The good news: No more $2.00 processing fee (which is double-dipped, by the way, so your bank ends up charging you along with that shady bodega money dispenser).
Bad news: You have to stand around for five minutes while your ATM machine plays you a commercial. In the interim, try not to get mugged.
Welcome to the future…Free ATMs NYC.
Getting Money, Money
Apple is getting closer to unveiling its digital newsstand — the iTunes of newspaper and magazine iPad subscriptions. The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that Apple could unveil its subscription marketplace in the coming months or, if a few kinks in the technology aren’t resolved, early next year.
Magazines and newspapers have Read More
Ask and you shall receive. Reddit, the Condé Nast-owned news recommendation site, announced today that it heard back from .1% of users — one in a thousand ain’t bad online — after it asked them to join a pay-what-you-wish subscription program last Friday.
“The bottom line is, we need more resources,” Read More
Scott Stringer doesn’t want to end up like Betsy Gotbaum. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, wants the Charter Revision Commission to ensure borough presidents have independent budgets not subject to cuts by the City Council or the mayor’s office. Former Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum saw her budget slashed by 40 percent last year, and said Read More
Anthony Weiner continues to be the posterboy for Democrats on health care. Here’s a fund-raising email the DCCC sent out featuring Weiner, who says:
A few weeks ago, I described the Republican Party as a wholly owned subsidiary of the health insurance industry. Given the GOP’s full-throated defense of big insurance companies, and Read More