Virtual dressing room startup Revery.ai applying computer vision to the fashion industry

Figuring out size and cut of clothes through a website can suck the fun out of shopping online, but Revery.ai is developing a tool that leverages computer vision and artificial intelligence to create a better online dressing room experience. Under the tutelage of University of Illinois Center for Computer Science advisrr David Forsyth, a team… Virtual dressing room startup Revery.ai applying computer vision to the fashion industry 계속 읽기

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Swiftarc Ventures launches beauty fund aimed at women-led startups

Swiftarc Ventures announced its $10 million Swiftarc Beauty Fund to support female founders leading the next wave of beauty and wellness brands. Swiftarc started in 2019 and this is its fourth fund, Sid Jawahar, founder and managing partner told TechCrunch. “We are being socially conscious and deliberate in solving the funding issue for female founders… Swiftarc Ventures launches beauty fund aimed at women-led startups 계속 읽기

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Information Technology, 50 Years Ago

This guest post is written by Jack Arrington, who contributed 50% of the genetic material required to produce TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. Jack was around at the very beginning of what we today call the Information Technology business. In 1950 pure business necessity drove Bank of America, then the largest bank in the world, to… Information Technology, 50 Years Ago 계속 읽기

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Dear Sophie: How can I present a strong O-1A or EB-1A application?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Marriage-based green card versus… Dear Sophie: How can I present a strong O-1A or EB-1A application? 계속 읽기

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Over 750,000 applications for US birth certificate copies exposed online

An online company that allows users to obtain a copy of their birth and death certificates from U.S. state governments has exposed a massive cache of applications — including their personal information. More than 752,000 applications for copies of birth certificates were found on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) storage bucket. (The bucket also had… Over 750,000 applications for US birth certificate copies exposed online 계속 읽기

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Mobius Labs nabs $6M to help more sectors tap into computer vision

Berlin-based Mobius Labs has closed a €5.2 million (~$6.1M) funding round off the back of increased demand for its computer vision training platform. The Series A investment is led by Ventech VC, along with Atlantic Labs, APEX Ventures, Space Capital, Lunar Ventures plus some additional angel investors. The startup offers an SDK that lets the… Mobius Labs nabs $6M to help more sectors tap into computer vision 계속 읽기

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Amazon-backed Indian D2C beauty brand MyGlamm raises $71 million

MyGlamm, a direct-to-consumer beauty brand in India that sells most of its products through its own website, app and retail touch points, said on Monday it has raised $71.3 million in a financing round as the Mumbai-headquartered firm looks to scale its business across the South Asian market. The startup had raised $23.5 million in… Amazon-backed Indian D2C beauty brand MyGlamm raises $71 million 계속 읽기

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Five days of Etsy payment processing outages have merchants flipping

***Update to this post can be found here. Those hoping to snag some handmade July 4th cookies and home-made vegan sunblock might have woken up to an empty stomach and sunburn after a serious payment processing outage on e-commerce site Etsy. Over the last five days, a large number of Etsy transactions have been disrupted… Five days of Etsy payment processing outages have merchants flipping 계속 읽기

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Solid Power expands production capacity to deliver test batteries to BMW, Ford in 2022

Solid Power, a battery developer backed by Ford and BMW, is expanding its Colorado-based factory footprint as it prepares pilot production of its solid state batteries early next year. The new production facility will be dedicated to manufacturing one of the company’s flagship products, a sulfide-based solid electrolyte material, by up to 25 times its… Solid Power expands production capacity to deliver test batteries to BMW, Ford in 2022 계속 읽기

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All of Oculus’s Rift headsets have stopped working due to an expired certificate

Update: After nearly a full day of downtime, the company has issued an official patch here. More details on how to get your Rift up-and-running here. Someone at Oculus screwed up pretty badly today: An expired certificate appears to have soft-bricked all of the company’s Rift VR headsets, with users still unable to fire up… All of Oculus’s Rift headsets have stopped working due to an expired certificate 계속 읽기

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