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Can J.Crew’s Mickey Drexler Turn Warby Parker Into The Next Apple Retail Store?

The last time the J.Crew CEO got his hands dirty with a major brand’s big bricks-and-mortar move, he was working for Steve Jobs. Here’s what that could mean for Warby Parker.<p>Of the $55 million in funding that Warby Parker has received over the past two years, arguably the most valuable investment …

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Deliv Raises $6.85 Million To Bring Same-Day Delivery To A Store Near You

Investors have recently piled millions into same-day delivery startups such as New York’s Zipments and San Francisco’s PostMates, and now Palo Alto firm Deliv has become the latest beneficiary, with plans to use a $6.85 million series A investment to hire new staff and roll out services to hundreds …

SmartAsset Expands Its Home-Buying Tools With Mortgage Advice And Neighborhood Data

SmartAsset, a Y Combinator-incubated startup that built tools to help you answer tough financial questions, is expanding its offerings today with features for choosing the right neighborhood and the right mortgage.<p>Founder and CEO Michael Carrvin said that there are four broad stages to the …

Can India become a great power?

NOBODY doubts that China has joined the ranks of the great powers: the idea of a G2 with America is mooted, albeit prematurely. India is often spoken …

The Alibaba phenomenon

CHINA'S e-commerce giant could generate enormous wealth—provided the country’s rulers leave it alone<p>Latest stories<p>“120 BPM” is a passionate tribute …

Dart - Is it the Future of the Web?

Loves structure and static type checking. Dart has a type system. Strangely though the type system is enforced by tools, it’s not a property of the …

Beyond Threads and Callbacks - Application Architecture Pros and Cons

There's not a lot of talk about application architectures at the process level. You have your threads, pools of threads, and you have your callback …

The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

This embed is invalid<p>I love my tiny little Mazda, but I’ll be honest — I still don’t completely understand how it <i>works</i>. That’s never really bothered me before (I’d much rather geek out over a phone or something) but a Kickstarter project from a small team in Boston has me itching to pay more …

Foursquare’s API Is A Pillar Of The Mobile App Ecosystem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Barouch is the founder and CEO of location-based startup Roamz, developer of social media business product Local Measure. Follow him on Twitter @jbarouch.</i><p>Foursquare has become entrenched in the fabric of the local web, providing an API that delivers common good for …