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  1. Wearable Tech Startups Pitch Their Wares at SXSW 2014 Some of the hottest new ideas for wearable technologies.
  2. iPad DJ Launches Lightwave To Provide Wearable Today, a new startup called Lightwave is using wearable technology to provide analytics around live events for performers and artists.
  3. Paris is For Lovers or for Startups? Paris is known for many things, including fine art, fashion and food, but tech startups? Mais oui! Artistic, tech-savvy entrepreneurs, ready to subvert conventional business models and make big money.
  4. Nasty Gal Founder Plans Brick-and-Mortar Expansion This Year
    The fast-growing e-commerce site for vintage-inspired fashion, is gearing up for its first brick-and-mortar store.

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  1. Can Barcodes Make Fashion More Transparent?
    The world’s largest fashion companies are collaborating to solve a puzzle that has so far eluded every other business sector.
  2. The Amazing Lens Technology That Is Going To Change Wearables
    You may not know the name Lumus now, but expect to be hearing a lot from them in the future.
  3. Flickr Cofounder Launches Hyperlocal iOS App Findery
    The service, previously known as Pinwheel, had been in private beta for more than two years.
  4. Shopping Search Engine TheFind Arrives On Android
    Shopping search and comparison engine TheFind, which launched its iPhone application last fall and has now grown its iOS footprint to over 1 million users, today launched its service on Android.

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  1. Can Barcodes Make Fashion More Transparent?
    The world’s largest fashion companies are collaborating to solve a puzzle that has so far eluded every other business sector.

  2. The Amazing Lens Technology That Is Going To Change Wearables
    You may not know the name Lumus now, but expect to be hearing a lot from them in the future.
  3. Flickr Cofounder Launches Hyperlocal iOS App Findery
    The service, previously known as Pinwheel, had been in private beta for more than two years.
  4. Shopping Search Engine TheFind Arrives On Android
    Shopping search and comparison engine TheFind, which launched its iPhone application last fall and has now grown its iOS footprint to over 1 million users, today launched its service on Android.

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  1. Startups to Watch at SXSWi 2014
    Another year, another crop of upstart startups looking to use South by Southwest as a springboard to success.
  2. No Longer Clashing, Wearable Tech Embraces Fashion
    Wearable electronics have been stuck in a design rut. Bulky watches, bright wristbands and Roman-gladiator-meets-the-Jetsons arm straps have been the go-to look for manufacturers like Nike and Jawbone.

  3. A Look At The iBeacon Store Of The Future With Retail Startup Thirdshelf
    Montreal-based Thirdshelf had a fully functional demonstration retail store with iBeacon proximity based shopper customization in place.
  4. South Korea Gets the Startup Bug
    Tech geeks submitted hundreds of mobile apps last year to New York City’s first-ever “GapApp” competition.

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  1. 5 Wearables That Could Transform Our Lives
    Mention the term “wearables” and most people conjure up a fitness-tracking watch or some kind of futuristic fashion accessory.But wearables are much more than this.
  2. The Rise and Future of the New York Startup Ecosystem
    Like many who have been active in the New York startup ecosystem over the past decade, I am optimistic about its future. The last 10 years have seen an increasing number of startup successes in New York.
  3. ASAP54 Wants to Be Shazam for Fashion – But Better
    A familiar conundrum: flipping through photos of terribly good-looking people and their eclectic, seemingly effortless wardrobe, seeing a piece you think might actually suit you, and having no idea where to start looking for it.
  4. Meet Three Techies Shaking Up the New York City Digital World
    A familiar conundrum: flipping through photos of terribly good-looking people and their eclectic, seemingly effortless wardrobe, seeing a piece you think might actually suit you, and having no idea where to start looking for it.

