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Event Recap: New York VC Panel & Startups hosted by Rubicon VC

Angel Mendozza
September 19, 2014

On Tuesday night, Rubicon Venture Capital held a VC panel discussion that was attended by a mix of angels, VCs, and entrepreneurs. Four startups presented: ProSeeder: A customizable financial platform […]

On Trend: Car Radio Going Digital

Richard Yao
September 17, 2014

Earlier this week, Clear Channel, the media company that owns most of America’s big broadcast radio stations, changed its name to iHeartMedia, after its fast-growing digital-radio platform iHeartRadio. This rebranding […]

By The Numbers: The Imminent Future Of OTT Market

Richard Yao
September 17, 2014

With the rapid rise of content-streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, terms like “cord-cutting” and “over-the-top (OTT) services” have also entered our lexicon. But how far will those new OTT […]

Event Recap: Myo Muscles Into NYC! Event

Angel Mendozza
September 17, 2014

Thalmic Labs’ Myo armband is the latest innovation in gesture control: the electromyography-powered armband reads the electrical signals in your arm that cause muscles to contract and translates them to […]

How Macy’s Is Making Personalized Shopping Convenient Across Platforms

Richard Yao
September 16, 2014

With the rise of ecommerce, brick-and-mortar retailers are facing increasing challenges from the digital stores. But national chain store Macy’s is staying ahead of the market with two power moves […]

Event Recap: Media Startup Demo Night

Ari Lipsitz
September 16, 2014

The newest innovations in journalism technology were explored at this month’s Media Startup Demo Night, at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Extended presentations were given by a diverse lineup—from […]

What the Living Room Revolution Means to Brands

Andy Maskin
September 16, 2014

Download the whitepaper “OTT: What The Living Room Revolution Means to Brands” Television has been the core medium for the advertising industry for decades. While other media such as web […]

Everybody Wants To Rule The World Of OTT Calling

Richard Yao
September 15, 2014

Last week, Apple’s announcement that they would enable WiFi-based calls in iOS 8 sparked interest, but people have been enjoying free phone calls by using various OTT services for years. […]

Event Recap: Zero Power Smart Fashion

Ari Lipsitz
September 12, 2014

On Wednesday, the IPG Media Lab stopped by the Zero Power Smart Fashion exhibition. Run by Swissnex Boston, the expo presented around twenty companies and researchers in the emerging field […]

On Trend: The Convergence of Tech and Fashion

Richard Yao
September 12, 2014

The flirtation between tech and fashion has long been on our radar, and with the introduction of the Apple Watch earlier this week, the convergence of wearable tech and designer […]

Event Recap: WeWork Startupalooza & Global Innovator Demo Night

Angel Mendozza
September 12, 2014

Two of the events the IPG Lab visited this week, WeWork Startupalooza and the Global Innovator Demo Night, perfectly illustrated New York’s diverse and dynamic startup ecosystem. Startupalooza was a […]

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September 12, 2014
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Event Recap: NY Tech Meetup

Ari Lipsitz
September 11, 2014

The NY Tech Meetup celebrated its tenth anniversary Tuesday night with an audience of 800 and a special appearance by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Along with former Mayor Bloomberg’s visit […]

Event Recap: Future of Wearables

Angel Mendozza
September 10, 2014

After sitting through the good and the bad of yesterday Apple’s event, it seemed appropriate for the IPG Media Lab to attend the Future of Wearables event at Story NYC.  The […]

By The Numbers: Phablets On The Rise

Richard Yao
September 10, 2014

With the announcement of 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus yesterday, Apple is officially jumping on the bandwagon of “phablets”—phones with big, tablet-like screen—after years of resistance. Why the change? Because the […]

3 Implications Of Apple’s New Health Apps

Richard Yao
September 9, 2014

Part dev kit and part health app, the HealthKit announced back in June marked Apple’s official foray into the field of health care. But today the company fully revealed its […]

6 Things You Need To Know About The New “Apple Pay”

Richard Yao
September 9, 2014

Back at the beginning of the year, reports suggested that Apple would enter the mobile payments space, which were paid off today: Apple officially revealed the NFC-based mobile payment function […]

What You Need To Know About The New Apple Watch

Richard Yao
September 9, 2014

One smartwatch to rule them all? Thanks to its innovative “digital crown” UI, biometric data capturing abilities, embedded NFC chip, and integration with other Apple devices, the Apple Watch could […]

What Larger Screens, Better Cameras Mean for Marketers

Paula Cizek
September 9, 2014

Apple’s release of iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens proves what consumers have known all along: bigger screens are better for browsing. The larger size and corresponding increased resolution (the […]

Event Recap: BioHackers NYC Meetup

Angel Mendozza
September 8, 2014

Last week’s BioHackers NYC meetup at Blueprint Health was a great opportunity to learn about exciting advancements in the biotech industry.  The event focused on innovative companies and bio-communities that […]

“Hearable” Is The New Wearable

Richard Yao
September 5, 2014

When it comes to smartwatches or fitness bands, the wrist is the focus of the current wave of wearable technology. But wireless smart-earbuds, also fashionably dubbed “hearables”, might just be […]

Who Will Dominate the Smartwatch Market?

Richard Yao
September 4, 2014

Wearable tech is one of the hottest trends in tech industry right now, and the smartwatch is leading the wearable movement at the moment. In fact, in just the past […]

Partner Spotlight: Cubify

Ari Lipsitz
September 4, 2014

Winner of the Best Emerging Technology award at CES 2013, Cubify is a consumer-friendly 3D printing system that scans, sculpts, and synthesizes any design. What is the Cubify system? Cubify’s scanning products […]

Event Recap: Product Hunt Meetup

Ari Lipsitz
September 3, 2014

On Tuesday night, IPG Lab attended as Product Hunt held its first-ever New York meetup at the AlleyNYC space near Times Square. Backed by Y Combinator, the platform enables the […]

Four Tech Trends Spotted At Samsung’s IFA Event

Richard Yao
September 3, 2014

Earlier today at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Samsung announced four new products coming this fall. Besides Galaxy Note 4, the expected update of its popular “phablet” series, the South […]