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The NYT debuts its first augmented reality-enhanced story on iOS

Apple’s investment in AR technologies has been ushering in a new wave of apps, from those that let you perform more practical tasks – like visualizing furniture placement in rooms –

Uber CEO says 2019 is the target for IPO

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was on stage at the New York Times’ Dealbook conference today, and the ride hailing company’s top executive put a timeline on Uber’s plans for going public

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Leslie Miley Contributor Leslie Miley is a Silicon Valley native who has held engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google. Featured in USA Today, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wired's 2017

Extracting bias at TechCrunch [Internal]

Our new guidelines underscore TechCrunch's pathological obsession with social platforms, but also call for our reporters to proceed with the utmost caution, expressing none of their rampant pre-existi

New Uber CEO departs New York Times board

Dara Khosrowshahi, the recently named CEO of Uber, is leaving the New York Times Company’s board of directors. According to a government filing, Khosrowshahi notified the NYT board on Thursday

The New York Times and The National teamed up for a VR film with 100% more angst

The kings of the alt-rock musical equivalent of a black and white photograph, The National, have a new virtual reality experience they’ve released with The New York Times. The VR documentary, &

Scribd offers an ‘Essential Student Bundle’, including an NYT subscription, for $1.87 per week

Scribd is giving college and graduate students access to its library of digital content, plus a subscription to The New York Times, at what it says is a 40 percent discount on the combination. CEO Tri

NY Times CEO Mark Thompson isn’t fazed by Trump’s criticism

Mark Thompson, CEO of the company that President Donald Trump has called the “failing” New York Times, doesn’t sound too bothered by presidential criticism. “I’ve been

Companies, governments brace for a second round of cyberattacks in WannaCry’s wake

As the world readies to open for business on Monday, companies and governments are bracing for a second round of cyberattacks in the aftermath of Friday’s WannaCry hack. Indeed, security experts

Crunch Report | Uber Responds to iPhone Tracking Report

Today’s Stories  Uber responds to report that it tracked devices after its app was deleted LinkedIn hits 500M member milestone for its social network for the working world Amazon’s driverless

Uber uses a software tool to identify and sidestep code enforcement officials

Uber is using a tool called “Greyball” to work identity requests made by certain users and deny them service, according to Mike Isaac reporting for the New York Times. The software, later

The New York Times offers free Spotify to new subscribers

If you’ve been thinking about subscribing to The New York Times, this could be the moment to do it, since The Times just announced a special offer that also includes free access to Spotify Premi

Apple pulls NYT apps from China’s App Store to comply with “local regulations”

For Chinese citizens, there’s now one less loophole in the country’s comprehensive censorship of Western media outlets. According to the The New York Times, on December 23, Apple removed

The New York Times invests in theSkimm

Big media companies are backing newsletter startup theSkimm. Following an $8 million round led by 21st Century Fox that was announced in June, theSkimm announced today that it has raised an additional

Matter launches media startup accelerator with Google News Lab and New York Times

In a wold where Old Media is locked in a perma-battle against New Media, the Matter Ventures accelerator is an interesting play. A startup accelerator aiming at the media, Matter has been based in San

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The NYT is giving out 300,000 more Google Cardboard viewers

The New York Times is giving out free Google Cardboard VR devices. Yes, again! The company had previously distributed a million some devices to print subscribers as part of the kickoff celebration aro

The New York Times acquires influencer marketing agency HelloSociety

The New York Times is expanding its native ad studio with the acquisition of HelloSociety, a digital marketing agency owned by Science, Inc. Los Angeles-based Science both invest in startups and build

Oakland Startup, The History Project, Raises $2M To Build Digital Time Capsules of Family, Personal Histories

After years of working in mobile advertising, founder Niles Lichtenstein discovered a box of records from his late father. That compelled him to start putting together memories and online histories ea

The New York Times Debuts Free Digital Day Passes For Its Newsstand Customers

The New York Times is today launching a new initiative aimed at converting those who occasionally buy a printed newspaper into digital customers: it's offering, for the first time ever, a digital "day
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