Hyperlocal news has attracted — and ultimately disappointed — hundreds of entrepreneurs over the years, including the CEO of AOL, but that hasn’t stopped former Project Thunderdome head Jim Brady or the founders of Brooklyn’s Corner Media from betting on their success
Fon is hoping to generate buzz for its community Wi-Fi service from the hip residents of Brooklyn. It’s targeting the borough’s downtown for a dense hotspot and residential deployment.
UberX’s free rides promotion this weekend was free, fairly easy, but still more than I’d normally pay.
Brooklyn and the Bronx will get Sprint’s new LTE service next week, but the other three boroughs will have to wait. Sprint is now playing catchup to all three of its nationwide competitors.
We take a photo tour around Makerbot’s new 3D printer factory in Brooklyn.
It’s fun pitching cities like Berlin against the Valley, but it’s an artifical contest that makes little sense these days. Two investors believe it’s time to ditch the territorial debate and start building European startups that cross borders.