The future of anti-surveillance fashion is bright (because the world is going to hell)

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In the future, they could be the ultimate anti-surveillance fashion statement. Over the past decade, computer science researchers, artists, fashion designers, and hobbyists have been creating clothing that makes it harder for surveillance systems to identify people.

IT As Fashion Statement

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Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

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This Fashionable Bracelet Doubles Up As A Portable Charger For Your Smartphone [Video] (redmondpie.com). QBracelet wearable battery taps into fashion (slashgear.com). Q Design introduces QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges your mobile devices (9to5mac.com). By Katie Kennedy. Q Designs has created a unique bracelet that increases your phone’s battery life.

Tech meets fashion in Shami Oshun's stunning designs

Mashable VR

More about Tech , Fashion , Small Business , Mashable Shopping , and Culture. Tech Fashion Small Business Mashable Shopping Culture

Amazon launches ‘Luxury Stores’ to bring high-end fashion brands to Prime shoppers on mobile

GeekWire

Amazon has launched its Luxury Stores shopping experience, bringing high-end fashion to Prime members through the Amazon mobile app. Amazon Amazon Luxury Stores fashion retail style(Amazon.com screen grab). Maybe it’s time to get out of the quarantine sweatpants.

E-ink: Taking Fashion to a New Level

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Now, e-ink is transitioning to the fashion world. By Katie Kennedy. Today we are just beginning to see what e-ink has to offer. With e-readers, e-ink multi-cards, the Pebble smartwatch, and more devices on the market, e-ink can be used in a variety of ways due to its flexibility. A new Lithuania-based start up company, iShüu Technologies, has created Volvorii Timeless peep-toe heels that incorporates e-ink. Currently, iShüu Technologies is seeking funding on Indiegogo.

The Fashion Industry Is Getting More Intelligent With AI

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Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes about the ways in which the fashion industry is using AI: The fashion industry is just as much about creating demand and brand awareness as it is about the manufacturing of fashion products.

This designer held a digital runway show while the fashion industry is on hold — Mashable Originals

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Anifa Mvuemba used 3D models and animation for her Hanifa fashion show while COVID-19 shut down the fashion industry. More about Tech , Mashable Video , Fashion Show , 3d Animation , and Mashable Originals. Tech Mashable Video Fashion Show 3d Animation Mashable OriginalsRead more.

How to cut ties with fast fashion when you really, really love clothes

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As a teenager, I would pore over catalogues and fashion magazines, dreaming of the day my shopping budget would exceed my meagre pocket money allowance. Since then, my relationship with fashion since has been beset with ups and downs. More about Social Good , Fashion , Sustainability , Fast Fashion , and Social Good. Social Good Fashion Sustainability Fast Fashion

Neon Cowboys: The Black-owned fashion brand lighting up country music

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More about Fashion , Mashable Shopping , Neon Cowboys , Culture , and Startups. Fashion Mashable Shopping Neon Cowboys Culture StartupsAsia Hall got the idea for Neon Cowboys at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, California one year.

Cisco fashions tactical ransomware defense

Network World

Cisco has taken a look at its security capabilities and those of its partners and come up with a playbook to address ransomware. Ransomware Defense can incorporate a range of Cisco products and address different levels of concern customers might have about ransomware, says Dan Hubbard, the CTO for Cisco’s security business. More on Network World: Cisco Talos: Spam at levels not seen since 2010 To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Vertebrae lets fashion retail websites offer AR try-ons, no app needed

Venture Beast

Fashion retailing has become challenging thanks to store closures and pandemic concerns, but web-based AR try-on tools could help stores sell more online. Read More. AR/VR Commerce Dev Marketing Mobile app-free AR ar clothing AR try-on category-/News clothing try-on Goodr retail Tenth Street Hats Vertebrae virtual try-on website

CLOAK and swagger: Apparel brand teams with Microsoft for ‘Minecraft Dungeons’ fashion line

GeekWire

Check out the launch trailer for “Minecraft Dungeons”: Geek Life Cloak fashion Games Gaming Microsoft Minecraft Dungeons MojangA “Minecraft Dungeons” cloak available from the apparel company CLOAK. CLOAK Photo).

