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1. Visual Web Makes Luxury Brands See Digital In A Different Light

The rise of high-impact digital media has allowed luxury brands to create powerful visual stories.

2. Kenneth Cole Takes A Fresh Approach With New Innovative Campaign

Kenneth Cole has teamed up with digital agency Ready Set Rocket to launch the first fashion campaign that uses the Google Glass app.

3. The Most-Loved Tech CEOs in 2014

Glassdoor’s 50 highest rated CEOs in 2014 featured 14 CEOs from the tech industry, making it the most represented industry in the list.

4. Warby Parker’s New Store Delivers Your Glasses Via Pneumatic Tube

The retailer has solved an inventory problem by using an innovative point-of-sale system that delivers glasses directly from the stock room to the sales floor via pneumatic tubes.

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1. Mulberry CEO Resigns

Bruno Guillon steps down as CEO of luxury brand Mulberry.

2.Chinese Internet: Mobile Wars

“China’s internet conglomerates are the largest private companies in the country by market capitalisation.” Inefficiencies in the Chinese state sector and the arrival of the mobile internet have created opportunities for internet and tech companies.

3.PayPal’s CTO On The Bumpy Road To A Comeback

James Barrese, CTO of PayPal, speaks about his decision to use disruptive technology.

4. WiFi-Enabled Onesie Is A Walking Music Library

The so-called BB.Suit features built-in WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC.

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  1. Two Brits In LVMH Final
    British designers Simone Rocha and Thomas Tait are among the 12 chosen names for the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize.
  2. Stylitics Nabs Big Investment: Here’s What’s Next for the Wardrobe Organizing App
    Fashion apps may be fun to use, but there can be even more value in the data they’re gathering on consumers’ shopping habits, which can turn into big business when sold to brands eager for intel on their customers.
  3. Need On-the-Go Directions? There’s a Jacket For That!
    Wearing technology on your sleeve is now literally possible thanks to the brilliant minds at Wearable Experiments, a company that aims to marry technology with functional fashion.
  4. Architectural Designer Francis Bitoni Has Created a 3D Printed Dress on MakerBot
    There’s been a lot of talk lately about the future of clothing design and the possibility of printing fashion from home.

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  1. Fashion Firms Try Wearable Tech
    The popular designer is launching a line of metal jewelry that incorporates a fitness tracker from Fitbit Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company.
  2. How Wearable Tech Goes From Geek Fad to Mega-Trend
    Wearable tech continues to be one of the hottest trends in the technology world. At every big tech event, the number of wearable devices available to consumers – wristbands, watches, gloves, glasses, helmets and armbands – seems to grow at an exponential rate.
  3. Computers in Your Underwear: Where Wearable Tech Must Go to Succeed
    While it’s common to see Google Glass at events such as SXSW, wearable technology is still on the fringe for many.
  4. Mobile Shopping App Paytm Challenges E-Commerce Rivals In India
    India’s nearly 100 million smartphone users are beginning to shop online at a pace that the country’s biggest
    e-commerce companies.

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  1. Smart Helmet Startup Wins Wearable Tech Award At The SXSW 2014
    The privately-owned Silicon Valley startup company Skully Helmets won the award for the Wearable Tech category at the 2014 SXSW Interactive.
  2. Carbon Wants To Kick That Smartwatch Off Your Wrist
    A new Kickstarter project also wants to be a contender, with the Carbon wearable solar charger.
  3. Google Is Making It Easier for Developers to Build Android Wearables
    With wristband fitness trackers, smartwatches and other tech wearables gaining massive traction, Google will be making it easier for developers to create these types of devices for its Android platform.
  4. 3M’s Magic Liquid Cannot Destroy Your iPhone
    The technology company 3M’s magic water, you can drop an unprotected iPhone and it will still work.

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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. 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. This Bluetooth Ring Is Like a Magic Wand on Your Finger
    We’ve seen interactive rings that receive alerts from your smartphone and even rings that will give you the current time in a unique way, but a new ring leapfrogs the rest by acting as a full-on control mechanism.
  2. Digital Innovation: Next Big Thing in Retail?
    Department store chain John Lewis is backing a Silicon Roundabout-style technology incubator – to be called “JLab” – to develop the next big thing for its stores.
  3.  Kickstarter Hits $1 Billion in Donations
    Kickstarter has been used to raise money for everything from a Zach Braff film to smart light bulbs. How much money? More than $1 billion, the company announced on Monday.
  4. App System Turns a Phone Into a Fetal Monitor
    For years, pregnant moms have pumped music into the womb with headphones. Now parents are piping sounds from the inside out.

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  1. The Secret to Making Wearables That People Actually Want?
    Last September, right around spring/winter Fashion Week, an unexpected group of people gathered for a round table discussion at the main offices of the Council of Fashion Designers of America in New York City.
  2. Robotic Technology in the Service of Fashion
    Two companies receiving support from the Business Incubator in Universidad Carlos III in Madrid’s (UC3M) Science Park are innovating the field of fashion by using technology based in robotics.
  3. Google Hangouts on iOS Now Looks Like WhatsApp Messenger
    Google gave its Hangouts app for iOS a complete overhaul on Thursday — one that will look very familiar to users of other mainstream messaging apps.
  4. New RVA-Based Payments Startup Launches at National Technology Festival
    Two Richmond area entrepreneurs launched their online payment technology startup Wednesday in front of an audience of thousands in San Francisco.

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  1. Wearable Technology: Why We Should Look to Businesses to Show Us the Way
    Fred Armisen’s fumbling exploration of Google Glass on Saturday Night Live last May brilliantly satirized the challenges facing wearables.
  2. Coach Outflanking Vuitton in China With $400 Handbags
    Corina Su aspires to someday own a handbag or shoes from luxury brands like Louis Vuitton (MC) or Gucci. For now, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, or Coach will do.
  3. Eric Schmidt Encourages World Changing Tech Innovation By Giving Away $1 Million as Prize
    Technology can solve the most pressing problems of the world, or at least that’s what Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt believes.
  4. Smart Jewelry is Proving Wearable Tech Doesn’t Have to Be Hideous
    Ladies and fashion fans, the world of wearable tech is finally swinging your way.
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