Though social media is supposed to be restricted inside the building, Zac Posen revealed on his Instagram account how the white ball gown he designed for Claire Danes glows in the dark thanks to a custom-made fiber optic woven organza fabric. Marchesa teamed up with IBM Watson to create a cognitive dress (rocked by Karolina Kurkova). […]
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A startup called ReplyYes, which offers a text-to-buy system for retailers, provides a glimpse into the potential of automated messaging. Interestingly, the company has a pair of e-commerce ventures. One sells vinyl records, the other graphic novels. The vinyl store, called The Edit, has sold $1 million worth of records since it debuted eight months […]
In a recent New York Times Sign of the Times piece, Molly Young explores how the traditional weekend staples are now available entirely on demand, creating “pathologically homebound behavior.”
Stuffstr has designed an app that provides retailers with information about what happens to their products after the sale. The retailer gets to keep tabs on how long the product lasts and how much it sells for on the used market. Stuffstr helps consumers resell or recycle their items when the time comes.
“We see millennial travelers more as explorers than tourists,” said Brian McGuinness, global brand leader, Starwood’s Specialty Select Brands. “Our Aloft hotels are specifically designed with them in mind.” Aloft features free Wi-Fi, areas for working poolside or in the bar, and even a robotic bellhop that appeals to tech-savvy millennials, he said. Now, guests who […]
It’s no secret that humans fear being awkward around other humans. Unfortunately, that fear of awkwardness comes at a heavy cost
While changes are coming to Instagram, for most people they are weeks or months away, the company said.
Many say the app’s evolution over the years has allowed it to kickstart happy relationships — even marriages — for more than a few of its users.
In Adobe’s prototype of a future retail store, shopping meets the Internet of Things.
Who doesn’t love Netflix? With an ever-growing stable of movies and television shows available for streaming and a cast of original properties to die for, it’s no wonder it’s number one with cord-cutters and movie buffs of all persuasions
Alcohol and Twitter are a pretty common combination in the United States, though they don’t exactly go hand in hand
Life imitates art! Just as predicted in Back to the Future Part II, Nike formally launched their first-ever self-lacing shoe last week
This year SouthBy, as the festival is known, feels like a story of how the tech ethos has escaped the bounds of hardware and software. Tech is turning into a culture and a style, one that has spread into new foods and clothing, and all other kinds of nonelectronic goods. Tech has become a lifestyle brand.
Firefly2 founder Mark Williams spent six years developing software for the Mac OS and working under product luminary Steve Jobs before setting out to invent a better, safer vaporizer. The Firefly2, a high-end vape aims to do for vaping what Apple products have done for our digital lives. Read the story www.techinsider.io Image courtesy of www.techinsider.io
Remember the days when all your favorite shows were on cable and satellite television, tied up in ridiculous monthly fees and spotty service? Thankfully, now that’s a thing of the past.
Tech Insider interviewed over 30 college students ranging from ages 18 to 24 from schools all over the country to find out what apps are the must-haves right now.