Did Apple Hire Former Yves Saint Laurent CEO to Work on Wearables?

Paul Deneve, former chief executive of Yves Saint Laurent and vice president of special projects at Apple | Source: Courtesy photo

Amidst a wearable technology market that’s set to explode, Apple has announced that former Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve has joined the company to work on “special projects,” reporting directly to chief executive Tim Cook.

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Amidst a Profusion of Fashion E-Commerce Models, What’s Working?

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In recent years, we’ve seen a veritable renaissance in online fashion retail, with venture money pouring into fashion e-commerce companies with a wide range of models. In the first of a series of articles on the current state of fashion e-commerce, sponsored by e-commerce software and platform solutions company Magento, BoF examines some of the models getting the most traction.

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The Long View | When Computers Know How You Feel

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The rise of emotionally-aware or ‘affective’ computing is set to change the way machines understand and interact with people. BoF speaks with Rana el Kaliouby, co-founder and chief technology officer of MIT-spinoff Affectiva, to understand what’s possible and the implications for the business of fashion.

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Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Trends Report Highlights Mobile Momentum, Wearables and Digital China

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, United States — Mary Meeker has attained almost legendary status for her annual Internet Trends reports. Yesterday, the former Wall Street technology analyst, now a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, published her latest report on the state of the web, covering aggressive momentum in mobile, the rapid emergence of new technology platforms, including wearable computing, and

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