It’s as if bankrupt Boston-based e-commerce site Karmaloop were the fairest dame at the debutante ball, as hip-hop mogul Damon Dash continues to spread the news that he’s buying the company with Kanye West.
For the second year in a row, SXSW was more to me than just a week of warm music and better people. It was that, sure. Anyone who works in the music industry in any capacity knows SXSW is essentially a vacation you take with all your favorite people in the world, where all your internet friends morph into real life characters, and where the tacos are abundant and the beer is free-flowing. More
All it took was a machine in a train station. Two months ago, bitcoin was the preserve of tech junkies and rabid libertarians, something most people didn’t think about, let alone understand. But now that an ATM dedicated to the virtual currency has opened in South Station, bitcoin is all anybody talks about. People who couldn’t tell a gigabite from a CPU are now talking about virtual currencies. Even my mom is asking if she should get some. If bitcoin was a band, it would be HAIM. More
Karmaloop CEO and founder Greg Selkoe announced during his keynote speech at a fashion conference in Long Beach yesterday that the locally based e-retail site would begin accepting Bitcoin in the late spring. More