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#NYCTech -Those people at Fly Labs have done it yet again! Their first four apps have each been featured as #1 on the App Store in Photo+Video category on launch, and Fly was one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2014.Fly Labs creates apps for...
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Business - It’s no secret that the cost of a four-year college education in America is on the rise, and showing no signs of slowing down. Even after tuition is paid, any incoming college student still faces plenty of costs to be dealt with....
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#NYCTech - The online world seems to get more and more visual every day. And if you’re a brand in a world where people want authenticity, how do you compete, using stock photography?In a world where almost anyone can connect with just...
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Cool Tech -GoPro will increase its pace of deals to stream content over the next two years as it seeks to build a media empire and diversify beyond just...
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Advice - Sharing isn’t always caring when it comes to social media. This is something we see every day through lengthy status rants on Facebook, detailed dirty laundry blog posts and 24 hours of a sick day chronicled entirely on...
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#NYCTech - If you ask people what their overarching desire for humanity is, most would say world peace. Upworthy founder Eli Pariser has more or less spent his career trying to make it happen – or at least, to help make the world a better...
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Advice - The future is bright for journalism, but not for the old breed of journalistsI was recently at a dinner convened around the future of media that included a handful of journalists and a good variety of individuals involved in the...
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#NYCTech - Of course we personally believe that content is king, but how do you get the content – and the word – out? It’s not just the ABCs. When it comes to online, you need your zeroes and ones, too – the publishing and content...
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#NYCTech - Not only did ZergNet close their Series A: they’re working with some of the top VCs in town.How did they do it? First, by providing a new way for publishers to grow their sites and monetize their traffic without showing a bunch...
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Advice - Real estate investing is known to be a playground for the big boys. Only the top 3% of the population in terms of financial wealth, can enjoy the game. With the democratization of financing via different means, most prominent would be...
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Advertising - To say that Shari Redstone is a force of nature is putting it mildly. You might detect a twinge of a Boston accent, but when she speaks, it’s definitely at a breakneck New York pace. You can almost tell that the cofounder and...
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Business - Digital commerce touches a number of industries beyond online retail, and exciting things are happening in the publishing world, particularly in education publishing. As “digital” invades the classroom, education publishers are...
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Business - Although the "battle" between traditional print media and social media is one that many folks on both sides of the table don't always love talking about, it's still a very real occurrence. Old powerhouses of print media are...
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#NYCTech - Look, we’re all busy. Sure, we like to stay informed, but with so much going on in the world and so little time – how?That’s where AbridgeME comes in. It’s a news and information/reference site that gives you the salient...
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Advice - Insights from Mike Germano, Chief Digital Officer at Vice MediaAn ongoing curiosity at NYC Media Lab is how established media companies organize themselves to take advantage of new technologies. Many corporations pay special...
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Business -Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. Adults now get their news on Twitter, according to a new survey from Pew Research Centers, with 85% of those consuming it on a...