Popular Danish fashion ERP provider opens service in New York

IT Toolbox

Admiral Consulting Group has concluded a partnership agreement to sell, implement and support the ERP solutions of Denmark’s TRIMIT Fashion, a multi-vertical integrated software system for the fashion and apparel industry based on Microsoft Dynamics. TRIMIT covers the entire fashion industry value chain from design through quotation/order and production to customer service.

Couture Meets Data Centers During Paris Fashion Week

Data Center Knowledge

Internet infrastructure inspires clothing collection by Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld Read More. Featured Popular

Access Governance: Managing the who and what of data access rights in a timely fashion

CTOvision

Inevitably, there will be some components that still need to be accomplished in a manual fashion. If something is different than the “norm” for a role, it can be revoked in a timely fashion. Dean Wiech. Over the past decade, many organizations have, or at least attempted to, implement access governance (AG) applications within their organizations.

Look at this cool LED face mask made by a fashion entrepreneur

The Verge

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, fashion designer Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture was planning to make some standard cloth face masks for friends. Lumen Couture has an entire line of tech-enabled fashion, including dresses, hoodies, and costumes, and Klukas shifted to masks when in-person events were being canceled and sales for other products were slumping. Other fashion designers are picking up on this too, I think we will start to see like the Rolex version of masks.”.

Friday's Best Deals: The Walking Dead Collection, Fashion Face Masks, Midea Dehumidifier, Converse Last Chance Sale, Satisfyer Pro 2 Vibrator, and More

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The complete Telltale Walking Dead Collection , a Satisfyer Pro 2 Vibrator , World of Cyberpunk , and fashion face masks lead Friday’s best deals. Read more. kinja deals deals deals of the day

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Trends in the Living Networks

Tomorrow morning I am giving a keynote to the managers of a national shopping center group about the power of social media in retail, focused on fashion. The presentation covers three domains: The Social Landscape : A quick overview of the role of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr in fashion retailing. Social Media Strategy : A run through our well-known Social Media Strategy Framework in the context of fashion.

CIO interview: How River Island is using cloud to fend off its fast fashion competitors

Computer Weekly

River Island CIO, Doug Gardner, on how embracing cloud, online and mobile devices is driving sales in its high street stores

Amazon discontinues the Echo Look and migrates AI style recommendations to other apps and devices

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eCommerce Will Account for 36% of Global Fashion Retail Sales by 2022

Forrester's Customer Insights

Fashion is the second largest retail category after grocery. A quarter of clothing, accessories, and footwear (fashion) spending already occurs online and is still rapidly growing. In our recently published Online Fashion Retail […].

Track Your Miles Fashionably With a New Fitbit

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Facebook research reveals AI tools for improving online clothes shopping

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A trio of Facebook papers show that the company continues to make progress toward an AI fashion assistant for its billions of users. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Enterprise Marketing Mobile apparel category-/News computer vision CVPR 2020 ecommerce Facebook fashion shopping Social Media styleRead More.

2020's Reign of Terror Continues With the Introduction of the Cargo Shorts Hat

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Ask fashion critics what’s the one summer item they’d love to see banned forever and more often than not they’ll tell you that cargo shorts need to disappear. fashion hats clothing tombogo cargo shorts cargo caps

Steve Jobs' Signature Dad Shoe Isn't Just for Dads Anymore

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Some of the Coolest Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Merch Will Soon Be Available to Everyone

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This hoodie has a face shield and 'sneeze sleeve' to protect against COVID-19

Mashable VR

Part of the Protective Fashion line, the hoodie was designed to make being safe fashionable. More about Fashion , Mashable Video , Coronavirus , Covid 19 , and Face Shield. Fashion Mashable Video Coronavirus Covid 19 Face ShieldRead more.

Amazon?s new AI technique lets users virtually try on outfits

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AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Mobile ai Amazon apparel artificial intelligence category-/News clothing fashion machine learningIn new papers, Amazon researchers propose techniques that let users virtually try on apparel and find items that complement their wardrobe. Read More.

