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Mobile Gaming: Birds, Thumbs and Guns — Addictive, Competitive, Cool #NYGC12

Mobile Gaming: Birds, Thumbs and Guns -- Addictive, Competitive, Cool #NYGC12

By Lauren Keyson Developers with amazing games and unique content came out in droves Friday for the Mobile Gaming Summit 2012 at the Jewish Heritage Museum in Battery Park City.   The games were diverse, spanning from the new Lazer Tag guns that use iPhone technology, to a pregnancy avoidance [Full Story…]

#FundingPost: Investors Need to Touch Prototypes and Don’t Say Viral

#FundingPost: Investors Need to Touch Prototypes and Don’t Say Viral

By Lauren Keyson Yesterday’s NYC Mobile Venture & Angel Conference in Hell’s Kitchen was focused on mobile technology within venture capital.  The takeaway was that there are lots of opportunities for early stage mobile companies to grow their business, raise capital, get customers and [Full Story…]

AlleyNYC Hosts Hackathon, Winners Announced

AlleyNYC Hosts Hackathon, Winners Announced

AlleyNYC, the newly opened space for startups hosted an event recently. Attending the event were various people, according to NYCEDC's Tumblr, like an IT developer at a consumer magazine who wants to make an app to increase the fuel economy of cars. Additionally, there was a Hackathon that had over [Full Story…]

Fab is Moving on Mobile #nyctech

Fab is Moving on Mobile #nyctech

By Q1 of next year, Jason Goldberg projects half of his sales will come from mobile devices. Goldberg, founder and CEO of Fab.com, is rethinking the company's mobile app strategy. He also noticed that rder sizes varies by device. The largest orders come from iPad users—with an average of two items [Full Story…]

#Microsoft Sponsors Free NY Wi-Fi

#Microsoft Sponsors Free NY Wi-Fi

Starting today, Microsoft's free "Wi-Fidelity" service will be available in hot spots around NY. According to TechCrunch, Boingo will be the provider for most of these hot spots. However, on November 1, more than 200 areas in NYC will also offer free Wi-Fi. This initiative is meant to hype up the [Full Story…]

New #FourSquare Feature May Revamp App

New #FourSquare Feature May Revamp App

Foursquare recently launched its newest feature a few months ago, called Explore, which gives users location-based recommendations and attempts to create a game atmosphere for the app. More recently, according to MediaPost, the company has been facing criticism from some who have said the app lacks [Full Story…]

NY Based Aviary Excels After Shift in Strategy #nyctech

NY Based Aviary Excels After Shift in Strategy #nyctech

Aviary, a NY-based startup, is currently serving more than 10 million image edits a day and boasts about 20 million users. According to Bloomberg, the software has been used to edit over a billion images in the last year. The company was founded in 2007 and was backed by Amazon's Jeff Bezos and [Full Story…]

Tumblr’s David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

Tumblr's David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

During Advertising Week in NY, Tumblr CEO David Karp spoke about the original ideas the company has for building its advertising. Recently, Tumblr launched its first paid product for advertisers, hired a leader for global sales, and tested out a few big name brands. According to GigaOm, Tumblr's [Full Story…]

Mobile and Social Take Center Stage During #AdvertisingWeek

Mobile and Social Take Center Stage During #AdvertisingWeek

This year’s Advertising Week will be headquartered in Times Square. Running through Oct. 1st to the 5th, programs on mobile and social apps take the forefront. Seminars by ESPN Mobile, BuzzFeed, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter and Tumblr are high on the marquee. Amazon’s Leadership [Full Story…]

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Broadband, a Stockholm-based technology developer for smart TVs and IPTVs, plans to build a NY branch. According to Xconomy, the company announced its acquisition of Brooklyn-based CloverLeaf Digital, which gives Accedo an automatic NY presence. CloverLeaf, in return, can increase its [Full Story…]

Thrillist Packages Content, Commerce and Data

Thrillist Packages Content, Commerce and Data

The NY based men's digital lifestyle magazine Thrillist has an e-newsletter, a mobile app, a local deals provider and a shopping recommender. CEO of Thrillist, Ben Lerer, spoke with AdExchanger about how Thrillist has combined editorial and shopping into one package. The company is also currently [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…]

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

As the new iPhone 5 goes on sale today, New York’s Finest will patrol NY Apple stores, preventing what they call “Apple picking.” The iPhone is thieves’ favorite device—with more than 4,100 reported stolen in August alone. NYPD officers will be stationed in 21 locations around the city—including [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…]

Brooklyn Startup Donates Old Phones to Charity

Brooklyn Startup Donates Old Phones to Charity

ExchangeMyPhone, a Brooklyn based startup, will take a person's old phone, erase all of their data from it and then recycle it or refurbish it for donation to the person's choice from 765,000 charities. Anyone with an old phone can go on their website and get a price quote for their device, [Full Story…]