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WSJ Uses Foursquare To Alert Users About Times Square Evacuation

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WSJ Uses Foursquare To Alert Users About Times Square Evacuation

Where are they going? New Yorkers' daily movements mapped

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Jeff Clark, of Neoformix, has used data from geolocated tweets to map the movements of New York's Twitter users over a typical dayDrawing inspiration from Hint's wind map of America, Neoformix's Jeff Clark has created a similarly intricate map of New Yorkers' daily journeys.The map was produced using data from...
Where are they going? New Yorkers' daily movements mapped

Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service

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Late last week, one Justin Watt discovered something suspicious going on with the wi-fi at his hotel, the Times Square Marriott. Not content to charge him hundreds for the room and $16.95 for internet access, it appeared that the service provider was using JavaScript injection to serve banner ads on...
Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service

What Happens When A Famous Restaurant Doesn't Buy Its Domain Name

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See the latest internet joke in what has been a prank-filled day. On a day when Jeep's Twitter feed was hacked and MTV's was fake-hacked, a New York-based programmer became an instant internet sensation on Tuesday after he pulled a prank of his own on his recently purchased internet...
What Happens When A Famous Restaurant Doesn't Buy Its Domain Name

dpstyles: OMG they're selling Google Glass in Times Square! #3D

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dpstyles: OMG they're selling Google Glass in Times Square! #3D...
dpstyles: OMG they're selling Google Glass in Times Square! #3D

Man single-handedly building a metro rail

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"Russian hero" Leonid Murlyanchik has been building his own metro rail system, single-handedly, since 1984, using materials he buys with his pension. The Most Unusual Metro In The World Toronto subway etiquette posters Hey Jude: Times Square subway sing-along Slime as Engineer - brainless mold mimics Tokyo subway Subways...
Man single-handedly building a metro rail

The 404 1,243: Where clouds are for the weak (podcast)

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Steve Guttenberg helps us celebrate Audiophiliac Month with some sound-related memes, a look back at Times Square in the '70s, the birth and death of the Apple iPod, and more. [Read more]...
The 404 1,243: Where clouds are for the weak (podcast)

Microsoft Badly Wants to Rock Your Face off With its New Times Square Store

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The store in all her glory. (Photo: Joe Zaga on Instagram) Does employee training at Microsoft now just consist of watching CEO Steve Ballmer flipping his shit on loop? After attending the opening of the company’s new store in Times Square, we can’t help but wonder. The store itself–the first...
Microsoft Badly Wants to Rock Your Face off With its New Times Square Store

LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

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LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist. Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out...
LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

Check out how #TeamBlackBerry plans to Be Bold in 2012 [Infographic]

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Way back at the end of 2011, New Years Eve to be specific, you may recall that BlackBerry sponsored a little event called Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. During the broadcast, the giant billboards in Times Square were home to not only BlackBerry advertising, but...
Check out how #TeamBlackBerry plans to Be Bold in 2012 [Infographic]

Developers: Win up to $25K in cash and prizes in The StreetApps Challenge

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As you may know, OpenCalais is a strategic initiative from Thomson Reuters, which is an industry leader in providing timely, accurate information to financial professionals.   With those professionals increasingly turning to mobile devices, Thomson Reuters is challenging developers to build the most useful, high-quality, and visually appealing mobil apps,...
Developers: Win up to $25K in cash and prizes in The StreetApps Challenge

We have a new look: Let me show you around the place

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When you click on a GigaOM headline today, you’ll notice that the story page you land on looks a little different than it did yesterday. We think the new look is airier, with a bit more white space to let the headline and story breathe and to give your eyes...
We have a new look: Let me show you around the place
Microsoft gearing up to make smartphones, tablets and PCs in company-saving strategy shift

In Which We Investigate the Scene Outside of NASDAQ’s Times Square MarketSite

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Betabeat has the distinct pleasure of working a few blocks from the NASDAQ MarketSite, so we decided to venture over and see what the scene looked like on the day of the biggest-ever tech IPO. We arrived just as Facebook released its shares and watched the prices flash up and...
In Which We Investigate the Scene Outside of NASDAQ’s Times Square MarketSite

Times Square bombing — where were the cameras?

