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The New York Times Develops a BlackBerry 10 App

The New York Times Develops a BlackBerry 10 App

The New York Times just launched a BlackBerry 10 app. According to NewNewsCheck, the app includes news, information and opinion. Videos, slide shows, graphics and blogs are also optimized for the device. NetNewsCheck [Full Story…]

The New York Times Launches Incubator-like #timeSpace

The New York Times Launches Incubator-like #timeSpace

The New York Times is looking for NY-based early-stage companies focused on areas including media, mobile, social, advertising and video. They are accepting applications and will ultimately pick three to five companies for timeSpace. Companies get a four-month stint at the NYT’s midtown office and [Full Story…]

#NYT Columnist Creates Successful Children’s #App: Bobo Explores Light

#NYT Columnist Creates Successful Children's #App: Bobo Explores Light

Bobo Explores Light is currently 72 on the list of top grossing iPad apps. It was developed by Bob Tedeschi, who was The New York Times’ Gadgetwise columnist until last June (he moved desks after telling editors about the app’s success.) He developed the $4.99 app under a pseudonym so he wouldn’t [Full Story…]

#TimesSquare Ball Drop: #HighTech, But Better than #Fireworks?

#TimesSquare Ball Drop: #HighTech, But Better than #Fireworks?

Have you ever wondered why NY drops a ball in Times Square at midnight? According to The Atlantic, back in 1904, Alfred Ochs, publisher of The New York Times, wanted a huge New Year’s Eve celebration that would be the talk of the town. He arranged for a huge fireworks display right in front of his [Full Story…]

#NYTimes Now Earns More from #Subscribers than #Advertisers

#NYTimes Now Earns More from #Subscribers than #Advertisers

According to Bloomberg, 2012 is the first year ever that The New York Times will earn more revenue from subscriptions than from advertising. Digital subscriptions alone are expected to earn $91 million, according to analyst Douglas Arthur at Evercore Partners. The paywall accounts for 12 percent of [Full Story…]

#NYTimes’ #SnowFall Breaks Out of Normal #CMS Mode

#NYTimes' #SnowFall Breaks Out of Normal #CMS Mode

  The New York Times’ multimedia feature “Snow Fall” integrated video, photos and graphics in a seamless way. Graphics director Steve Duenes and deputy director of digital design Andrew Kueneman told The Atlantic Wire that the story wasn’t produced in a normal CMS. Their graphics [Full Story…]

#NYTimes Relaunches #Android News App

#NYTimes Relaunches #Android News App

The New York Times' newly relaunched Android news app features more than 25 sections of the paper, including news, opinion, videos, slide shows and blogs. The Times said the app allows for a full set of sharing options across social media and email. It also has offline reading ability and allows [Full Story…]

#NYTimes R&D Cracking the Digital Advertising Code

#NYTimes R&D Cracking the Digital Advertising Code

The New York Times' R&D Lab functions as its own in-house startup according to AdWeek. Recently the lab's focus shifted from strictly creative ideas to projects involving licensing and monetization, such as Cascade and Ricochet. The real-time Twitter visualizations created by Cascade [Full Story…]

Anonymous Warns NY Times With #OpNYT

Anonymous Warns NY Times With #OpNYT

Anonymous posted “Anonymous Declaration of #OpNYT” on Pastebin recently, according to BetaBeat. However, the press release was described as "long-winded" by Gawker's Adrian Chen, and this makes it difficult to understand what exactly the hacker group is trying to say. The group seems to be [Full Story…]

New York Times Discontinues Blackberry App

New York Times Discontinues Blackberry App

Recently, the New York Times Co.  decided that they will no longer be supporting their applications for Blackberry and the Palm Pre. Though the company has not ruled out developing an app for devices that will run on RIM's new operating system, BlackBerry 10, as of now BlackBerry users can only read [Full Story…]

NY Times Updates Windows Phone App

NY Times Updates Windows Phone App

The New York Times has released a redesigned app for Windows Phones. The new app now includes features like live tile integration, cloud saving of content, the ability to share content through social media, pivot navigation to digital content, and an overall new look and improved performance speed. [Full Story…]

Triple Canopy’s Editorial Offices Double as Party Space

Triple Canopy's Editorial Offices Double as Party Space

In September, Triple Canopy will take up new offices in Brooklyn. The online art journal signed a five-year lease for a 1,500 sq. ft. space at 155 Freeman St. in Greenpoint. The location, shared with two other nonprofits, will double as an editorial office and party space. Founders Peter J. [Full Story…]

Is New York Times Paywall Working? Two Views

Is New York Times Paywall Working? Two Views

The New York Times is taking the right paywall approach while newspapers continue to transition from print to digital, according to Larry Kramer, a contributor to NY-based financial commentary news site, Seeking Alpha.  Kramer subscribes to the weekend delivery of the printed Times and receives [Full Story…]

Union Square Ventures’ Wenger on Mobile Startups: (#PCMobile)

Union Square Ventures’ Wenger on Mobile Startups: (#PCMobile)

In an interview with paidContent, Albert Wenger, a partner in Union Square Ventures, identified mobile phones as “the first true single-user device", stating that the mobile phone embodied a digital version of your personal identity. He commented that he is looking forward to a time when someone [Full Story…]

Daily Beast Scams NY Times Most Emailed Article List

Daily Beast Scams NY Times Most Emailed Article List

The Daily Beast recently took on The New York Times influential  "most emailed articles" list, launching an experiment to find out how many people would be needed to email an obscure science story to make that story rise to the top 25  list. The magic number was 1270. Individuals would have to go [Full Story…]