New York Times has introduced beta620, an experimental project site, where brigns together developers, journalists, product managers & users to collaborate. Here users can suggest new ideas, new products & also share their views. As the collaboration is the buzzword, this helps the newspaper to include the taste of the readers as well. The site includes timesinstant, nytimes crossword app & other projects. With web 2.0, many companies are going for such sites to connect with the users. 620 refers to the address of the newspaper in NY at 620 8th avenue. The Buzz, times companion & Longitude are some of the other projects. New York Times also opened up its API & thus heralding a new avenue in the newspaper industry. Twitter & Facebook links are also provided in the site to connect with the users.
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