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Top Tech Execs Ponder Trends at #BusinessInsider NY Conference

Top Tech Execs Ponder Trends at #BusinessInsider NY Conference

Tech giants discussed the difficulty of being in the spotlight at the Business Insider Ignition Conference in NY this week. AOL founder Steve Case said, "One day you're the smartest guy in the world, the next day you're the dumbest. It goes with the territory." According to Variety, Case fell from [Full Story…]

#HBO, #Showtime to Air #SandyBenefit Concert at #MSG in NY

#HBO, #Showtime to Air #SandyBenefit Concert at #MSG in NY

The Dec. 12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert at Madison Square Garden will be televised by several major networks and lived streamed. The concert will be shown on AMC, HBO, Showtime and Sundance Channel, and it is expected that other networks will also air the event. The Sandy Concert will be [Full Story…]

Yahoo and Wenner Media to Co-Produce Content

Yahoo and Wenner Media to Co-Produce Content

NY-based Wenner Media and Yahoo announced a cross-promotional content deal this week. Editorial teams from both companies will co-create exclusive entertainment content.  The deal includes Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, Us Weekly, as well as Yahoo’s omg! and Yahoo Music. MediaPost [Full Story…]

New #Yahoo COO Will be Based in NY

New #Yahoo COO Will be Based in NY

Yahoo's new chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, will be based at the company's NY offices, according to Adweek. Mr. de Castro, who does not start until the middle of next month, will oversee sales at Yahoo in addition to running day-day day operations. The decision to locate Yahoo's new COO [Full Story…]

NYs Blip Partners With Yahoo for Web Shows

NYs Blip Partners With Yahoo for Web Shows

Blip, the seven-year-old NY startup that distributes and monetizes original web series for independent web-video producers, has formed a partnership with Yahoo to promote and distribute each others video series. Through the deal Yahoo will promote 13 shows that Blip has distribution rights to on [Full Story…]

Orthodox Web Cafe in Brooklyn Keeps Internet out of Homes

Orthodox Web Cafe in Brooklyn Keeps Internet out of Homes

In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, local tech cafe  iShop, owned by Joseph Oppenheim, filters access to websites in the area at the back of his store when Orthodox Jewish customers can go online.  Oppenheim's goal, as he is part of the Satmar hasidic sect, is to follow the point of view of Rabbi Aaron [Full Story…]

Ex-Yahoo Scientists to Helm New NY Research Science Lab for Microsoft

Ex-Yahoo Scientists to Helm New NY Research Science Lab for Microsoft

Bits reports that Microsoft is bringing former Yahoo scientists into a new lab in NY, as the batch of 15 scientists will focus on the application of advanced computing tools.  Dr. David Pennock, who will head up the new lab, said that, “Microsoft is a fantastic place for research because it [Full Story…]

Internet Video Outlets Pitch Advertisers in NY Today

Internet Video Outlets Pitch Advertisers in NY Today

YouTube, Yahoo, AOL, Hulu and other Internet TV providers are holding Digital Content NewsFronts in NY today to show advertisers that digital video deserves more attention, the AP reports. Online video, estimated at around a $2 billion business, was only a fraction of $60.7 billion spent on TV [Full Story…]

AOL Launches New Real-Time Ad-Trading Platform

AOL Launches New Real-Time Ad-Trading Platform

AOL released a new ad-trading platform this week. With the new AdLearn Open Platform, advertisers can bid in real time on audiences across all AOL properties as well as on Yahoo and Google ad exchanges. AOL’s new platform is similar to other demand-side platforms, or DSPs, that are used to buy [Full Story…]

#NYEBN – Startup Roundtable With Esther Dyson: It’s About Passion

#NYEBN - Startup Roundtable With Esther Dyson: It’s About Passion

By Lauren Keyson The Entrepreneur Business Network convened at Morrison & Foerster in Midtown last night and featured Esther Dyson, the legendary angel investor whose investments have included Flickr and del.icio.us, both sold to Yahoo and Medstory, which was sold to Microsoft. Most of the [Full Story…]

Yahoo Reviled as a ‘Bully’ by NY Tech Scene for Lawsuit

Yahoo Reviled as a 'Bully' by NY Tech Scene for Lawsuit

When Yahoo! filed a 10-count patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook earlier this week it caused a stir in NY’s tech scene. According to Capital New York, the outcry from people like Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures isn’t over patent violation. Instead, they claim Yahoo broke the unspoken [Full Story…]

DCNF To Hold Digital Upfronts in NY

DCNF To Hold Digital Upfronts in NY

Digital Content NewFronts is holding a two-week NY event “where brands meet content.” DCNF, backed by AOL, Digitas, YouTube, Hulu, Microsoft Advertising and Yahoo! The Interactive Advertising Bureau will host events and forums throughout the second half of April at the IAB Ad Lab. Each DCNF partner [Full Story…]

Yext Founder Takes Big Risk, Shifts Entire Business

Yext Founder Takes Big Risk, Shifts Entire Business

Yext, a NY-based pay-per-call online advertising business, grew their annual revenue to $20 million in 2011; But shortly after this new found success, former CEO Howard Lerman decided to shift the entire business, virtually risking everything the company had accomplished. According to Business [Full Story…]

Unroll.me Testing Unsubscribe Service in Beta

Unroll.me Testing Unsubscribe Service in Beta

A NY startup called Unroll.Me is offering a beta product that unsubscribes email users from their unwanted newsletters and subscription emails. Launched in November, the company was started by CEO Josh Rosenwald, CTO Steven Greenberg and others. According to TheNextWeb, the product crawls an [Full Story…]

Yahoo to Construct Studio in NY

Yahoo to Construct Studio in NY

Yahoo is looking to open a Manhattan studio  facility in March with 5,000 square feet, two sets and seven edit rooms, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The new location will be its East Coast addition to its established presence in Sunnyvale and its Santa Monica studios in California. The former [Full Story…]