Why Polyvore’s Jess Lee Bought To Yahoo

July 20th, 2011--Aspen,CO, USA

Jess Lee speaks at the Future of E-Commerce breakfast roundtable at Fortune Brainstorm TECH at the Aspen Institute Campus.

Photograph by Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm TECH Yahoo purchased Polyvore in what we’ve heard could possibly be a $60 million deal at this time. Each Polyvore and Yahoo have been mum on these particulars, however Polyvore co-founder Jess Lee did inform TechCrunch her firm will proceed to do the identical factor because it’s been doing earlier than – now on a bigger scale and with extra assets from the tech big run by Marissa Meyer. “We additionally assume there’s… Read More

Three lifeless, dozens sick with Legionnaires’ illness in NYC outbreak

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New York Metropolis officers are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' illness within the South Bronx, after thedeath toll rose on Friday.

A 3rd individual was confirmed lifeless from the illness, based on NBC, citing native officers. Greater than 50 others have contracted the extreme type of pneumonia

The an infection causes irritation within the lungs and is understood to be particularly deadly, notably in older adults, people who smoke and other people with weakened immune methods.

third dying in NYC #Legionnaires outbreak in individual with "underlying medical points." Complete variety of instances is fifty seven.

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FarmLogs CEO Jesse Vollmar Will Speak About The AgTech Revolution At Disrupt SF 2015

Screen Shot 2015-07-31 at 6.51.19 PM The World Financial institution says that farmers want to supply 50% extra meals to feed the 9 billion individuals who will inhabit the earth by 2050. Whereas farmers are dealing with greater demand, they've fewer assets to work with because of a rising water disaster and the supply of arable land. Be a part of us at SF Disrupt 2015 as FarmLogs CEO Jesse Vollmar walks us via tech’s attainable options. Read More

Right here’s The Newest Batch Of 500 Startups Corporations

dave-mcclure10 500 Startups has unveiled its fourteenth batch of corporations going by means of its accelerator. Whereas Y Combinator is beginning to roll out its personal class in an upcoming Demo Day, a brand new one from 500 Startups is rising — and more and more, so is the race to be the earliest to spend money on corporations. In fact, that signifies that accelerators like 500 Startups — which has a portfolio of extra… Read More

Wrestling star ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper dies at sixty one

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LOS ANGELES — "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, a pillar of professional wrestling in its Nineteen Eighties heyday, who all the time wore a kilt into the ring due to his Scottish heritage, has died, TMZ reported Friday. He was sixty one.

Piper, a Canadian whose actual identify is Roderick George Toombs, was recognized with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2006 however was declared most cancers-free late final yr. TMZ stated he died of pure causes.

Mashable's messages and emails left with listed representatives for Piper weren't instantly returned Friday.

Intense, brash and loud however affable, fast-witted and all the time prepared to indulge followers with handshakes and autographs, Piper was a mainstay of the WWF (which might ultimately develop into the WWE) on the peak of its reputation, and was all the time a fan favourite regardless of his typical “villain” mantle. Although he was from Canada he was billed as coming from Glasgow, Scotland, and through matches would typically fly right into a "Scottish rage." Read more...

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Hacker discovers main vulnerability in GM automobiles, hijacks car features

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As automobiles get excessive-tech upgrades, automotive hacking has turn out to be a a lot bigger concern.

Samy Kamkar, a hacker who runs YouTube channel Applied Hacking, just lately demonstrated a tool which permits him to take management of a 2013 Chevrolet Volt outfitted with Basic Motor's OnStar concierge service. The vulnerability, which theoretically impacts all OnStar-outfitted automobiles with the RemoteLink cellular app, permits the hacker to take management of varied car features.

Kamkar constructed a small $one hundred system with a Wi-Fi scorching spot that spoofs acquainted Wi-Fi networks (for instance, "attwifi," generally used at Starbucks). If a driver's telephone connects to the recent spot and the RemoteLink app is then opened, the hacker will achieve entry to the app. Read more...

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Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With Tech

hanging lightbulbs ideas The FDA is presently contemplating medical trials for a drug that might delay ageing. The thought of extending human longevity is a controversial one, with some arguing for immortality and others arguing that a lifespan into the mid-70s is completely sufficient. So is the drug good or dangerous? As an investor in science and know-how, this can be a non-trivial query for me. Read More

Entire Meals plans to open 5 decrease-priced shops in 2016

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Entire Meals is aware of you're employed exhausting for the cash. It stays to be seen how a lot it cares.

Dealing with slowing progress resulting from rivals and claims of overcharging, Entire Meals has created a brand new, decrease priced department of shops referred to as 365 by Entire Meals Market, a hat tip to its personal decrease-priced model

The primary 5 retailer locations have been introduced, studies Reuters

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All of those merchandise and extra at a fraction of their present costs - say it is true.

The shop introduced the initiative by way of a press release in Might 2015 and guarantees "a handy, clear and values-oriented expertise geared towards millennial consumers, whereas interesting to anybody on the lookout for excessive-high quality recent meals at nice costs." Read more...

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Yahoo Will Purchase Style Startup Polyvore

polyvore-yahoo Yahoo simply introduced that it has reached an settlement to accumulate fashion-targeted group Polyvore. In a weblog submit concerning the deal, Simon Khalaf, Yahoo’s senior vice chairman of product and engineering for writer merchandise, stated the deal “will speed up Yahoo’s digital content material progress technique throughout the areas of social, cellular, and native.” Khalaf additionally says the… Read More