Audm, the subscription app that turns long-form content into digital audio that is narrated by professional voice actors, has been acquired by The New York Times Company. The terms of the transactions were not disclosed. Founded in 2016 by Christian Brink and Ryan Wegner, Audm had only raised a mere $120K in reported equity funding as […]
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In November, the New York Times made another move to stay alive in a world that’s shifting to digital by running their first ever native print ad. In case you’re not familiar, a native ad is an ad that matches the platform it’s hosted on in function and appearance. Unlike banner ads or sidebar ads, which […]
The Array of Things project in Chicago is installing hundreds of sensors across the city, in hopes of providing a new breed of data-fueled urban planning.
According to my high school report card, I shouldn’t be where I am today. My college GPA will concur. Ask around among my former teachers and classmates and they’ll probably recall me as a below average student at best, and “that kid with learning disabilities,” at worst. Growing up with dyslexia is no walk in […]
A number of NYC’s finest startups presented at the latest Entrepreneurs Roundtable at Microsoft’s west side offices, where guest investor Jason Klein discussed GeoDisruption – transforming industries through the use of location-based technology, and investing.
Internet-connected lightbulbs now cost as little as $15. Geoffrey A. Fowler discovered that using them is seldom as easy as flipping a switch, or using the as-seen-on-TV Clapper.
Campus Job is an online marketplace for students to find part-time jobs during the school year, and for businesses to find students to hire for short-term work. The site is set up at more than 7,000 post-secondary schools nationwide, with students already registered at nearly 500 U.S. campuses, including all eight Ivy League colleges, the […]
Nicholas Felton, an information designer who used to work at Facebook, has tracked almost every aspect of his life, from the miles he’s walked to the average length of his personal conversations.
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Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you brush up on past events ranging from the Roman era to World War I.
Yahoo Tech’s David Pogue untangles the complexities of net neutrality.