YouTube’s biggest star is a 5-year-old that makes millions opening toys

8.8 billion Youtube views!!! Ryan is your average five-year-old. He likes playing with toy cars, riding tricycles, and going down water slides. His mom, like most parents, loves to capture and share these moments. What’s different about Ryan is that these everyday events — opening a new action figure or going to Chuck E. Cheese’s […]

14th @ Irving: NYC Tech Community’s Home in Union Square

Until now, New York City’s technology community has led a nomadic existence—meetups in startup lounges strewn with pizza, incubators operating out of empty corporate cubicles. There were opportunities to learn, make connections, and find work, but they were often hidden in the gated warrens of “Silicon Alley,” a loose term for the corridor connecting the […]

Russian hackers appear to be making $3m to $5m a day showing real video ads to fake people on fake websites

Ed Snowden, eat your heart out. The computer security firm White Ops released a detailed investigative report on the largest digital ad fraud operation to date. Ominously dubbed the Methbot Operation (after the word “meth” that appears in the code), a group of Russian hackers appear to be making $3m to $5m a day by […]