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CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and...

So many men resigned from Uber that it basically has gender parity in its leadership now

#equality One side effect of male executives resigning over misconduct: Uber has reached equality in its top leadership. Uber, once run by about 17 men and five women, is now run by about seven women and seven men, according to our analysis. CEO Travis Kalanick's resignation on Tuesday night capped off an exodus of...

My Favorite Thing is Monsters: a haunting diary of a young girl as a dazzling graphic novel

Emil Ferris's graphic novel debut My Favorite Thing is Monsters may just be the best graphic novel of 2017, and is certainly the best debut I've read in the genre, and it virtually defies summarizing: Karen is a young girl in a rough Chicago neighborhood is obsessed with monsters and synthesia, is outcast among...

Good luck not smudging up the Galaxy S8’s camera when you go to use the fingerprint sensor

The S8 and S8+'s fingerprint sensor is off-center on the back of the phone. Next to the camera. #facepalm. There's a lot to like about Samsung's newly announced Galaxy S8 and S8+, like the gorgeous "Infinity" displays, faster performance, improved selfie camera. Hell, there's even a headphone jack! But can we talk about the...

Treasure trove of deep-sea specimens includes dongs of the deep

Australia's Sampling the Abyss project went 2.5 miles underwater 62 miles off the east coast of the continent, netting a treasure trove of delightful creatures, including a peanut worm that in Rob Zugaro's photo looks a lot like a... Scientists also found a “herd of sea pigs”, little pink creatures that use their tube-like...

All the places you can buy the Galaxy S8 and S8+

If you're looking to make sure you're among the first to own Samsung's swanky new Galaxy S8 but don't want to line up outside a store on April 21st, you're in luck. Major and minor carriers alike have announced that they're running pre-order campaigns (with some hefty incentives) starting as early as tomorrow. Here's...

Cendana Capital — which funds 15 top seed-stage groups — just raised a ton of capital

Michael Kim is pretty much killing it. Seven years ago, when he first approached investors with the idea of creating a fund-of-funds that would invest in seed-stage, or so-called micro VC, funds, they were cool to the idea. In fact, it took Kim — formerly a partner with the venture firm Rustic Canyon Ventures...

Google invests in new subsea cable that connects Singapore to Australia

Google today announced that it will invest in a new subsea cable that will connect Singapore to Perth and Sydney in Australia (with a branch to Jakarta, Indonesia). The so-called INDIGO cable will be almost 5,600 miles long and will be built by a consortium that also includes AARNet, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and...

Who will find the first silver unicorn?

Precious few investors or entrepreneurs are looking to what might be the greatest unicorn opportunity yet: the elder boom. Also referred to as the “silver tsunami,” the elder boom is the dramatic rise in the number of older people in our nation. Someone turns 65 in America every eight seconds — 10,000 people per...

A stylish fitness tracker? Yes, it exists.

Image: Withings Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. While you may be accustomed to fitness trackers looking like props from sci-fi movies, more and more companies are in the business of creating stylish wearables. Enter the Activité Steel by Withings. While the competition...

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