For wealthy entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, the best way to network isn't playing a round of golf but racing sports cars, the New York Times' Farhad Manjoo reports. Race-car enthusiasts at big tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google have formed groups and rent out local tracks on the weekends. Show More Summary
Time Inc. won’t be boosting Sports Illustrated’s video presence after all. According to The New York Post, talks between the publisher and CineSport — a sports video platform — have broken down. A source told the Post that Time Inc. was looking for ways to bolster SI’s digital offerings, and talks were progressing. Show More Summary
He co-founded Tazo and Stash. The founder of big-time tea company Tazo has passed away: Steven Smith died Monday of liver cancer, reports The New York Times. "What Starbucks did for coffee, craft brewers did for beer and artisanal vintners did for wine, Mr. Show More Summary
The New York Times has a report today that provides some additional insight into Apple’s plans for the upcoming streaming music service that the company is rumored to be developing with its Beats division. Being billed as a service that...Show More Summary
Apple acquired Beats Music last year, and now the two tech giants are working together on a new streaming service to rival Spotify, The New York Times reports. The two companies are planning a subscription service which will apparently feature an enhanced version of iTunes Radio. Show More Summary
Apple and Beats Music are working on a new streaming service to rival Spotify, The New York Times reports. The two companies are planning a subscription service which will apparently feature an enhanced version of iTunes Radio. It's also been reported that Trent Reznor is playing a significant role in redesigning the iPhone's music app. Show More Summary
Starbucks' Frappuccino is made with "soluble coffee." San Francisco-based Pete's Coffee & Tea is introducing a new drink and simultaneously throwing punches at its competitors. According to the New York Times, the company will start selling Javiva — a new cold coffee drink featuring crushed ice — on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Douglas C. Pizac/AP By TALI ARBEL NEW YORK -- Comcast (CMCSK) says it expects its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable (TWC) to take longer because of a long-running regulatory review. The country's largest cable company wants to buy Time Warner, the No. Show More Summary
Does your company have what it takes to earn a coveted spot on Crain's New York Business' 2015 Best Places to Work list? It's time to find out. Registration is now open to nominate companies for... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Nielsen is set to offer data on viewing by Netflix and Amazon Prime subscribers for the first time. ||| New York - Nielsen, the company that measures TV audiences, will begin offering data on viewing by Netflix and Amazon Prime subscribers for the first time starting midyear, Chief Executive Officer Mitch Barns said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Michelle Leder reports on her footnoted blog that payments to Ochs-Sulzberger family members employed by the New York Times Company during 2014 rose from 2013. She sends this excerpt from her footnotedPro subscribers-only post: Samuel Dolnick, the deputy sports editor and senior editor, mobile, for the New York Times, received compensation of $172,456 in 2014, … Read More
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Deals are reportedly in the works to give Facebook greater control over the news stories shared on its platform. According to The New York Times, Facebook has met with several media companies to discuss the possibility of its directly hosting their content -- a shift that would fundamentally change how users access news articles on the site. Show More Summary
Pamela Paul, the editor of The New York Times Book Review, has signed a deal for her memoir. Henry Holt & Company executive editor Paul Golob negotiated the terms of the agreement with literary agent Lydia Wills. The release date for My Life with Bob has been set for Fall 2017. Show More Summary
All the news that’s fit to Facebook? The New York Times reported that the social network is in talks with media companies about hosting their content, rather than directing users to external links. According to the Times, companies involved...Show More Summary
A company called Keywee, which helps brands distribute their content-marketing efforts, has raised $9.1 million in Series A financing from several investors, including Innovation Endeavors, whose... To view the full story, click the title link.
Several media companies are about to take a big gamble on Facebook. The New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic are all discussing partnerships with Facebook that would have them produce content hosted on the social giant. The deal would be great for Facebook, but publishers are obviously more wary. Show More Summary
Facebook is in talks with "at least half a dozen" media companies including The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and The National Geographic to publish their content directly to the platform, according to The New York Times. The idea is that...Show More Summary
This valuable story in The New York Times would appear to indicate the platformization of news has reached a new level: In recent months, Facebook has been quietly holding talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting their content inside Facebook rather than making users tap a link to go to an...