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“We all had a sense that something important was happening, but at the time there were actually very few users. So it was a bet on people getting online and buying more PCs.”
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“Suddenly, the CMS, an often derided but necessary tool of modern journalism, is cool.”
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The Times’ 4th Down Bot, a collaboration with Advanced NFL Stats, analyzes whether your team should punt, kick a field goal, or go for it on fourth down. Justin Ellis
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A new nytimes.com is in the works, and the company is previewing a prototype homepage, section front, and new article page. Justin Ellis
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The Times wants to make video freely available on their own properties and elsewhere on the web. They also plan to increase video production.
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Times Haiku are generated from stories on the homepage of NYTimes.com, just in time for National Poetry Month. Justin Ellis
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The new executive editor of Reuters Digital and ex-Timesman: “I like to think I laid a good groundwork for taking advantage of the tools of technology for being able to exploit smart digital opportunities.” Justin Ellis
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In entering China, the Times sees a growing audience for news and advertising. But they’ll have to contend with the threat of government censorship.
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The experimental projects, produced by the Times’ beta620, will allow readers to test new ideas before they’re ready for global launch. First up: new search and accessibility features.
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Under the new deal, you’ll soon be able to find videos from the Times next to your favorite episodes of Alf.
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