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#IBM Finds a Home on #Tumblr

#IBM Finds a Home on #Tumblr

IBM is celebrating its history of innovation on Tumblr. IBMblr has interviews and stories from actual IBM employees. It features products resulting from 20 years of patents and offers predictions about the future of technology. And, because it’s Tumblr, there are even GIFs. Sam Mazur, creative [Full Story…]

David Karp, #Tumblr’s Minimalist Genius

David Karp, #Tumblr's Minimalist Genius

David Karp, founder of Tumblr, is worth about $200 million on paper. He’s busy renovating his $1.6 million 1,700 square-foot Williamsburg loft—which is striking for its ascetic atmosphere. Karp owns very little—no books, a sofa, a TV, one suit. Forbes says that minimalist sensibility has guided [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…]

#USAToday, #Reuters and Thousands of #Tumblr Sites Hit by Massive Worm

#USAToday, #Reuters and Thousands of #Tumblr Sites Hit by Massive Worm

Tumblr was hit by a massive worm Sunday evening, affecting blogs by USA Today and Reuters. According to CNET, the worm left thousands of Tumblr sites with a post advising users to commit suicide. The hacker group GNAA claimed responsibility for the attack. Their Twitter profile said 8,600 unique [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Reaches 170M Visitors

#Tumblr Reaches 170M Visitors

Tumblr reported that its popular blogging site has reached 170 million worldwide visitors, securing its position in the top ten U.S. blogs. Fast Company reported that the news was posted on Tumblr's staff blog. Founder David Karp said he's "humbled" by the news. Tumblr is known for hosting often [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Releases Faster #iPhone App

#Tumblr Releases Faster #iPhone App

Engineer Bryan Irace spent the last three months rebuilding Tumblr’s iPhone app. The Verge reports the 3.2 version no longer relies on a webview—a feed pulled down from the web that turns into posts. Tumblr’s content has GIFs, chats, videos, photos and different kinds of HTML, all of which make [Full Story…]

The Real Deal Maps #NYTech Real Estate Boom

The Real Deal Maps #NYTech Real Estate Boom

A lengthy piece in The Real Deal (TRD) recently examined the NY real estate market's current tech boom. The market is having a difficult time defining a tech company in a world where almost everyone has a tech focus. Tech companies have brought expansion to real estate, but they still only represent [Full Story…]

#SiliconAlley Cool vs #SiliconValley Nerds

#SiliconAlley Cool vs #SiliconValley Nerds

As NY's tech and startup industry continues to grow, it is becoming more confident about being compared to Silicon Valley. NY founders are taking pride in the differences between the culture of the two cities. According to paidContent, founder of Tumblr David Karp said, "The west is about making [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Launches Ad Partnership Program

#Tumblr Launches Ad Partnership Program

Tumblr announced a list of ad agencies and technology vendors for its A-List Partnership Program. According to Ad Week, some of the partners include AKQA, Social@Ogilvy, 360i, We Are Social, and others. Marketing and revenue lead for Tumblr, Rick Webb, said, "We couldn’t be happier with the early [Full Story…]

Numerous Post #Sandy Relief Efforts by NY Tech Community

Numerous Post #Sandy Relief Efforts by NY Tech Community

After Hurricane Sandy the NY tech community mobilized its resources and time to help with donations, rebuilding, and other relief efforts. Here is a round up of some different NY tech initiatives that are doing their part to help those affected by the storm: WNYC's New Tech City reported on the [Full Story…]

NY’s Tumblr Updates iPhone App

NY's Tumblr Updates iPhone App

NY based Tumblr recently updated its iPhone app with a redesigned dashboard, faster posting and more detailed notifications, according to Venture Beat. Tumblr software enfineer Bryan Irace describes the app as "completely native." Also included in the updated app are new blog screens with blog [Full Story…]

NY Startups Link Up After #Sandy

NY Startups Link Up After #Sandy

As the NY tech community still struggles to get back on its feet, employees are working from home, other people’s apartments, coffee shops and basically anywhere with power and Wi-Fi. Boxee opened their offices to Kickstarter employees, while a few people located at the Hearst Tower building. [Full Story…]

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

Recently, NYC Digital hosted its second annual Engage NYC: Digital Media in Government summit. The event took place at Google's headquarters in New York. Presentations covered topics like digital communications and the state of the digital city in addition to an awards ceremony for outstanding work [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…]

#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…]