Last month a piece in BuzzFeed mocked New York Times' staffers resistance to using Twitter. "[T]he company," Charlie Warzel wrote, "has struggled getting all of its staffers on board with 'new media.'" The observation made a large enough...Show More Summary
Apple has retained its top spot as the world's most valuable company in the latest rankings from consulting firm Interbrand, reports The New York Times. With its top spot in the rankings, Apple also bested fellow technology companies...Show More Summary
Harvard lawyer Marvin Ammori argues in a recent essay that while the New York Times helped define the free speech laws of the last generation, companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google…
Shares of Chimerix dropped sharply, falling as much as 5% on Wednesday, after Thomas Eric Duncan, an Ebola patient who was being treated with the company's experimental treatment, passed away. A New York Times report from earlier today...Show More Summary
Facebook has drawn criticism for its mandated use of real names on its social network, but to satisfy demands of anonymity – and take on Snapchat – the New York Times reports that the company plans to release a stand-alone … Read mo...
Facebook's stance on real names drew criticism recently, and it looks like the social network is leaping vigorously in the other direction. Sources within the company told the New York Times that Facebook plans to release an app that would let people talk anonymously. Read more...
Facebook recently came under fire for its real name policy and how it enforces that policy. Now it looks like the company is exploring another way to interact on its billion-strong social network. The New York Times is reporting that Facebook is working on a mobile app that would allow users to interact anonymously with each other. Show More Summary
-Adobe created this parody of the current state of marketing (video above). -Hewlett-Packard to announce division into two companies. -The New York Times takes a look back at Advertising Week. -Half of ad industry thinks programmatic...Show More Summary
On the Web: Square Raises $150 Million at a $6 Billion Valuation - New York Times BITS Blog - "This latest round, which was led by a new investor, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, places Square in the company of Internet...Show More Summary
A gritty Louisiana historian wants oil and gas companies to help restore state wetlands that are vanishing by the day—but politicians are fighting him tooth and nail, the New York Times Magazine reports. John Barry, an ex-weightlifter who writes dense US history books, watches in horror as Louisiana's wetlands...
(John Hinderaker) Yesterday the New York Times editorial board delivered a stern message to America’s tech companies: “Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem” was the title of the editorial. Recent data from those companies [Apple, Google...Show More Summary
There's a lot of fascinating material in this NYT Magazine article by Nathaniel Rich, but I'm just going to pick out a few things that might motivate you to read the whole thing rather than to think: New York Times Environmentalism.1. Show More Summary
The hacking of JPMorgan Chase—which was on par, size-wise, with the attack on Target —affected about nine other financial companies, too, the New York Times reports. Exactly which banks and brokerages those were isn't clear, nor is it certain if those breaches were as extensive as JPMorgan's. It's looking...
This post was first published as part of the New York Times Room for Debate feature "Apple vs. the Law," which asked: How much should tech companies cooperate with the government on data access? Apple's new encryption policy is a victory for privacy, security and free speech. Show More Summary
New York Times Co. plans to cut jobs across the company, including about 100 positions in the newsroom, to control costs and help boost long-term profitability. The publisher disclosed plans for the... To view the full story, click the title link.
(Reuters) - The New York Times Co said it planned to cut jobs to lower costs and invest the savings in its "digital future." "The reduction in positions will vary across the company," the New York Times said in a regulatory filing. The...Show More Summary
On the Web: Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register - New York Times - "The swift reaction by companies in the weeks since Apple Pay was unveiled makes clear that how we normally pay for goods and services is ripe for transformation."...Show More Summary
Tobacco companies are about the last group you might expect to be overly conscientious about consumer health, but in approaching e-cigarettes, it seems they're doing just that. The New York Times points out that tobacco giants Altria...Show More Summary
By Stephen Percoco, CFA: UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH) owns and operates manufactured home communities. The company currently owns 82 communities with 14,500 developed home sites located in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana and Michigan. Show More Summary
Food52, the recipe and cookware site co-founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser, is expanding its offerings and moving to new quarters on the heels of raising $6 million, the company... To view the full story, click the title link.