The New York Times went dark today, the second time this month the publication was unavailable for a significant amount of time.
The New York Times’ website and mobile apps experienced some down time earlier today, an outage that the paper is now attributing to an “internal issue.” Both the site and apps appear to be back online for most people at this time.
Protestors against Turkey’s government ran a full-page ad in the New York Times today using money from a crowdfunding campaign. They have raised over $100K in one of Indiegogo’s fastest campaigns ever.
The New York Times announced today that it’s adopting a new growth strategy that involves offering customers lower pricing to access its content.
The New York Times will now offer unlimited free access to video content on its site and mobile apps thanks to sponsorship deals with Acura and Microsoft.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
Media businesses, especially those based online, count on a variety of sources of revenue to pay the bills, but not a lot of time to deal with the contractual agreements on an individual basis — which is something newswire startup NewsCred is doing pretty well.
Guest Post When you think of “Big data,” you rarely think of log data. It just doesn’t have much sex appeal: It’s what IT uses to monitor applications, compliance, and security. But we got a reminder this week that log data truly is valuable big data.
Guest Post When Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed New York Times writer John Broder yesterday for allegedly fabricating a number of details in his test-drive account, I found the whole exchange fascinating.
Refuting a negative New York Times review of the Model S, Tesla is showing why data is the car company’s best friend.
Nearly a week after the Wall Street Journal reported a hack on its own systems, parent company-owner Rupert Murdoch says there is still a problem.
During Tuesday’s presidential election, geek hero Nate Silver distinctly came to the forefront because he used “big data” to correctly predict all 50 states.
There’s nothing too shocking about the first wave of iPad mini reviews, which hit the web last night.
The New York Times has closed its $300 million deal to sell About.com to IAC’s Ask.com business, the companies announced today.
The New York Times has published an in-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The issue is important, because no doubt, there’s a lot of waste, but here’s an analysis of where critics think the Times falls short.
Today the New York Times announced that it has sold the group of sites to Barry Diller’s IAC conglomerate for $300 million.
The New York Times Company has tapped BBC Director-General Mark Thompson as its new president and CEO after an eight-month search. Can he turn it around?
The New York Times is looking to sell lackluster web property About.com for about $270 million in a move to shore up the company.
Guest Post When I think of Apple’s Subscription Service, I immediately think of the villainous superweapon from The Star Wars universe: it’s powerful, built out of arrogance and with two purposes: destruction and control.
The New York Times Company is looking around for new acquisition targets. Any businesses the company buys will be its first acquisitions in more than three years.
Instagram users hunkered down in New York, New Jersey and other cities in the path of the rather menacing-looking Hurricane Irene are chronicling the mayhem through an online Instagram photo album called Instacane.
Prepare for more news content on Facebook than ever before. Facebook is reportedly working with publishers to create “Facebook editions” of their products to deliver news to social networkers, according to a Forbes report.