Lightbank Invests $650,000 In Walk.by, A New Platform Connecting Local Merchants With Online Shoppers By Way Of Smartphones
Lightbank has invested $650,000 in its own Founder-in-Residence Josh Hernandez's new startup, Walk.by, a platform for bringing local merchants into the e-commerce world by way of smartphones. The company is today announcing the release of its consumer-facing iPhone app which lets shoppers browse and follow offline retailers, the brands they carry, as well as very specific items, like "brown leather boots" or "black Kate Spade maxi dress," for example.
The Saturday Profile: A Transgender Elected Official Reflects an Evolving Cuba
Adela Hernández instantly became a national symbol for Cuban rights activists when she was elected last fall to the municipal council in Caibarién.
Venezuela's Political Divisions Spill Into Streets
Under a three-story-tall banner blaring "You are all Chavez," Jose Rafael Hernandez crouched low with a can of spray paint, outlining on a wall a black heart and the words "And long live Chavez..."
Court upholds requirement to wear RFID identity card
US District Judge Orlando Garcia has rejected a lawsuit brought by student Andrea Hernandez, through her father, backed by lawyers from the Rutherford Institute.
Texas State Rep. Files 2 Bills To Ban RFID In Schools
BeatTheChip writes "The day Andrea Hernandez lost her federal case against expulsion for refusing a school mandated RFID badge, Rep. Lois Kolkhorst moved to file 2 bills on the 1st day of the Texas Legislative session. Kolkhorst, has sponsored several anti-RFID bills for schools over the years. This year they are HB 101 and HB 102."
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