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True Fit Launches “Shop for Others” Feature

True Fit, a personalization company focusing on clothes and shoes added something new they’re calling “Shop for Others”. The new feature allows every True Fit user to now create profiles for friends and family. Users can  toggle between fit, size, and style recommendations for themselves and/or for family and friends.

Despite fashion being a trillion-dollar industry, this type of tech is not exactly commonplace. Clothes and shoes are notoriously difficult for gifting. For example, ill-fitting clothes are a bummer and it’s the top reason people avoid buying online.  Romney Evans, co-founder of True Fit said he’s excited to finally have an easy way to buy the right-sized clothes for his wife.

True Fit mapped the first-ever Genome™ for footwear and apparel, which helps retailers and brands unlock digital growth.

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Hey Calvin Klein fans: Some collaboration news…

© 2017 Alasdair McLellan

Chief Creative Officer at Calvin Klein Raf Simons collaborated with indie musicians The xx and photographer and filmmaker Alasdair McLellan on the creative concept and direction for the music video for The xx’s latest song “I Dare You”. It includes several faces from the CK world like Millie Bobby Brown, Ashton Sanders, Paris Jackson, and Lulu and Ernesto Cervantes.

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Opinion on buying or avoiding $SNAP (Snapchat) stock


When you first hear the phrase “technical analysis” you might assume it’s about tech stocks because it has the word tech in it — You’d be wrong. If you said it’s related to studying Wall Street charts (in EVERY sector, not just tech), congratulations, you’re right. . . . A great example of technical analysis is in the video tweet by Jamison Gaddy above! (Oh, bonus: In his video you’ll also get to hear what he thinks about buying or avoiding Snapchat stock which trades as SNAP on the New York Stock Exchange.)


Don’t get technical analysis and technology stocks confused due to the word tech. THEY’RE DIFFERENT.

The fact that SNAP is a tech stock is pure coincidence and has nothing to do with technical analysis. Technical analysis is done on EVERY stock in EVERY SECTOR, for example, “airlines”, “major oils”, “apparel and footwear”, “paper and forest”, etc., etc.

In his video tweet above, Mr. Gaddy is doing technical analysis (click here for Wikipedia’s explanation of technical analysis) on the possible future movements and the price history of SNAP stock, a stock which, coincidentally, is in the technology sector. True to technical analysis, Mr. Gaddy is NOT analyzing any technology used by Snap Inc, and he’s not analyzing the way Snap Inc is run as a business — again, that’s not what technical analysis is. He’s also not analyzing the tech sector . . . If you’ve never worked on Wall Street, you’re to be forgiven if you assumed technical analysis was “the study of tech stocks in Silicon Valley” just by how it sounds, but you’d still be wrong, so I’m letting you know technical analysis has NEVER BEEN THAT. Look at the Wikipedia page above and it’ll clarify how a technical analyst is different from a fundamental analyst. I worked on Wall Street for nearly a decade in equity research and distribution. Most of the bulge-bracket investment banks have entire departments solely dedicated to technical analysis. During my days on Wall Street, I remember having to interact with technical analysts daily, although in a very easy, structured way.

So if you didn’t know, well, now you do! In a nutshell: The discipline has nothing to do with technology. It never has — it just has an unfortunate name.

Here’s another difference. Fundamental analysts (most have MBAs and the CFA title) are required to visit the companies they follow at least 4 times per year. Part of their job is to study how a specific business is run. So if a company is in Idaho, guess what? Joe or Jane Fundamental Analyst would need to fly to Idaho. . . . In contrast: Technical analysts aren’t asked to fly anywhere — they’re analyzing charts all day.

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Does VR really need to be IMAX? And other first-world questions

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June 13, 2017: First successful autonomous vehicle demonstrations conducted in New York



Scott Keogh, President of Audi of America, said, “Audi, with the partnership of forward-thinking states like New York, are at the forefront of defining the future of transportation. That kind of innovation only happens with industry and government working hand-in-hand toward a shared goal of safer roads.”

Here’s video of a test spin in the autonomous vehicle:

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Nice seeing old friends in person – And to meet people I’ve only seen online, til now

June 11, 2017

➡️ Follow @HeavenBeatbox on Twitter! ⬅️ So one day in the future we’ll look back on these backward-image Snaps⬇️ and know it’s OG Snapchat?? LOL!  Fix it, already! C’mon, man!

⬇️ My Snapchat “video” from the event. No HBB beatboxing in it, sadly! My bad . . . I got there a little too late ⬇️

Snaps from tonight:
Taken via: the Huawei Google Nexus 6P smartphone.
Carrier: Verizon Wireless 4G LTE. Yes, you CAN use the Nexus 6P on Verizon Wireless. It’s perfectly fine🙄 You’re not doing anything wrong. Don’t let Verizon tell you you can’t use the Nexus 6P on their 4G LTE. #eyeroll🙄




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