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Thursday November 23, 2017

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#Thrillist Shows Importance of Apps as Source of Revenue

#Thrillist Shows Importance of Apps as Source of Revenue

NY startup Thrillist has announced that 45 percent of their revenue comes from their iPhone app, JackThreads. This shows the payoff that can come when startups focus on a mobile-intensive strategy for The startup was recently added to the Venture Beat list of  "10 NYC Startups we're crazy about" and [Full Story…]

Moving Startups are Growing in #SiliconAlley

Moving Startups are Growing in #SiliconAlley

  The Union Square-based online moving startup Moveline, which is now expanding outside of NYC, is part of the growing online moving business over the last few years. Moveline has raised $1.5 million in seed capital and see potential in developing technology that aids consumers in [Full Story…]

Barclays Releases New Mobile App

Barclays Releases New Mobile App

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn has just released a new mobile app for iPhone and Android in hopes of keeping sports fans in the arena. The app, run by Cisco, is the first to be offered by an arena, according to the New York Times. Although some of the features are available anytime, there are [Full Story…]

Kickstarter Announces First iPhone App

Kickstarter Announces First iPhone App

Fans of crowdfunding website Kickstarter will now be able to donate money or ask for donations via an official iPhone app. It's the first time that Kickstarter has made a move towards a mobile presence and they said that with the app they focused on finding new projects, keeping up to date with [Full Story…]

NYCLU Releases iPhone #StopAndFrisk App

NYCLU Releases iPhone #StopAndFrisk App

The NY Civil Liberties Union has released an iPhone version of their Android Stop and Frisk Watch application. The mobile application was designed with the goal of helping citizens document NYPD abuse from the controversial “stop and frisk” program. On the app, users are able to upload video, audio, [Full Story…]

#iPhone Theft Still a Problem in #NYC

#iPhone Theft Still a Problem in #NYC

The NYPD is continuing efforts to prevent iPhone thefts, a major problem in New York City, according to Metro US.  Police Commissioner Ray Kelley and Mayor Michael Bloomberg claim that the overall increase in citywide crime in 2012 was because of Apple product theft. Between January 1 and September [Full Story…]

Tourists Navigate NY with #iPads and #iPhones

Tourists Navigate NY with #iPads and #iPhones

Roughly 50 million tourists visit NY annually—and they use iPhones and iPads as virtual tour guides. They shop for bargains with Living Social. Twitter is a good source for nightclubs. Tourists are also fond of Facetime and Skype, because it allows them experience places like Times Square with their [Full Story…]

#NYPD Launches New #iPhone App for Citizens

#NYPD Launches New #iPhone App for Citizens

The recently released NYPD iPhone app lets users stay up-to-date with the latest in crime-fighting activities. It is also useful in helping build neighborhood organizations and crime-watch coalitions. "[The NYPD] recognizes that community members are our partners in the reduction of crime and [Full Story…]

#CityNotes Creates NY Holiday iPhone App For #Tourists

#CityNotes Creates NY Holiday iPhone App For #Tourists

Technology writer Dan Frommer created the iPhone app NYC Holiday Guide as a pilot project for his startup, City Notes. According to The New York Times, the app follows a “less is more” philosophy and features 20 locations, most with a holiday theme. Among the featured venues are the Plaza Food Hall [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Releases New #iPadApp

#Tumblr Releases New #iPadApp

Tumblr just released the 3.2.3 version of its iOS app. The free app is compatible with post 3 GS versions of the iPhone, the 4th and 5th generation of iPod touch and the iPad. The NY-based microblogging site also has an Android app compatible with both phones and tablets. CNET [Full Story…]

#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

NY-based startup Seat Geek launched a new iPhone app that lets users to search and buy tickets for sports, concerts and other events. According to Forbes, the company already had a mobile app, but they wanted to create one from "the ground up" after seeing mobile traffic increase by about 40% in a [Full Story…]

NY Rejoices Over New #GoogleMaps App

NY Rejoices Over New #GoogleMaps App

When Google Maps launched its new iPhone app Wednesday, New Yorkers cheered. According to the New York Post, Manhattan resident Coco Rocha tweeted, “My life has direction again!” NY’ers say that the app makes a big difference—especially when looking for subway stations, social events and exploring [Full Story…]

#Vimeo Releases New iPhone App

#Vimeo Releases New iPhone App

 Vimeo just released its latest iPhone app. Their mobile team said Vimeo 3.0 is "awesomer, sleeker, more beautiful, way awesomer, and also much more awesomer than ever before." The NY-based company’s app allows users to record video and upload it directly to the web without leaving the application. [Full Story…]

#MSG Sets #Knicks Wireless Charging Giveaway

#MSG Sets #Knicks Wireless Charging Giveaway

Madison Square Garden will be participating in a corporate giveaway that will provide about 5,000 Knicks fans with specially designed smartphone cases. The cases allow users to charge their iPhones wirelessly from 550 charging spots in the arena's corporate suites and eighth-floor viewing area, [Full Story…]

Taxi and Limousine Commission Backtracks on Taxi-Hailing Apps

Taxi and Limousine Commission Backtracks on Taxi-Hailing Apps

When Uber announced its taxi-hailing app in August, David Yassky, chairman of the Taxi and Limousine Commission, originally favored the idea. The New York Times reported that in August, Yassky emailed city officials saying that allowing electronic hailing “was the policy most consistent with [Full Story…]