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Jack Smith IV / Betabeat:
Gett Now Pays Drivers Over Twice As Much As Uber   —  Offering $10 rides anywhere in Manhattan brought in the users.  Now they need the drivers.  —  When Gett Taxi, the dark horse competition in New York for Uber and Lyft, started offering a flat rate of $10 for rides anywhere in Manhattan, it put them on the map in NYC overnight.
Oct 15, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Jack Smith IV / Betabeat:
Uber competitor Gett undercuts rivals with $10 rides within Manhattan for the rest of 2014   —  Uber Who?  Gett Slashes All Manhattan Cab Prices to $10 Flat  —  Haven't heard of Gett?  That could change by the end of 2014.  When two companies like Uber and Lyft battle it out in loud debates …
Sep 4, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Jack Smith IV / Betabeat:
Inside Look: Imgur Reveals Redesign, Announces Plans for a Convention   —  Can Imgur remain its positive, plucky self while growing to be one of the Internet's rising social titans?  —  Imgur's Sarah Schaaf, IRL.  (Photo via Imgur)  —  Imgur is at a tipping point.
Jul 19, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context
Kelly Faircloth / Betabeat:
Songza Just Raised $4.7M For More Brand-Sponsored Playlists   —  There's a little more money in Long Island City today.  Songza, which offers up playlists to suit your every mood, just announced a $4.7 million round of funding from a small mob of investors, including Lerer Ventures, Amazon.com …
Sep 10, 2013, 7:00 PMIn context
Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
Every '90s Tween's Favorite Angst Outlet Xanga Will Shut Down Unless You Pony Up $60K   —  Xanga, one of the original online diary hubs for tweens too cool for Livejournal but not so cool that they didn't know to eschew blogging altogether, may soon shut down.
May 31, 2013, 7:25 PMIn context
Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
Department of Homeland Security Shuts Down Dwolla Payments to and From Mt. Gox   —  Update: Warrant Reveals Homeland Security Seized Mt. Gox's Dwolla Account for ‘Unlicensed Money Transmitting’  —  The Department of Homeland Security appears to have shut down the ability to use Dwolla …
May 14, 2013, 5:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
String of Executive Departures Leaves a Leadership Vacuum at the Top of Tumblr   —  Late Tuesday night, while most of New York City was “afk” enjoying the balmy weather, Tumblr CEO David Karp snuck a post onto the staff blog paying tribute to Storyboard—a team of journalists and editors assigned to …
Apr 11, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context
Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
Twitter Links Appear to Be Down (So You Probably Can't Click This) UPDATE: We're Back   —  Links on Twitter are currently broken.  When you click a link on Twitter, it takes you to a page that says “Something is technically wrong.”  It may have to do with Twitter's link shortener, t.co …
Apr 11, 2013, 10:05 AMIn context
Kelly Faircloth / Betabeat:
Tumblr Kills Storyboard; Editorial Employees Will Be ‘Moving On’   —  Tumblr's Mr. Karp (Photo: wikipedia.org)  —  We've seen some late-afternoon news dumps, but this takes the cake: Tumblr CEO David Karp just announced that the company is shutting down Storyboard, the editorial experiment meant …
Apr 9, 2013, 10:45 PMIn context
Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
TripAdvisor Acquires Jetsetter for Undisclosed Amount   —  Gilt says goodbye to its travel site.  Jetsetter, the luxury travel site that Gilt Groupe put up for sale for around $50 million back in October, has been acquired by TripAdvisor, according to a press release published to PRNewswire.
Apr 9, 2013, 3:55 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Harry Shum on TalkEasy app, which helps people with hearing impairment  —  At Microsoft's Hackathon, Shum assembled a team to develop TalkEasy, an app that transcribes speech into real-time text to help people with hearing loss communicate.
Hootsuite:
When Brands Burn: 6 Risky Twitter Convos That Worked  —  On social media, brands need to be hyper-aware of their tone of voice.  They need to be courteous and polite, especially when dealing with unhappy customers.
Zoho:
5 Things to Remember about your Company's Mobile Marketing Strategy  —  Technology is a great enabler.  For me as a marketer, it's fascinating how technology is changing the way we look at marketing, more so for mobile marketing.
Igloo:
Your business hub: why corporate calendar sharing is a good idea  —  Calendars can do much more than ensure you're on time for meetings.  They can be a central location for project and event materials and knowledge …