Next week, the struggling New York Times will launch a new app with content tailored for a "mobile audience." Called NYT Now, it'll cost $8 per month for non-subscribers. Additionally, a new Times Premiere plan with more content will cost (!) $45 per month—without print. Both seem a little pricey for what they are,…
Because the NY Times recently exposed China's Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, for having made billions of dollars through business dealings, Chinese hackers have been trying to hack and infiltrate the NY Times for the past 4 months. Security experts say the hackers used methods consistent with the Chinese military.
Let's give the Gray Lady a little credit for being early to the game and unafraid to mix it up with her "hip young friends." Makes you wonder how many other hilarious early tweets there are out there.
Some 8.6 million people received a weird, unprompted email about their New York Times subscriptions this afternoon—regardless of whether or not they had subscriptions at all. The email was initially reported to be a hack.
I love the New York Times. I read it as often as I can. And I have no beef with their website layout but sometimes, there's just too much going on. I just want the news! Ochs, a plug-in for Chrome, does just that.
If you open up the NY Times today (or go to their website), there's a special Steve Jobs themed crosswords puzzle. It was made by Kevin Der, a Quora engineer and former Pixar and Facebook employee.
Whenever anyone got a phone call from 1111111111, it wasn't a telemarketer, it wasn't because their phone was broken, it wasn't a call from God, instead, it was the New York Times calling. Anytime anyone made a call from inside the NY Times headquarters, 'The Ones' would show up on the caller ID.
Since you clicked your first link, you were promised one thing about the internet: you may have to pay a cover charge, but once you're in, everything's free. Except that suddenly doesn't seem as true anymore. You know what? Good.
Newspapers! They've finally found their purpose in our digital age! And it's to be...building bricks for retail kiosks. 1,800 issues of the New York Times will clad this kiosk located in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
Joining Kindle readers, Barnes & Nobile Nook readers can hit up NYTimes.com and get unlimited access to the paper, provided they have a paid-up subscription. The Nook will be switched on at the Grey Lady in the coming weeks, but if you want to take a squizz at the site for free, there are still ways! [ZDNet]
You've had a few hours now to think it over, so let's hear it: did you pay for a New York Times digital subscription? Or are you going over, up, and around the paywall by any means necessary? Citizens of the internet, stand and be counted!
If you subscribe to the NY Times on your Kindle for $20/month, first of all stop that! Must be a terribly frustrating experience. But also good news: your e-ink subscription has granted you entry past the homepage paywall, and you can surf the Grey Lady at will. Which basically just means that Kindle pricing and…
Starting early next year, the venerable NY Times is going to include ebooks in its weekly literary sales ratings. Taking their place alongside paperbacks and hardcovers, ebooks will be ranked based on a system that it took the Grey Lady two years to perfect:
Is taking out your iPad during dinner conversation even rude anymore? Is it normal to get nervous with distraction-free minutes? I just glanced at my phone while typing this. The NY Times explores our tech-addled brains, and how it's hurting.