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#NYT Launches #Pinterest-Like Tool

#NYT Launches #Pinterest-Like Tool

The New York Times' R&D Labs launched a new tool allowing readers to collect passages, articles, videos and other NYT content and share it on Facebook and Twitter. paidContent compares the new tool, Compendium, to Pinterest, only with more text, and Storify with a single source. The [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…]

Apple Looks to Acquire The Fancy

Apple Looks to Acquire The Fancy

NY startup The Fancy is currently being scouted as a potential acquirement by Apple. The Fancy is a Pinterest-style e-commerce website and though it has a much smaller following than Pinterest, its sales are exploding. The Fancy raised a $10 million round at a reported valuation of $100 million last [Full Story…]

NYU Entrepreneur Challenge Winners Split $200,000

NYU Entrepreneur Challenge Winners Split $200,000

NYU has held the Entrepreneurs Challenge, a marathon competition for students, faculty and alums, for over a dozen years. The awards go to the three best startup ideas and has a total of $200,000 for award money. The challenge has had contestants like Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Dodgeball and [Full Story…]

#BlogWorld – Women and the Fear of Social Media

#BlogWorld - Women and the Fear of Social Media

By Lauren Keyson Yesterday’s Blog World event entitled World’s Stage: Women Using Social Media was really about women’s fears of it.  Lynette Young, founder of Women of  Google+ told her mostly all-female audience that they are staying away from social media because they feel their content is [Full Story…]

LocalResponse Tests its Social Retargeting Tool with TurboTax

LocalResponse Tests its Social Retargeting Tool with TurboTax

NY-based start up LocalResponse has created a new ad product that targets the intent of social media posts. According to Adweek, TurboTax maker Intuit was the first to use this technology, which gathers publicly available social media to target ad placements. This came in handy for TurboTax during [Full Story…]

Newslook App Lets Users Choose Their News Videos

Newslook App Lets Users Choose Their News Videos

The Newslook app for the iPad lets users compile their own channels of favorite news subjects.  Based in NY, the service offers a comprehensive look at video news and makes it easy to streamline news watching on the tablet, according to GigaOm. The app, which debuted at the paidContent 2012 [Full Story…]

Social Oriented Fab.com Rolls Out Fab 3.0

Social Oriented Fab.com Rolls Out Fab 3.0

This week, NY-based Fab.com, a daily deals site focused on design-oriented sales, launched a redesigned Fab 3.0 site.  The revamped site offers new social shopping features, Facebook integration and a filter for products. Individual items show the number of shares and prices on Twitter, Facebook [Full Story…]

What Does the Future Hold for Foursquare? #4sqDay

What Does the Future Hold for Foursquare? #4sqDay

As today is officially considered "4sqDay" by it users, Foursquare  announced that it now has 20 million of them, accounting for 2 billion check-ins, according to The Next Web. Questions regarding the startup's longevity, however, have arisen as Business Insider indicates that Foursquare is no [Full Story…]

Umami Reveals Two New Enhancements for iPad

Umami Reveals Two New Enhancements for iPad

According to Cynopsis Digital, NY-based Umami TV has revealed two improvements to its free social TV app for the iPad. Users can instantly capture images from shows being watched and share them on Facebook and Twitter -- "Pinterest for the social TV space," the company likes it to. The second [Full Story…]

People Expands its #Oscars Coverage

People Expands its #Oscars Coverage

The day after the Academy Awards is People.com’s biggest traffic day of the year. Millions peruse the site to see who made the best and worst dressed lists, so for tonight's event, , People will feature a new Facebook tie-in and a Pinterest board for red carpet fashions. It will also incorporate an [Full Story…]

WSJ Sends Reporters to Cover #NYFW via Pinterest

WSJ Sends Reporters to Cover #NYFW via Pinterest

The Wall Street Journal is using Pinterest to cover NY Fashion Week, sending nine reporters with iPhones and Instagram accounts  to file constantly. The best images will be featured on Pinterest and posted to the paper’s Fashion Week section on their website. The Journal’s Fashion Week pinboard [Full Story…]