Shopular has raised $6.4 million from Sequoia for its mobile app that notifies shoppers of personalized sales and coupons when they are near a store.
Yes, there’s demand for a sportier take on Google Glass.
There is big money in fast fashion, and JustFab’s founders want to build the next generation of these brands. If the founders of H&M and Zara are billionaires, why not them?
This bill doesn’t adequately address how we remove all the digital residue. What about all those re-posts, comments and tweets?
The same-day hotel booking app has expanded into Central Europe, released its new app for iOS7, and added an option to book discounted luxury suites.
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Google Glass appears to be living up to its name. At least, the latter half of it.
The sexy prototype devices are unexpectedly fragile, breaking down with some degree of regularity after less than half a year of use.
The company recruited Chip Conley from boutique hotel chain Joie De Vivre to lead its hospitality efforts.
Shadow launched its modern-day dream catcher today — a mobile app that enables people to record, remember, and interpret their dreams.
At a cloud computing conference in San Francisco, two of our country’s youngest-ever elected statesmen discussed the convergence of politics and tech.
Sponsored Post Wearable is the next iteration in Mobile. It will consume our lives, and our mobile ecosystem. The purpose of GLAZEDcon is to keep your business from following the same fate.
We’re on the hunt for a skilled graphic design intern to take work on a number of meaningful projects for multiple departments, from sales and marketing to events.
Buildzoom bills itself as a “one-stop shop” for getting a house built, remodeled, or repaired. The company has spent the last several months pulling together information from millions of permitting records to give consumers more detailed insights on contractors.
Editor’s Pick Apple’s new iPhone 5C is the answer to China, the answer to India, the answer to the entire developing world that might just crave a little more iOS in their lives, and the answer to Android’s 80 percent global smartphone market share.
Or is it?
Founders of popular ridesharing service Lyft discuss the competitive market and their vision for the company’s future.
Groupon has acquired last-minute travel deals site Blink. Blink is based in Madrid, Spain, and offers deals at more than 2,000 hotels in eight European countries.
Looks like Groupon is ready for more European adventures.
This week at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Nissan will be unveiling the first smartwatch ever created by a car manufacturer. Nissan’ Nissan Nismo smartwatch will monitor and display key data about you, your car, driving conditions, and your social circle.
The last-minute booking app has now raised more than $80 million to fuel international growth and make it as easy as possible to be spontaneous.
Last night Evernote released the long-awaited Evernote 5 for Windows. And the forget-nothing company is taking design cues from Apple.
Vacatia has raised $5 million to grow its online marketplace of timeshares, and put some vigor back into the industry after its economic struggles.
Glass could be worth $3.3 billion to Google by 2017, one analyst suggests. And that’s even if only 65,000 people end up actually wearing the face-mounted augmented reality glasses.
Editor’s Pick Once segregated, high tech and fashion are beginning to collide.
In some ways simple conversations have been the last refuge of our analog past. No longer.
Even in its unfinished state, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear tells us a lot about where the emerging smartwatch industry is going
“The aim is to simplify your life and help you live comfortably by automating everyday tasks and giving you remote access to your home when you’re away,” the company says on its new store, which is heavy with guides and introductory manuals.
Quirky loyalty startup Belly has raised $12 million in the first tranche of its second round of funding. Investors include New Enterprise Associates, Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Lightbank, Cisco Systems, and 7-11′s venture arm, 7-Ventures.
Groupon is planning a network of North American warehouses for its physical goods business. Goods is actually doing well, and CEO Eric Lefkofsky said that bringing shipping in house will improve the company’s margins.
Martini Media is a digital advertising company that works with luxury brands to the small percentage of consumers who spend the most — the wealthy.
Gratafy lets you send friends and family gifts that no-one could refuse — drinks, dinners, and desserts. The Seattle-based startup entered LA, released an update, and closed $2.45 million in seed financing.
Samsung will unveil its Android-running smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, beating Apple to a market that the Cupertino company has been rumored to be pursuing for at least 10 months.
Kayak revamped its hotel search today to include ratings and reviews from verified guests, as well as sentiment analysis.
Doggyloot is a daily deals site for dogs and their people. Today it announced closing $2.5 million in its first round of financing .
VIA International will provide a premium home automation experience to people with a lot of money to spend on their homes.
Nara is a “computational neuroscience company” that analyzes user behavior and uses artificial intelligence to make personalized recommendations. It started with restaurants and today expanded to hotels.
Naked Wines’ unique business model uses monthly payments from “angels” to support independent winemakers. In exchange, the customers receive exclusive wines at wholesale prices.
Delectable is an iPhone application for remembering wines you’ve tasted and discovering new wines. The company released a major update today and revealed $2 million in funding from influential angels.
The new umbrella company aims to be “the world’s largest fashion subscription e-commerce company.”
It has 33 million members around the world and is predicted to generate over $400 million sales in 2014.
We’re looking for an awesome graphic designer to take work on a number of meaningful projects.
Crystal Shopper is a barcode scanner and price checker for Google Glass that presents the shopper with price comparisons and Amazon ratings.
Using the Tastemade app, anyone can produce a semi-professional video on an iPhone in a matter of minutes. I used it today to capture the delights of the San Francisco Street Food festival.