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#NYTimes Circulation Increases 40 Percent, Thanks to Digital

#NYTimes Circulation Increases 40 Percent, Thanks to Digital

The New York Times’ circulation increased 40 percent, according to a recently released report by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. The big bump was due to an increase in digital subscribers, which number more than 896,000, more than any other of the 25 dailies on ABC’s list. According to the [Full Story…]

#NYT Launches New HTML5 iPad App

#NYT Launches New HTML5 iPad App

The New York Times recently launched an HTML5 app for the iPad. The Times is calling this part of their “NYT Everywhere” strategy. But according to The Next Web, it could also be a way for the paper to leave Apple’s Newsstand. The Financial Times recently left the Newsstand because Apple charges a [Full Story…]

Fast Pace Transition to Digital Challenges NY Times

Fast Pace Transition to Digital Challenges NY Times

Adapting to the ever-increasing pace of change is one of the New York Times’ biggest challenges, according to Jim Roberts, the paper’s assistant managing editor. Once they shifted over to the web, the paper had to adapt to smartphones and iPads. Social media also took them by surprise. Roberts [Full Story…]

Uber’s Taxi Hailing App Stalled by TLC

Uber's Taxi Hailing App Stalled by TLC

Uber is the latest taxi-hailing smartphone app to run into regulatory confusion. The app allows cab drivers and passengers to find one another. But the San Francisco-based app may not be legal in NY. Taxi regulations do not allow yellow cabs to make prearranged rides, nor can drivers use electronic [Full Story…]

NYTimes Leads Defense in Mobile Patent Suit

NYTimes Leads Defense in Mobile Patent Suit

The New York Times is leading the defense of several companies that have used technology to send text messages with Web links to mobile phones. The technology was patented by inventor Richard J. Helferich, who filed an outline of how such a system would work with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office [Full Story…]

NY Times Close to Selling About.com

NY Times Close to Selling About.com

The guide and info site About.com, which has been around since the early days of the Internet, will likely be getting a new owner.  According to All Things D the site, which has been owned by The New York Times since 2005,  might soon get acquired by Answers.com for $270 million. Though the deal [Full Story…]

NYTimes.com’s Paywall is Succeding

NYTimes.com's Paywall is Succeding

The Sulzberger family has had control of The New York Times for over a century and seems to always be in the middle of one controversy or another, and the financial troubles of the last ten years have threatened to take the famous publication out of existence. New York Magazine's Seth Mnookin did a [Full Story…]

NYTimes Reports Digital Paywall Growth

NYTimes Reports Digital Paywall Growth

The digital paywall that The New York Times implemented in March 2011 continues to pick up speed. According to Mashable, about 509,000 people now subscribe, which is up 13% from March 2012. Additionally, people who are not subscribed can only read 10 articles a month on the website, down from 20 at [Full Story…]

NY Times Company Names Tech Experts to Board

NY Times Company Names Tech Experts to Board

The New York Times Company recently elected Joichi Ito and Brian McAndrews to their Board of Directors. Both Ito and McAndrews have extensive backgrounds in the technology and multimedia fields. According to a company press release, Ito is the director of the Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute [Full Story…]

NYTimes Ends NYU & CUNY Hyperlocal Site Collaborations

NYTimes Ends NYU & CUNY Hyperlocal Site Collaborations

The New York Times announced today that they will be ending their hyperlocal news collaborations, dubbed The Local, with both NYU and CUNY that cover the East Village, and the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. According to Capital, both schools were given a few weeks notice [Full Story…]

The NY Times Comes to Flipboard

The NY Times Comes to Flipboard

For the first time The New York Times will grant full access to a third party app via partnering with the popular news aggregation app Flipboard. The paper told All Things D that it has chosen to emulate cable TV's "TV Everywere" strategy, allowing paying subscribers to access their content on the [Full Story…]

THIRTEEN to Air NY Tech Economy Special on June 26

THIRTEEN to Air NY Tech Economy Special on June 26

"MetroFocus: The Tech Economy" is a TV special from MetroFocus that examines NY's plan to oust Silicon Valley as the leader in the new tech economy in the U.S. Highlights of the special will include a look inside Google, an interview with head of the NYCEDC Seth Pinsky, a special report by The New [Full Story…]

NY Times Joins Buzzfeed for Political Convention Coverage

NY Times Joins Buzzfeed for Political Convention Coverage

The New York Times has announced a collaboration with social content/news site Buzzfeed. The two institutions will work together covering the upcoming political conventions through video segments featuring Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith, as well as other reporters. Jim Roberts, the Times's [Full Story…]

NYTimes Now Beta Testing New Web Features

NYTimes Now Beta Testing New Web Features

With the help of the Times beta620 group, the average NYTimes.com user can consider themselves a beta tester, as The New York Times has released a new browser tool (available as a Chrome extension, Firefox add-on, or simple bookmarklet) allowing readers to test experimental web features the Times is [Full Story…]

Facebook Keeps Eyes Open for New NY Engineering Office

Facebook Keeps Eyes Open for New NY Engineering Office

After moving to the West Coast nearly eight years ago, Facebook is now searching for a space to establish an engineering office in NY. According to Crain's New York Business, Facebook has shown a keen interest in the former New York Times Building at 229 W. 43rd St. Though Times Square is not a [Full Story…]