By Dan Moore
This would have surprised me no matter who had turned it up, but there was a special irony in learning that illegal music downloads "aren't hurting the music industry" from a beleaguered print magazine's free-news arm:
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When Facebook bought Instagram, the photo app that makes images look vintage yet picture perfect, for $1 billion, the tech world was stunned. Not because Instagram is a two-year-old startup, but because no one realized that this young appwhich simply consists of taking pictures and that surely ... More >>
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. This is from Nick Minichino, who voted specifically for Funkmaster Flex's premiere of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Otis" this summer.
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Comedian Mark Malkoff is known for pulling various stunts around the city. We last wrote about him when he commandeered a taxi for one day in order to give New Yorkers free cab rides. His most well-known move was living in IKEA for a week in 2009. Today, Malkoff is spending his time touring N ... More >>
via Carissa GoodNCrazyThe Flip video camera entered the world in the most tech start-up fashion: in a small office above a department store in San Francisco. It outsold the big boys -- Nikon, Sony and Kodak -- and was eventually purchased by Cisco in 2009 for $590 million. Flip was the poster ... More >>