Tag: Outdoor Advertising

Hate Those Floating Digital Billboards? New York Just Banned Them

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Depending on your point of view, they are either miracles of modern marketing or a heinous eyesore on the city’s waterways. Either way, the digital billboards that had been plowing the East and Hudson Rivers over the last several […]

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Bad Times in Tech? Not if You’re a Start-Up Serving Other Start-Ups

SAN FRANCISCO — Things should be dismal in Silicon Valley right now, with technology’s biggest companies under attack from regulators, lawmakers and even President Trump. Not for Henrique Dubugras and Pedro Franceschi. The two Stanford dropouts, both 23, are the founders of Brex, one of the hottest young companies today. Their start-up’s mission? To provide […]

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Abuse Victim’s 3 Billboards Called for Stronger Laws. Then the State Showed Up.

When Kat Sullivan rented a billboard last year in upstate New York to call for stronger protections against child sex abusers, she believed she was engaging in the democratic process, using her own time and money to make her voice as an abuse survivor heard. So she was shocked when state regulators afterward sent her […]

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Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — For the legion of rich and famous in New York, the unofficial start of summer means migrating east by luxury vehicle to the Hamptons, that slice of exclusivity at the end of Long Island. But this […]

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