On any given block in New York, it’s safe to assume that you are walking past the scene of some former crime–a murder, a beating, a robbery. And if you like knowing about New York’s squalid underbelly, a new app that came to our attention today, called “Walking & Stalking,” may be worth your time. Read More
Fox News was the first broadcasting network to rollout the breaking news ticker on 9/11, so it’s not exactly surprising that News Corporation is ahead of the game again. Following The Wall Street Journal’s launch of WSJ Social on Sept. 20, more news organizations will unveil similar ‘Facebook editions’ at Read More
The Wall Street Journal announced Sept. 20 the beta launch of WSJ Social, a Facebook news application that allows users to read, share and comment on content within Facebook.
“It’s an app that will live on Facebook,” said Daniel Bernard, digital product chief of the Journal’s digital network, at a launch party Sept. 19. Read More
The Andy Warhol Museum, having just named a new director, released the Andy Warhol D.I.Y. Pop app today, which allows app-happy Warhol fans to create their own works from the comfort of their iPhones. We decided to give it a spin and see how it stacks up against other apps that allow you to create mimicking works of art. Read More
The Foursquare Hack Day at General Assembly on Saturday resulted in a more than a dozen playful programs built on top of the location-based service.
The Wall Street Journal continues its aggresive reporting on the world of online tracking and advertising under the Orwellian heading of “What They Know.”
Today, The Journal reports that popular third party Facebook apps like Zynga’s Farmville, Texas Hold-Em and Frontierville were transmitting personal information to advertising firms. According to the story, “The practice Read More
NY startup Fungo has scored a major partnership with Little League International to make the official iPhone and iPad apps for the league’s 75,000 teams.
Fungo is liscensing two apps, one of which helps teams to keep score and tabulate player stats. A second app lets user stream a live play by play of Read More
Wired‘s buzzed-about “The Web Is Dead” cover story went live on its website today, and there’s a fair amount of content to sift through. The issue includes dueling commentaries from editor-in-chief Chris Anderson and Vanity Fair columnist Michael Wolff on who is to blame for the Web’s “demise” — to get this out of Read More