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Deadmau5 announces free show in New York, enter to win VIP package giveaway

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Already sworn off to ever taking to an Indy racetrack, Deadmau5‘s latest car brand collaboration refocuses on what he does best: music. For fans in the New York area, Honda Stage and Live Nation will soon be hosting a Deadmau5 show along with a VIP package giveaway. As a part [...]

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Watch a Symphony of Independent Subway Buskers Perform Together Online

Oh this is wonderful. A symphony of WiFi-enabled, independent subway buskers were united by a composer named Ljova, who streamed their performances from different stations onto individual laptops set up in the middle of New York City’s Bryant Park. The result? "Signal Strength," a very awesome collaboration. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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Kudos: Uber acts swiftly and decisively to reassure passengers after transporting NY ebola patient

For all the blame we heap on Uber for its frequent mismanagement of scandals and crisis situations, the company deserves credit in equal measure today for its apparent swift and responsible handling of an encounter with New York state’s first Ebola patient earlier this week. In a statement issued today, the company explains its handling [...]

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Eats Everything announces ‘Edible Arrangements’ North American tour

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Beginning a week from now in Seattle, Washington at Freak Week, Eats Everything has announced another delectable North American tour. With stops in Mexico City, Denver, Miami, and New York among smaller cities in the United States, the Edible Arrangements tour will take the Bristol-born producer [...]

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Vancouver’s Version One Ventures raises $35M to double down on its nomadic, cross-boarder early stage practice

Making the leap from angel investor to institutional VC is never an easy one. Not only is it like going from amateur to professional in terms of your responsibility level to limited partner (LP) backers, but there’s also the challenge of proving you can get access to the same quality of deals and deploy capital [...]

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The programatic story needs to be told: OpenX signals IPO-readiness, hires veteran comms exec Deborah Roth as CCO

The best companies, much like people, grow up over time. One of the clearest signals of this maturation is hiring the kind of experienced leadership capable of operating a business at meaningful scale, both in terms of employee headcount and revenue or customer count. For OpenX, the seven-year-old, Pasadena-based programmatic advertising platform, this maturation meant [...]

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Above & Beyond make history presenting ABGT100 to New York’s Madison Square Garden

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep 1 Above & Beyond make history presenting ABGT100 to New York's Madison Square Garden A lot can happen in 14 years. Most will earn their high school diplomas, move on to college and eventually find themselves carrying on their “normal” lives as planned. But for Above [...]

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As the BitLicense comment period ends, lawmakers and industry leaders spar over bitcoin regulations

After months of handwringing by the bitcoin community, and a steady stream of reassurances by New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) superintendent Benjamin Lawsky that New York wishes to embrace and support virtual currency businesses, the comment period for the proposed BitLicense regulations has come to a close. The process began with a set [...]

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You already have bed bugs. Now get ready to deal with rat mites.

You’re not going to like this. Imagine taking the two most disgusting creatures that torment New Yorkers. Now combine them into one creepy abomination whose capacity to repulse is nothing short of complete; a nightmare-monster associated with the diseases of rats, but small enough, like a bed bug, to creep into your bed while you sleep to tear away tiny bits of your flesh, leaving your [...]

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Sankeys Brooklyn opening on Halloween night

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Adding another location to its growing list of electronic music hotspots, Brooklyn, New York will be graced by one of the world’s most respected nightclub brands. Joining the likes of Output, Sankeys will be moved from Manhatten after an unsuccessful stint on West 36th street. Opening [...]

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NYC Is Home to a Hyper-Real Simulation of a Massive Nevada Solar Plant

In the desert near Tonopah, Nevada, a circular sea of oversized mirrors— 10,000 mirrors—follow the sun, and direct its rays onto the power tower in the center of the Crescent Dunes solar energy plant. Now, in the middle of Manhattan, a computer-generated visualization of that scene glitters on an LED wall outside Lincoln Center. Read [...]

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NYDFS superintendent Lawsky: Bitcoin miners and devs aren’t subject to BitLicense

Bitcoin miners, developers, and individual users will be exempt from the imminent BitLicense regulations which will soon be passed into law in New York. This is according to public statements by New York Department Financial Services (NYDFS) superintendent Benjamin Lawsky, who spoke last night at the Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, New York. He [...]

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Explore the Largest Steam Pipe System in the World, Hidden Beneath NYC

In its latest adventure, New York Times’ Living City series explores the city’s enormous underground steam distribution system. Unlike anywhere in the world, New York hides away the largest steam system that powers all types of humidification sources, preserving museum art to even dishwashers in every restaurant kitchen. A total of 2000 buildings are powered [...]

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Bassnectar prepares a ‘musical experience’ for Madison Square Garden and distances himself from ‘mainstream douches’ of Vegas

Dancing Astronaut – house, electro, progressive, dubstep Though still classified under the electronic music umbrella, the long-haired Santa Cruz native and master of heart-pumping, spine-rattling tunes, Bassnectar, is far from your average dance music artist. Equipped with one of the most dedicated followings in the genre and a production concept that challenges the likes of science fiction feature films, Lorin Ashton is preparing [...]

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Thrive Capital raises $400 million Fund IV, will focus on entrepreneurs, not industry or stage

Thrive Capital has raised a $400 million fourth fund. The New York City firm, now in its fifth year, has leveled up significantly since its $5 million maiden fund raised in 2009 and following its second and third funds of $49 million and $150 million respectively. When it comes to venture capital funds, size does [...]

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Steve Aoki to bring ‘Neon Future’ to the Empire State Building

Dancing Astronaut – house, electro, progressive, dubstep As electronic music has exploded in North America, some of the genre’s elite have brought their talent to some of the world’s most unique venues. Now adding another notch to dance music’s proverbial belt, Steve Aoki has announced that he’s bringing his latest studio LP to the Empire [...]

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