 

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  1. ShopSocially CEO: How Fashion Startups Must Harness Social Media
    Social media is a potential game changer for fashion startups, letting them stretch what is often a shoestring marketing budget to compete with much bigger brands for customer awareness and dollars.
  2.  Wearable Technology Set to Wow At Mobile World Congress
    Handi, portable, smartphone or simply a telephone. Whatever you want to call it, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona promises to showcase the best of the best.
  3. InteraXon Making Waves With Brain-Sensing Headband
    Fashion-friendly headband device designed to help calm hyperactive minds and improve concentration.
  4. Five retail trends to watch in 2014
    More than 2,000 local retailers, developers and franchisees gathered at the Gaylord National last week to discuss the changing retail industry.

 

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  1. Wearable Tech: Fashion That Looks Good and Reads Your Mind
    From Google Glass to health-tracking wristbands, it’s no secret wearable tech is on the rise. But just how far can technology enthusiasts and fashion designers see into the future?
  2. Pay Attention to These 8 Emerging Tech Hubs
    The world is well versed in the global innovation boom, but have you heard of what’s going on in Cyprus, Sweden or North Carolina?
  3. Poshmark’s Founder: Why Mobile Is Eating His Industry
    Manish Chandra, CEO of Poshmark, made a big bet on mobile when he launched his used-clothing e-commerce service.
  4. Nadella on Finding a ‘New Formula’ for Innovation at Microsoft
    One of the toughest tasks on new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s to-do list is figuring out how to shake Microsoft out of its innovation trap.

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  1. Wearable Tech Fashion Show
    Fashion Week is over, but  Social Media Week is here!
  2. Startup Launches a Fashion-Friendly Google Glass Alternative
    Boston-based Laforge Optical has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for Icis, a line of “fashion-friendly” prescription eyewear that includes a display with a user’s smartphone notifications in their field of vision.
  3. British Fashion Struts its Stuff on the International Catwalk
    Barbara Wilson, fashion specialist at UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), has worked with the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Orla Kiely. She reveals her favorite designer from London Fashion Week and explains how UKTI can help UK designers sell their wares abroad.
  4. Google Launches Fund to Help Later-Stage Startups
    Google launched a new equity fund on Wednesday designed to help later-stage startups just as they reach their critical growth phase.

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  1. Marty McFly’s Self-Tying Laces a Reality of the Not-Too-Distant Future
    Nike shoe designer Tinker Hatfield has whipped up excitement with his revelation that trainers with self-tying laces, like those worn by Michael J. Fox in Back To The Future II, will be unveiled in 2015
  2. Israeli Start-Ups Make Online Shopping Easier
    Apps that bring together fashion and technology are the focus of a competitive pitch night on Google’s Tel Aviv campus.

  3. Cuff Blends Jewelry With a Wearable Alert System
    For some fashionistas wearables can be clunky and don’t aesthetically combine well with the other jewelry that women and men may have on their wrists such as bracelets, or a watch but Cuff is hoping to change this.
  4. Siemens Closes New $100M Fund For Innovation in Manufacturing Tech
    The venture arm of European engineering company Siemens, Siemens Venture Capital, has launched a new $100 million “Industry of the Future” fund for early-stage startups, the firm announced today.

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  1. Fendi Partners With Google to Livestream Runway Show
    Fendi and Google have teamed up to create a new catwalk experience and are installing cameras on drones, powered by Parrot.
  2. What Happens When Data Geeks Run a Fashion Label?
    Business intelligence and data analytics are not words you usually hear uttered at a fashion label. But for Andrew Wolf and Gonçalo Reis, founders of Singapore-based fashion company Lift12, these terms are bread and butter.
  3. Photos Become Ads With New Technology
    A new technology starting to catch the attention of publishers, especially outside the United States, could further feed the debate over native advertising by turning any visual element on a web page, including editorial photographs and videos, into advertisements.
  4. U.S. Speed Skaters Struggle: Are High-Tech Suits to Blame?
    The U.S. speed skating team is desperately trying to make sense of its miserable performance during the first week of the Winter Olympics – and much of the speculation has turned to a new high-tech skin suit.