Met Resurrects Out-of-Print Catalogs Online #MetPubs

Met Resurrects Out-of-Print Catalogs Online #MetPubs

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently launched an online resource that brings its scholarly heritage into the digital age. MetPublications contains more than 600 exhibit catalogs most of which have been long out of print. Users can search by theme, collection, title or keyword. The publications [Full Story…]

NY School Teaches Common Sense Internet Use #digcit

NY School Teaches Common Sense Internet Use #digcit

Children are typically more Internet savvy than their parents. But that doesn’t mean they always know whom to “friend” online. Students at the West Side Collaborative Middle School on Manhattan’s Upper West Side are getting lessons in digital diplomacy. Common Sense Media, a national nonprofit [Full Story…]

IAB Notes Madison Ave. – Silicon Valley Divide at #AWIX

IAB Notes Madison Ave. - Silicon Valley Divide at #AWIX

When Madison Ave.’s tech elite met the leaders of Silicon Valley this summer, both noticed a different type of digital divide. There was a rift between the West Coast techies and the East Coast media and advertising culture. Bridging this gap is the central theme of this week’s 2012 IAB MIXX [Full Story…]

Digital Publishers Discuss Video @Pluggedinventrs

Digital Publishers Discuss Video @Pluggedinventrs

By Lauren Keyson Yesterday an invited group of digital media founders, editors and executives from such companies as Visual Revenue, Taboola, NewsCred, Seeking Alpha, Patch, Genesis Media, Newslook, The Daily and others met in midtown at ZAG/S&W for PluggedIn Ventures’ Digital Publishing [Full Story…]

Reader’s Digest Plans Digital Expansion

Reader's Digest Plans Digital Expansion

Reader's Digest is increasing its issues from 10 to 12 a year while at the same time making an effort to be more digital. Though the publication has struggled recently, its circulation declining from 8 million to 5.5 million and a 22.5 decrease in revenue, it is making an effort to bounce back with [Full Story…]

“Ice Age” Digital Animation Exhibition Opens Tomorrow in Westchester

 "Ice Age" Digital Animation Exhibition Opens Tomorrow in Westchester

Westchester's Katonah Museum of Art latest exhibition, Ice Age to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation of Blue Sky Studios opens tomorrow.  The exhibit unveils the digital animation process behind the woolly mammoth, kindly elephant and blue macaw. A series of workshops, gallery talks and family [Full Story…]

Backstage Integrates Digital & Print in Redesign

Backstage Integrates Digital & Print in Redesign

NY's Backstage, a magazine geared towards the performing arts community, has redesigned its print and web publications in an effort to stay ahead of its competition. The print publication will go from a tabloid size of 11.5 inches by 15 inches, to a 9 inch by 10.875-inch book - making it easier to [Full Story…]

HuffPo Launches Internet TV Talk Channel

HuffPo Launches Internet TV Talk Channel

The Huffington Post launched an Internet TV news/talk channel yesterday.  The channel, Huff Post Live, offers 12 hours of live weekday programming. Commentators are both paid hosts and viewers who participate via their own webcams and Google Hangouts. Huff Po’s co-founder Kenneth Lerer is [Full Story…]

ZabCab Makes Hailing Taxis Easier

ZabCab Makes Hailing Taxis Easier

A new app called ZabCab recently launched for New Yorkers and promises to make hailing a cab less stressful. The app allows passengers to send out a GPS signal to yellow cab drivers that will let them know they need a ride. According to CBS NY, almost 1,000 taxi drivers have signed up for the app [Full Story…]