New York Times CEO Mark Thompson, who is the former executive director-general of the BBC, is on the receiving end of a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit that alleges that, under his watch, the company has begun to employ practices of "deplorable discrimination," which are sexist, racist, and ageist. The lawsuit was ... More »
The New York Times and Google have teamed up once again to fire out more Google Cardboard viewers. The companies plan to roll out 300,000 new units to digital subscribers of the news outlet. This move is in conjunction with "SeekingShow More Summary
New York Times: Fantasy Math Is Helping Companies Spin Losses Into Profits, by Gretchen Morgenson: Companies, if granted the leeway, will surely present their financial results in the best possible light. And of course they will try to persuade investors that the calculations they prefer, in which certain costs are...
New York Times plans to close editing and press operations in Paris (nytimes.com) Memo to staff: From: NYT Company Mail Date: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 3:45 PM Subject: On the Record from Arthur, Mark and Dean: Proposed Changes to Print INYT To: All Company Employees Dear Colleagues, Earlier this month, we announced a … Read More
Only six months after Apple began selling iBooks and iTunes Movies in China, the company has now been ordered by a Chinese Government agency to shut down sales, The New York Times reports. Although Apple originally had the Chinese government’s...Show More Summary
Curt Schilling has been fired by ESPN following a controversy over a transphobic Facebook post Schilling shared about so-called “bathroom bills.” The New York Times reports: “ESPN is an inclusive company,” ESPN said in a statement. “Curt… Read The post ESPN Fires Curt Schilling Over Transphobic Facebook Post appeared first on Towleroad.
Six bulldozers fought it out on the streets of Beijing, China in a violent machine brawl. According to a New York Times article that appears to be about the video, the fight began as an argument between two construction companies competing for business in the area. via reddit Help Laughing Squid Grow As an Independent […]
Though it's stunningly easy to do so, time doesn't always allow us to spend a day at one of New York City's beaches, so this summer, Rockaway Brewing Company is bringing the beach to us—in a manner of speaking. The team will open Playa NYC in Ridgewood on June 4th, reports QNS, where they'll be slinging beers and a bit of the beach in a 5,000-square-foot lot. [ more › ]
I profiled Mashable in July 2014 as the company was in the process of ramping up its news coverage. At the time, Jim Roberts, the New York Times veteran who’d been hired to lead Mashable’s news operations, told me that his goal was to build on the site’s origins as a site covering technology and...
The legal battle between the Cupertino-based technology company, Apple and the federal government rages on and this time, the battleground is in New York. According to a report in Tech Times, the Federal Bureau of Investigation haveShow More Summary
The company is replacing its single-serve plastic pods with more plastic pods Single-serve coffee manufacturer Keurig is trying to do something about its wasteful reputation. The New York Times reports that the company is introducing...Show More Summary
The widow of Harold von Braunhut, the Sea-Monkeys inventor, is battling a toy company for the rights to the multi-million dollar instant pet business. Author Jack Hitt writes a fascinating feature for New York Times Magazine about the lawsuit and the man behind the Sea-Monkeys, who held 196 patents on various inventions. Show More Summary
Apple engineers jumped on a conference call with press outlets shortly following Friday's New York court filing to tout the company's encryption efforts, while at the same time making clear that those protocols are in place to protect against hackers, not government intrusion.
The company announced that it would invest $50 million on a strategy to increase its digital audience and revenue outside the United States.
Documents FOIA'ed by Ryan Shapiro and shared with the New York Times shed some new light on previous FBI efforts to break encryption. Back in 2003, the FBI was investigating an animal rights group for possibly sabotaging companies that used animals for testing. Show More Summary
Four of the publishers behind some of the most well-known local news brands in the US — such as The Detroit Free Press, The Houston Chronicle, The Miami Herald, and The Los Angeles Times — have put their rivalries aside to form a new...Show More Summary
As approximately 36,000 Verizon workers went on strike Wednesday, the company promised its customers would be largely unaffected, the New York Times reports. And while the striking workers are largely employed in the company's wireline division—as opposed to its much larger wireless division—the Times states "customers can...
New York Times, European Union Calls for Big Companies to Disclose More Tax Data: European Union officials on Tuesday waded into the fight against international tax dodging, calling for the world’s biggest companies to disclose more data about their tax arrangements with the bloc’s member governments and to share information...
Complexions Contemporary Ballet is known for taking on timely social issues via music and movement, and the New York company's upcoming three nights in Los Angeles are no exception, particularly a piece inspired by Maya Angelou. The Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center series is set...
Maybe it's time to plan that next trip to Disney. This is major. Five years after former screenwriter Brian Smith opened his first Ample Hills Creamery in Prospect Heights, the company will expand outside New York City for the first time — but it won't just be any old location. Show More Summary