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Innovation of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

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It’s time to vote in one of the most hotly contested categories in the GeekWire Awards: Innovation of the Year. Our five finalists are below, as selected by our panel of judges from your nominations. These homegrown Pacific Northwest technologies include an innovative application of social media, an ambitious commercial space venture, a...
Innovation of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

PayPal Says It's Full Speed Ahead on Mobile Payments After President Resigns

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When Scott Thompson announced he was stepping down as president of PayPal to become CEO of Yahoo, the company was shocked. But a month later, both PayPal and its parent company eBay say they have the depth of leadership necessary to execute its plan to enter the world of in-store...
PayPal Says It's Full Speed Ahead on Mobile Payments After President Resigns

Twitter Offers A Total Of $1M In Free Advertising Credits To 10,000 New Advertisers

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In conjunction with Small Business Saturday (that’s November 24 this year), Twitter just announced a promotion to bring up to 10,000 new small businesses into its advertising program. The company says that the first 10,000 eligible small businesses that apply for the program will receive up to $100 in credits that...
Twitter Offers A Total Of $1M In Free Advertising Credits To 10,000 New Advertisers

Consumer Gift Network FreeMonee Raises $34 Million Series B

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FreeMonee announced a $34 million Series B round today, led by Charles Ryan, Chairman of UFG Asset Management, and returning investors Opus Capital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Pinnacle Ventures. While FreeMonee would not disclose terms of the funding, Chief Marketing Officer Jim Taschetta tells me the company...
Consumer Gift Network FreeMonee Raises $34 Million Series B
Rocket caught copying Fab code in Nigerian push

ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

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The online kids clothing exchange thredUP is shutting down its clothes swapping service. But wait! Don’t panic, moms! (And dads, too, if you’re all 50/50 about the child-rearing duties. Haven’t met one of those yet, but I hear they exist). The good news is that thredUP itself is not shutting down, it’s...
ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

PayPal continues push towards in-store payments

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Despite the abrupt leaving of its CEO in January, PayPal is unfazed in its mission to make money off in-store payments, AllThingsD learned. Owned by eBay, the outfit had a number of demonstration set-ups of a grocery store, hardware store, and clothing store. In the San Jose area, PayPal has...
PayPal continues push towards in-store payments

Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

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Online shopping is wildly convenient if you’re tight on time or live out in the boonies, miles from a mall. But often with convenience, comes compromise – on both quality and fit because it’s hard to tell from a picture, especially of a supermodel, what the clothes really look like...
Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

Track Your Online Photos with VenueSeen.com

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If you are looking to try to keep track of all the places from whence you post your mobile photos, a new site that launches today called VenueSeen.com might be the place you want to visit. The idea is that they geolocate and collect photos from a variety of sharing...
Track Your Online Photos with VenueSeen.com
Amazon upgrading clothing store with animated modeling, personalized recommendations
Greenstart backs Carrotmob, the crowdfunding startup for social good
Amazon vet's new robot-powered apparel startup aims to revolutionize how we buy clothes

This NYC Boutique Owner Says Square Is Just As Good As It Sounds

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Jack Dorsey's mobile-payments startup Square has been growing like crazy. Since June, payments processed are up 50 percent.It's an attractive option for small business owners because it takes a 2.75% cut on most transactions, which it splits with the banks, versus a higher fee owners pay out to use traditional...
This NYC Boutique Owner Says Square Is Just As Good As It Sounds
Startups: Big-Time Marketing Muscle for Small Businesses

ModCloth Launches an In-House Pinterest

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ModCloth, the retro women’s online clothing store, has created a community page where users can post pictures of themselves wearing and styling their purchases. You can think of it as sort of an in-house Pinterest, populated with photos of real people wearing items that can be purchased with just a...
ModCloth Launches an In-House Pinterest

New Yorkers, Here's A Map Of Where You Can Charge Your Smart Phone Around The City

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goCharge has a mission to empower mobile users with never-ending battery life by placing charging kiosks throughout New York, Chicago, Miami, and other major cities. Its goal is to make these stations, which can charge up to 16 mobile devices as ubiquitous as ATMs. Users can charge mp3s, tablet devices,...
New Yorkers, Here's A Map Of Where You Can Charge Your Smart Phone Around The City

How has the digital fashion industry affected your business?

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Spring is in the air. We can feel summer just around the corner. To celebrate our love of dresses, skirts and high heels we decided to dive into the world of fashion and find out how technology is re-shaping the industry. We’ve spent the last month traveling the globe, visiting...
How has the digital fashion industry affected your business?
Brazil retailer using Facebook likes… on its clothing hangers
There's Still One Retail Store Women Desperately Need, And Two Long-Time Friends Are Creating It

PayPal Tests Partnership With Gifting App Wrapp To Add Mobile Payments Users In Sweden

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PayPal is testing a new partnership with Wrapp, a social gifting service as a way to gain new users in Sweden. As we’ve reported in the past, Wrapp lets friends give, receive and redeem digital gift cards using mobile devices, and allows friends to contribute to gifts given by mutual...
PayPal Tests Partnership With Gifting App Wrapp To Add Mobile Payments Users In Sweden
Frank & Oak rescues men from perils of 'shop-til-you-drop'

At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Nose Level And Air Quality With Hundreds Of Arduino-Based Sensors

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If you’re attending Google I/O this week, you will be a part of an experiment from the Google Cloud Platform Developer Relations team. On its blog today, the team outlined its plan to gather a bunch of environmental information happening around you as you meander around the Moscone Center. In...
At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Nose Level And Air Quality With Hundreds Of Arduino-Based Sensors

How Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Plans To Make Vegas The Co-Working Capital Of The World [SLIDE DECK]

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Earlier this year we met Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who was just beginning to spend $350 million of his own money to transform Las Vegas.  He invited us to spend a few days in Downtown Vegas, and we were impressed with what we saw. During our time there, small businesses...
How Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Plans To Make Vegas The Co-Working Capital Of The World [SLIDE DECK]

Amazon vet's robot-powered apparel startup expanding to downtown Seattle, Valley, Vegas

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Nadia Shouraboura (third from right) and the Hointer team at its Wallingford store. Things are moving fast for Nadia Shouraboura, the former Amazon exec who’s now running Seattle’s newest men’s clothing store that’s powered by robots and your smartphone. Hointer opened up its debut store just above Wine World in Wallingford last...
Amazon vet's robot-powered apparel startup expanding to downtown Seattle, Valley, Vegas
Online Kids' Clothing Consignment Service thredUP Opens Its Next New Vertical: Juniors

Estonian Accelerator Startup Wise Guys Announces First Startups

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The new Estonian accelerator program Startup Wise Guys, backed by the Estonian government-owned Estonian Development Fund and some former engineers from Skype, has just announced the seven teams it will be working with. Two of them from Estonia and one from Croatia, Ukraine, Germany, The Netherlands and UK. The first...
Estonian Accelerator Startup Wise Guys Announces First Startups

Canadian Politician Claims That Ripping A CD To Your iPod Is Like Buying Socks & Stealing Shoes To Go With Them

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Via Michael Geist, we learn that Canadian Member of Parliament Dean Del Mastro, as part of the debate over copyright reform in Canada, is arguing fervently (and mockingly) against the right to format shift legally purchased music, say, from a CD to your digital music player. Specifically, he argues that...
Canadian Politician Claims That Ripping A CD To Your iPod Is Like Buying Socks & Stealing Shoes To Go With Them
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