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‘It’s on!’ ‘New’ AOL slogan steaming Sony

‘It’s on!’ ‘New’ AOL slogan steaming Sony

AOL has gotten Sony all worked up over a new slogan it used for its presentation at this week’s New Fronts. Tim Armstrong’s media company splashed “It’s On!” on trade…

While Jerusalem Day is celebrated above ground, archaeological discoveries reveal city’s layers

While Jerusalem Day is celebrated above ground, archaeological discoveries reveal city’s layers

By Judy Lash Balint/JNS.org Click photo to download. Caption: The Jerusalem Archaeological Park – Davidson Center. Credit: Nemo/Wikimedia Commons. Tens of thousands will visit the Old City on May 8…

Hungarian Activist Assaulted by Far-Right Soccer Fans Ahead of World Jewish Congress Meeting

Hungarian Activist Assaulted by Far-Right Soccer Fans Ahead of World Jewish Congress Meeting

The head of a Hungarian human rights organization said he was verbally and physically assaulted by far-right fans at a soccer match in Hungary ahead of a World Jewish Congress…

Three graves in Jerusalem, three lives linked by history

Three graves in Jerusalem, three lives linked by history

By Rafael Medoff/JNS.org Click photo to download. Caption: The Mount of Olives viewed from the Old City walls of Jerusalem. Credit: Wilson44691/Wikimedia Commons. Leading up to Jerusalem Day this year,…

Galaxy’s big ‘break’

Galaxy’s big ‘break’

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is bigger, lighter and faster than its predecessor. It’s also easier to break, a phone-insurance firm has concluded. Samsung’s flagship phone also scored worse than Apple’s…

Diller: mag buy foolish

Diller: mag buy foolish

Buying Newsweek was a big mistake, Barry Diller admitted yesterday. “I wish I had not bought Newsweek. It was a mistake,” Diller, the CEO of IAC/InterActiveCorp, told Bloomberg TV. The…

Miracle on 54th street

Miracle on 54th street

In an unusual case of close cooperation between the owners of land and leasehold, Waterman Interests has signed a new, 75-year master lease at 400 Park Ave., at 54th Street.…

ESB REIT plan climbs on despite opposition

ESB REIT plan climbs on despite opposition

The Empire State Building’s big gorilla — Anthony Malkin — appears likely to crush opposition to his plan to create a publicly traded REIT around the iconic tower. A Manhattan…

Business briefs

S&P recordTechnology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high yesterday. The stock market has recovered all the ground it lost over the previous two…

Uh-O! Editor Casey out at Oprah magazine

Uh-O! Editor Casey out at Oprah magazine

The masthead of Oprah’s magazine is getting a makeover.Susan Casey, an ocean-adventure author who has held the top job for nearly four years, is leaving and will be replaced by…