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NY Venture Fellows Nominations Open

NY Venture Fellows Nominations Open

NYC Venture Fellows has opened its nomination process for 2013. The selection will be done by industry leaders from both NYC and the world. Nominations cannot be submitted by family members or self-submitted. Candidates are expected to have the following characteristics, according to the NYC Venture [Full Story…]

NY Server Farms Brace for #Debates Traffic

NY Server Farms Brace for #Debates Traffic

The political site The Hill has been preparing its primary data center in New York for tonight's first Presidential debate. The Hill and other political sites have to be ready during the fast-paced political news cycle because certain events cause sudden flares of traffic or spikiness, according to [Full Story…]

#Microsoft Opens Retail Store in White Plains

#Microsoft Opens Retail Store in White Plains

Microsoft recently opened its 24th American retail store at The Westchester shopping mall in downtown White Plains. The new store is on the second floor of the mall and opened to a line of people that stretched to the parking lot, according to The Bedford Daily Voice. Microsoft provided giveaways, [Full Story…]

NY Panel Discusses Future of Live News Streaming #livenewstech

NY Panel Discusses Future of Live News Streaming #livenewstech

Media professionals gathered this week at the NY British Consulate's office to discuss the future of live news video streaming. The panel was organized by Streamworks International, a British company that has operations in NY, which develops software that brings live streaming video to news [Full Story…]

#Webby Awards Gains New NY Tech Members

#Webby Awards Gains New NY Tech Members

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) added 20 new members to its list, including Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp, NY Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne, LearnVest Founder and CEO Alexa von Tobel, SkillShare CEO Michael Karnjanaprakorn, and many more. According to the [Full Story…]

NY Tech Talent Draft Tours Top Colleges #nyctech

NY Tech Talent Draft Tours Top Colleges #nyctech

Tech@NYC is touring a group of the nation's colleges and providing students with information about the thriving tech scene in NY. The NYC Economic Development Corporation is using the NYC Tech Talent Draft to introduce students nationwide about the tech and entrepreneurial opportunities that NY has [Full Story…]

HTC Introduces Windows Phone 8X in NY

HTC Introduces Windows Phone 8X in NY

HTC introduced their new Windows Phone 8x at a NY press conference today.  The new phone has a 4.3 inch display and a 2.1 megapixel front facing camera, according to Tech Crunch. The camera is capable of recording 1080p movies. The new phones come in multiple vibrant colors in a unibody plastic [Full Story…]

Google’s NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google's NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google is hosting a Big Tent conference session today, addressing the effect of the Internet on our society, at Midtown Manhattan's Skylight West. This particular session will have a special focus on the arts, creativity, and culture, according to Variety. The conference is hosted with NY's Mayor's [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Book Festival Launches App

Brooklyn Book Festival Launches App

The Brooklyn Book Festival and AT&T have partnered to release an iPhone and Andriod app that will give Festival attendees and book enthusiasts access to author biographies, the festival schedule, lineups, maps, directions and other information pertaining to the seven-day festival. Users can also [Full Story…]

PluggedIn NY Event on Digital Publishing September 27

PluggedIn NY Event on Digital Publishing September 27

PluggedIn Ventures is hosting its next roundtable event on September 27. The event will focus on "Digital Publishing," and will feature talks from founders, editors and industry executives. Discussions will center around the challenges in digital publishing and how to monetize content. The event [Full Story…]

DUMBO Arts Festival Incorporates Tech

DUMBO Arts Festival Incorporates Tech

This year, the DUMBO Arts Festival will include a wide range of technology-related installations and exhibits. The event takes place from September 28-30, and will include technology highlights like: Superhero: Participants are transformed into superheroes in this interactive projection mapping [Full Story…]

Fifth Annual Software Freedom Day in NY Tomorrow

Fifth Annual Software Freedom Day in NY Tomorrow

The Fifth Annual Software Freedom Day in NY will take place tomorrow from 6:30-10 pm. The event will be held at NYU's school for Interactive Telecommunications at 721 Broadway. Software Freedom Day is a celebration of the merits and successes of free software. The event will have a short program [Full Story…]

FINOVATE: Mobile and Social FinTech Innovations Dominate

FINOVATE: Mobile and Social FinTech Innovations Dominate

By Lauren Keyson One thousand people poured into the Finovate Fall 2012 to watch 64 entrepreneurs demo their innovative financial technology products to 1,100 financial institution executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.  The founders had seven minutes to present their fintech [Full Story…]

#IgniteNYC: When Failing Is Cool

#IgniteNYC: When Failing Is Cool

By Lauren Keyson Failure was the theme of the IgniteNYC event last night at the Tishman Auditorium at the Parsons The New School, and 14 speakers each told a story about how they failed but then rose out of the flames. Surprisingly, this topic turned out to be poignant, inspirational, sad -- and [Full Story…]

NYGM: It’s Game Design, It’s Music, It’s Story – It’s Complicated

NYGM: It’s Game Design, It’s Music, It’s Story – It’s Complicated

By Lauren Keyson Last night at the New York Gaming Meetup in midtown at Baruche College, dozens of developers, musicians and artists met to discuss the difficult and complex subjects of getting the music rights for games. “There are a lot of game developers who are looking to incorporate music [Full Story…]