Backed By $1.7M In Funding, MIKA Debuts A New Fashion Shopping Site Featuring Top Designers, Daily Looks & Exclusives
Elena Fesenko grew up in the fashion industry. Her mother worked as a buyer for Bloomingdale’s, and she herself spent time both as a fashion design student and model. Now Fesenko has translated her experience and passion for fashion into MIKA, a new startup which showcases complete outfits featuring a mix of high-end and contemporary apparel and accessories. Shoppers can buy these looks in whole or in part, sometimes even getting exclusive access to items which aren’t yet available in stores, but are rather pulled from designers’ showrooms directly. “Putting together outfits for work or for different occasions is hard - usually, no woman dresses head to toe in one designer,” explains Ukraine-born Fesenko, who runs MIKA alongside co-founder (and husband) Sani Sanilevich. “So I had this idea to put together all the designers in one look, and to create a website,” she says. On MIKA, which officially launches on May 14th with looks that will be swapped out every 24 hours plus ...
Steve Wozniak, Speaking To The Denver Apple Pi Club In 1984, On College Pranks, Building The Apple I & II, And The Apple Pledge Allegiance
"I pledge allegiance to the logo of corporate marketing in Cupertino. And to the computers for which it stands: One notion, under Jobs, indispensable, for hardware and software for all." Steve Wozniak, to the Denver Apple Pi Computer Club in 1984. And that video above is just a funny anecdotes. TUAW reader Vince Patton pointed the Apple fan site to 14 insightful videos he uploaded to YouTube of Steve Wozniak talking to the Denver Apple Pi Club in 1984. As TUAW notes, they're a treasure trove of first hand accounts into the formation of Apple, the creation of the Apple I and II, and Woz's college antics.
Motley Crue singer Vince Neil unable to perform, hospitalized
The leader singer of the rock band Motley Crue, Vince Neil was hospitalized after being unable to finish his concert in Sydney Australia.
So Yeah, There’s Gonna Be A Vince Vaughn And Owen Wilson Movie About Life As A Google Intern
Geographically Hollywood is hundreds of miles away from Silicon Valley, but it seems like the two are getting closer and closer in metaphorical ways. The latest example of this is The Internship, the new buddy movie starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson that's set to premiere this upcoming summer. In it, Vaughn and Wilson play middle-aged laid off salesmen who somehow nab internships at Google. Bespectacled genius 20-somethings are their bosses, they don't exactly fit in, and of course hilarity ensues.
Y Combinator-Backed InstallMonetizer Is A Selective Ad Network For Desktop Software
InstallMonetizer is an ad network for desktop software developers, a group that co-founder and CEO Vince Mundy says he once belonged to himself. "We looked really really hard to find legitimate sources of income [from free downloads]," Mundy said. "We found that there were other developers facing the exact same problem, so we created InstallMonetizer."