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Time Warner Cable 4Q results top Street's view

Time Warner Cable's fourth-quarter net income rose 5% thanks in part to cost-control efforts and higher revenue. The New York company, which is currently being pursued by smaller cable TV operator... To view the full story, click the title link.

As family files wrongful death lawsuit, Uber admits it didn’t directly background check towncar drivers

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Yesterday the New York Times broke two stories about Uber. First, that the family of the six year old who was killed New Year’s Eve by Uber driver Syed Muzzafar is filing a wrongful death suit against the company, the first such suit in Uber’s history. Secondly, that Uber has told its drivers they will need to undergo new...

A child of the digital age

The New York Times has published a fascinating story about the successes and tribulations of Uber, the digital taxi company. To me, the really interesting part is the portrayal of the founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick. I don't want to overstate this, but Mr. Show More Summary

Coke, Nike Call Climate Change ‘Commercial Threat’

Coca-Cola and Nike are among the global companies that have acknowledged that climate change is a major threat to commerce and adapted their business practices as a result, the New York Times reports. Coke’s turning point came in 2004 when the beverage giant lost an operating contract in India due to water scarcity. After a […]

Pig Photos Censored in Malaysia

Photos of pigs were blackened out by a printing company in the Malaysian edition of the New York Times. The 'pig censorship' shocked many people in the Muslim-majority nation

Andre Leon Talley Will Have Uggs for Days at Zappos

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

"I miss the gilded cage. That's with a capital G and a capital C," Andre Leon Talley told the New York Times about Vogue, after finally settling into his new gig as the artistic director of Zappos Couture. The company is rebuilding its little-known couture site on ALT's larger-than-life-personality and stacked... More »

NewsCred gets $25M to expand its growing media tech empire

3 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

Is NewsCred a news company or an ad company or a software service? The answer is all three. That, along with its partnerships with names like the New York Times and P&G, is a big reason to take notice of the young company.

Pig photos censored in Malaysia

Printing company blacks out photos of pigs in International New York Times because "this is a Muslim country".

Pig faces censored in Malaysian edition of New York Times

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

"A representative from the printing company based in Shah Alam told the Malay Mail Online in a telephone conversation that pictures of pigs are not allowed in a Muslim country like Malaysia."

How a Boston man became a China Internet mogul

You can start a company anywhere these days, but here is why it's important to never stay put. The New York Times profiles Boston native Richard Robinson today, a leader in China's Internet revolution who's made big bets on some of its...Show More Summary

Andrew Ross Sorkin: Top Executives Run Their Companies to Reduce Inequality

It amazing what you can learn reading the New York Times. Andrew Ross Sorkin devoted his column today to the annual World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland. He goes through a list of top executives of major companies and then...Show More Summary

Nieman Marcus Hack Went Unnoticed for Five Months

Hackers penetrated the internal computer systems of the retailer Nieman Marcus to steal customer credit card information five months before the company learned of the breach, The New York Times revealed Thursday. The company revealed...Show More Summary

Hoefler & Frere-Jones, The Beatles Of The Type World, Are Breaking Up

Tobias Frere-Jones says "treacherous" Jonathan Hoefler cheated him of his half of one of the world's most famous type foundries--a company that has worked for everyone from Nike to The New York Times. Hoefler & Frere-Jones--perhaps the...Show More Summary

NYPD Commissioner Says Apple Is In Cahoots With Insurance Companies Over Kill Switch

Smartphone crime has become an epidemic. Especially in places like New York City where the crime rate went up for first time in twenty years thanks to thieves mugging people for their iPhones. As a response to the iPhone crimewave, … Read more ›

Time Warner to relocate New York headquarters to cut costs

(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc will relocate its Manhattan corporate headquarters to the Hudson Yards development from Columbus Circle in a move to bring operations under one roof and cut costs, the company said on Thursday.

First Energy Bows to Shareholder Pressure to Cut Emissions

Utility FirstEnergy, one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the US, has responded to shareholder demands and agreed to reduce its carbon emissions, the New York Times reports. The company — the eighth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the US according to the Greenhouse 100 index — says it will study and report on […]

With Time Warner Cable bid, Malone aims to be king of consolidation

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Known as "The King of Cable" after he built a small Denver cable company into the nation's largest system in the 1980s, John Malone aims to become the king of consolidation in the same industry once again.

Math And Computer Geeks Got A Nice Belly-Laugh After This New York Times Correction

Sometimes we get our ithms confused too. Here's a correction from the New York Times that made us laugh (via Justin Wolfers): An article on Thursday about a settlement between the asset management company BlackRock and the New York attorney...Show More Summary

Tech companies meet with the White House before President Obama releases surveillance recommendations

Tech companies met with the White House again today in an effort to help shape surveillance reforms. Those from Yahoo, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft were present, according to the New York Times, for a meeting that precedes President Obama’s anticipated …

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