Pinterest expands lipstick Try on feature to over 10,000 shoppable shades

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Is Nike's Latest Auto-Lacing Basketball Shoe a Gimmick or a Game Changer?

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sneakers shoes fashion tech bluetooth nike foot lockerNike Adapt BB 2.0 | Lowest Ask: $286 | StockX Read more.

The New Space Jam Has a Suitably Ostentatious Outfit

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The Best Pair of Workout Earbuds Now Comes in Actual Fun Colors

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exercise but make it fashion earbuds fitnessI don’t know about you, but I’m over workout earbuds that only come in dark, boring colors. The options usually range from black to grey—occasionally navy, if you’re feeling spicy.

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Give your sweats a rest and score 20% off Indochino suits

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More about Mens Fashion , Indochino , Mens Suits , Indochino Sale , and Zoom Suit. Mens Fashion Indochino Mens Suits Indochino Sale Zoom SuitTL;DR: Score 20 percent off sharp looking suits, shirts, and chinos at Indochino with code PREM20 through July 27. While many of us lucky enough to work from home are perfectly content firing emails from the couch all day with our dogs on our laps , let’s face it: working solo and in grungy sweats is getting old.

EyeBuyDirect extended its Mother's Day BOGO sale, and added 15% off

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More about Fashion , Glasses , Mashable Shopping , Culture , and Work Life. Fashion Glasses Mashable Shopping Culture Work LifeTL;DR: EyeBuyDirect's Mother's Day sale is still happening (and better) as of May 11. Buy one pair of glasses and get the next for free, plus take an extra 15% off with code BESTMOM. There are plenty of valid reasons as to order two pairs of glasses.

Coach's summer sale is here — save up to 50% on bags, accessories, more

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More about Lifestyle , Fashion , Accessories , Coach , and Mashable Shopping. Lifestyle Fashion Accessories Coach Mashable ShoppingTL;DR: Coach is running its summer sale , discounting select styles up to 50%. If you’re a shopaholic, the best part about transitioning from spring to summer is the sales. For a limited time, Coach is running its summer sale with up to 50% off select bags , wallets , shoes , accessories , and men’s styles. This sale is good, y’all.

CIO interview: Alex Alexander, Yoox Net-a-Porter

Computer Weekly

It is not always the catwalk where the biggest trends in fashion take place. Tech is driving fashion today, says Yoox Net-a-Porter CIO Alex Alexander

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CIO interview: Jim Downing, Metail

Computer Weekly

Jim Downing, CTO at digital fashion plugin Metail, believes selling fashion online is still difficult for retailers despite shifts towards omni-channel

Four Cloud Security Concerns (and How to Address Them)

CTOvision

Counter to the structured and disciplined rigor of old-school, waterfall, data-center-centric application development, there’s code being deployed in a nearly continuous fashion. Read Matthew Chiodi list top four cloud security concerns and how to address them on Palo Alto Networks Blog : The cloud can be overwhelming.

No Shortage of Twitter Snark as AWS Outage Disrupts the Internet

Data Center Knowledge

Nothing inspires IT-themed sarcasm like a good old-fashioned cloud meltdown Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Downtime

Facebook creates shopping data sets to make more humanlike chatbots

Venture Beast

In a preprint paper, Facebook describes data sets and a basic framework for AI assistants that recommend fashion and furniture items. Read More. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Media Mobile ai artificial intelligence category-/News Facebook machine learning research

AI Ethics: Where to Start

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How can organizations ensure that their algorithms are acting in a responsible and ethical fashion? Even as so many enterprises are still struggling to move their artificial intelligence and machine learning pilots into production, there’s another challenge on the horizon. For those that don’t figure this out, the results can cause embarrassment at best and potentially […].

How retailers are using technology to remain relevant

Computer Weekly

From the constant innovation at Asos, Amazon and Missguided to the new supply chain prowess flaunted by Diesel and Gap, fashion retailers are investing in tech to stay relevant to their customers

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