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Subscription hell

Another week, another paywall. This time, it’s Bloomberg, which announced that it would be adding a comprehensive paywall to its news service and television channel (except TicToc, its media partner

Apple to launch a premium news subscription service, report says

More details are out this morning about Apple’s plans for Texture, the digital newsstand business it acquired last month. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to launch it

A year after its launch, Tech:NYC has become a force in New York politics

It’s been a little over a year since Fred Wilson and Tim Armstrong appeared onstage at Disrupt in New York to launch Tech:NYC. The two titans of New York City’s tech scene were angling t

Twitter will offer 24/7 streaming video news in partnership with Bloomberg

Twitter's always-on video programming plans didn't take long to come to light: The company's COO and CFO Anthony Noto discussed the idea just last week, and then late Sunday The Wall Street Journal re

Bloomberg Beta raises a second $75 million fund

When the partners at Bloomberg Beta — a $75 million seed investment fund — sit down to review how they’re doing, they say they don’t first look at the valuation of their portfolio. Ins

Twitter signs deal with Bloomberg to live stream financial news

Twitter and Bloomberg Media have announced today that they signed a deal to live stream three Bloomberg shows, as well as the network's markets coverage. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. T

Why Tech Entrepreneurs Should Support A Bloomberg Bid For The White House

Bloomberg literally backs the disruptors.

New Financial Times And Economist Owners Ponder The Future Of Digital Media

Who saw the recent sale of the Financial Times (FT) from Pearson to Nikkei for $1.3 billion coming? The sale of The Economist, also owned by Pearson, three weeks later, was less of a surprise, as Pear

Bloomberg Beta Continues Its Data-Based Outreach Targeting Future Founders

The venture arm of the media and information services giant Bloomberg is continuing its grand experiment in data-driven outreach to folks the firm thinks have the mettle to become the leaders of tomor

AOL Q1 Beats With $625.1M In Sales, EPS Of $0.34 On Back Of Ad Growth

Amid <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/05/01/crunchweek-secrets-demise-botched-earnings-and-microsoft-goes-viral/">a challenging market for tech stocks</a> this quarter, AOL today <a target="

YouTube Confirms Plans For An Ad-Free, Subscription-Based Service

Confirming reports from last fall, YouTube announced today its plans for an ad-free, subscription-based service by way of an email sent out to YouTube Partners. The email details the forthcoming optio

Bloomberg Brings 24-Hour Live News To Apple TV; Crackle, KOR TV And Watch ABC Also Added

Apple continues adding new channel partners to its Apple TV hardware, and now it's rolling out four new ones today (via 9to5Mac), including Watch ABC for streaming local ABC affiliate content, Crackle

Bloomberg Launches Bloomberg Beta, A $75 Million Early-Stage Investment Fund Led By Former IGN Exec Roy Bahat

Media company Bloomberg is launching its own venture capital fund today, putting aside $75 million to invest in early-stage startups. The fund, which has already put money into nine companies, is bein

Video Apps Vs. Web Video: Apps Are Invisible To Search

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/beet-tv-video-panel.jpg"> Videos on the iPad and other tablets look great, and increasingly apps are being created specifically for watching

Microsoft Puts New York City In The Cloud

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/mayorbloomberg.png"> When Mayor Bloomberg wants to make an announcement with Microsoft, CEO Steve Ballmer gets on a plane and flies to New Yo

Bloomberg Realizes The Web Is Not A Terminal

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/bloombergold.png"> There aren't a lot of news sites with black backgrounds for the simple reason that it isn't easy on the eyes (not to menti

Tech Layoffs Surge to 300,000

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/09.png" /> Layoffs in the tech sector are accelerating. It took exactly three weeks for tech layoffs to surge to 300,000, according to our <

Green: New York City mayor wants to install windmills all over the place

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing his best to make the city as green as possible. He’s so obsessed with this fad (going green) that he wants to install windmills in strategic locati