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Times Square bombing — where were the cameras?

Times Square Terror: Drone Payback?

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Times Square Terror: Drone Payback?

The 404 1,100: Where we spoke in class today (podcast)

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Can you believe that Pearl Jam's "Jeremy" premiered on MTV two decades ago? We're all feeling a little old, so we'll cheer ourselves up with a picture collection of Olympic divers in mid-jump. We'll also talk about Nasa airing the Mars Landing in Times Square, review the new Digg homepage,...
The 404 1,100: Where we spoke in class today (podcast)
Amazon Wants To Build A Bio-Dome Three Blocks From An Actual, Normal Park

Genome Sequencing Lab Coming to Times Square Tomorrow In the Form of a 1976 Tour Bus

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Some scientist's idea of steampunk. Why would you retrofit a 1976 tour bus with cutting-edge gene sequencing technology? More like, why wouldn't you. New York City residents can see this back-to-the-future experiment in person for the first time tomorrow when Life Technologies' "Ion Bus" stops by Times Square on Broadway between 46th and...
Genome Sequencing Lab Coming to Times Square Tomorrow In the Form of a 1976 Tour Bus
'Kiss in Times Square' Leica camera fetches nearly $150,000 at auction
Rovio hints at Angry Birds and Star Wars collaboration launch on October 8th

Facebook Eyes Old New York Times Building for New NYC Engineering Office

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(flickr.com/chadwho1ders) Facebook is heightening its presence in New York and is looking to expand from its Madison Avenue digs into a bigger office that is better equipped for its influx of engineers. According to Crain’s New York, sources say the execs at Facebook are considering an office space in the...
Facebook Eyes Old New York Times Building for New NYC Engineering Office

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

You Don't Have To Have An Idea To Apply To Y Combinator

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Ideas are over-rated. Y Combinator announced today that you don't even need an idea to apply for its upcoming program. What gives? According to the Y Combinator blog: "A lot of the startups we accept change their ideas completely... Reddit was originally going to be a way to order...
You Don't Have To Have An Idea To Apply To Y Combinator

U.S. Urges Swift Action in Pakistan After Failed Times Square Bombing - NYTimes.com

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U.S. Urges Swift Action in Pakistan After Failed Times Square Bombing - NYTimes.com

Converge Brings Coworking to New Jersey

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Coworking seems to be heating up big time over the past 6-12 months.  Coworking takes many forms…and the number of locations for shared work space continues to rise. Here in NYC we have a variety of locations including New Work City, Philly has Independents Hall and San Francisco has Citizen...
Converge Brings Coworking to New Jersey
The self-portraits historic figures would have captured with their smartphones
Mars rover Curiosity's history in pictures, and how to watch the landing live

Cancel All of the Gift Guides: Everyone Gets This Sean Jean Pullover With a Built-In Video Screen

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EXCLUSIVE. Get your wallet and brace for one-stop holiday shopping. CNET reports that Macy’s has teamed up with Diddy-owned clothier Sean Jean to create THE must-have gift for the men in your life: A fleece sweater that comes with a video screen sewn into the sleeve. Stylish does not even...
Cancel All of the Gift Guides: Everyone Gets This Sean Jean Pullover With a Built-In Video Screen

Mozilla to Launch Firefox Home, an iPhone app

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In October 2009, Mozilla’s outgoing CEO John Lilly told me that Mozilla was working on a new iPhone app which it would release in next few weeks. Weeks turned into months, but Mozilla is finally getting ready to release Firefox Home, which as predicted was based on a Mozilla Labs...
Mozilla to Launch Firefox Home, an iPhone app
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