New York-based analytics startup Pepetually has a lookback at some of the big redesigns of 2010 and includes six New York-based companies that reworked their landing pages.
We’d say Foursquare was Most Improved, replacing a boring image of phones with a splashy branded banner and the taglines “check-in, find your friends, unlock your city” in Read More
Last night, on April 6, Tom Glocer, chief executive of Thomson Reuters, was sipping a Corona at Drop.io ‘s headquarters, a spacious, brick-ceilinged loft on Jay Street in downtown Brooklyn. Mr. Glocer was there to participate in a Futurists Meetup, talking about what financial news and data will look like in 30 Read More
If you aren’t already, you might want to be extra careful about what you post on Facebook. The site recently revised some critical words in their terms of service agreement which some claim allows them to use your pictures, videos, updates, or whatever else you post on the social network however they want Read More
Drop.io, which provides un-Googleable, private online storage space, has a new member of the team: Scott Schwanbeck, the former vice president of business development at Fox Interactive Media. According to drop.io’s release, Mr. Schwanbeck was responsible for developing strategic partnerships, non-ad-based monetization, content and data licensing, audience development and international expansion Read More
Tim Armstrong, Google’s president of sales and crusader for their possible search ad deal with Yahoo, was having a cocktail at the W Hotel at Lexington and 50th Street last night for the Silicon Alley 100. But he wasn’t exactly sure why he was there.
A couple hundred of the city’s tech Read More
After his interview for an article this week’s issue of the Observer, Drop.io CEO Sam Lessin told us he was going on vacation. Apparently, a bunch of other tech stars including his girlfriend (a Wall Street Journal tech reporter), Facebook product design lead Aaron Sittig, Apple producer/designer Jessica Bigarel, and Blip.tv cofounder Mike Hudack Read More
Sam Lessin is preoccupied with digital privacy. And for good reason: It’s more than a little scary how much you can find out about him with a simple Google search of his name. More than 41,800 results scrounge up articles about his Internet start-up company, Drop.io, where he serves as CEO. You can find his Read More