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eBay snags a startup that helps you try clothes on virtually

Buying clothes online while you're lazing around in your underwear is a wonderful thing, but the tricky part is figuring out if that ironic t-shirt really flatters your figure. That's why eBay just bought a company called PhiSix -- the team's tech turns patterns and pictures of clothing into 3D …

Website Building Platform BaseKit Raises Further £4.5M

Website building platform BaseKit, a Seedcamp winner from all the way back in 2008, has raised a further £4.5m in funding. The round was led by Angel CoFund, with participation from existing investors Eden Ventures, NESTA and Nauta Capital.<p>The additional funding brings total investment to ~£14.5m, …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Light Table wants to give you coding superpowers

Chris Granger is a computer programmer who thinks programming kinda sucks. It's too complicated and too esoteric and too sprawling. But he hopes that …

MyPermissions Adds Google Account Support to its Chrome Extension

MyPermissions rolled out a huge update for its browser extension today that offers real-time alerts for third-party apps with access to your Google account. Once you’ve installed the add-on for Chrome, Firefox, Opera or Safari, you’ll see a Google+ icon in the row of apps at the top of the webpage. …

Nat Geo Travel Staff's Favorite Canada Places

Finding favorite places to visit in Canada wasn't hard for our National Geographic Travel editors. Here are some of their picks for don't-miss spots.<p><b>God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park, British Columbia</b><p>To get to God's Pocket, one of <b>Canada's</b> newest and least known provincial parks, I had to take …

With 37M Users And Revenues At $34M, DIY Website Creation Platform Wix Files For $100M IPO On The NYSE

Once upon a time, there were few places that the not-so-technically-inclined could go to secure their own slice of web real estate and build themselves a professional-looking websites. Either they had to speak Internet, or they’d have to pay someone who did a boatload. Just as WordPress, Blogger, …