Day Two Of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013: Watch The Live Stream Here
It’s day two here at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013, and we’ve got another full day of fireside chats, founders stories and startup battlefield pitches for your viewing pleasure. As with yesterday, we’ll be live streaming all the action — expect the live stream to kick off around 8:45am ET and end about 6pm when the last battlefield pitch concludes. One note: we’re not live streaming the exclusive screening of Downloaded. Only Disrupt attendees get to enjoy that. But for everything else, follow along on the live stream and tweet with us at #TCdisrupt. Coming up in the morning we’ve got fireside chats with the likes of Mailbox’s Gentry Underwood, now a part of Dropbox so that should be an interesting conversation, and eBay’s John Donahoe, along with panels on digital advertising (with speakers from Google, Facebook and Twitter) and digital money (with Stripe, PayPal and Gumroad). Moving into the afternoon highlights include Shawn Fanning and Alex Winter talking about their ...
eBay Acquires Style-Focused, Social, Curated Shopping Site Svpply
eBay has just announced the acquisition of Svpply, a New York-based startup that aims to replicate the feeling of window-shopping online with a social, curated and personalized experience. The acquisition, the terms of which are undisclosed, was announced on the company's blog, Svpply offers curated selection of stylish merchandise from across the Web. The site allows you keep track of products you like. Based on your friends on Twitter and Facebook, Svvply will show you products they like, help you discover products from other users, and allows users to display galleries of items they want or own.