Selfie study Kim Kardashian could be in possession of the just-announced iPhone 5s, or sunlight could’ve just made her black iPhone look grey. Tech!
Refinery29 spotted a photo uploaded to Ms. Kardashian’s Instagram in which the iPhone that appears looks mysteriously like the Space Gray color the new iPhone 5s will be offered in. That wouldn’t be too much of a surprise, given Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak was one of the first non-Kardashian humans to visit baby North West. But let’s not kid ourselves: it’s been awhile since Mr. Wozniak had any sort of insider pull at Apple and he’s going to be waiting in line for the iPhone 5s just like everyone else.
We’ll chalk this one up to a suspicious choice in filter.
Justin Wohlstadter navigated easily through the crush of long-legged beauties and laptop jockeys crowding the lobby of the Ace Hotel on a chilly Thursday night. His informal office when he’s not in the U.K. doing postgraduate work at Oxford, the wood-paneled bar is also his hunting ground for tech deals to fund as director of Read More
Eric Hippeau is stepping down as CEO of Huffington Post following yesterday’s mega merger with Aol. But’s he’s not wasting any time diving back into business, joining on with HuffPo founder Ken Lerer as a general partner at Lerer Ventures.
This is a return to form for Hippeau, who worked as a VC for Read More
Qwiki, a startup that generates video profiles of any subject in real time, has raised an $8 million A round.
Eduardo Saverin, made famous by The Social Network‘s depiction of him as the victim of a scheming Mark Zuckerberg, led the round.
Saverin’s investment in Qwiki was very founder friendly, according to Erick Schonfeld Read More
Thrillist, looking to tap the boom in local ad dollars, is expanding its NY-based guide to men’s lifestyle and entertainment across the nation through two big new partnerships.
Paid Content reported today that Thrillist will be partnering with the Huffington Post and ESPN, taking its content beyond a newsletter and setting it live Read More
According to city records, Thrillist’s Ben Lerer, founder of the daily email newsletter geared toward a fine-tuned combo of urban mountain man and manicured metrosexual, sold his Soho loft for $1.65 million … to his dad! The senior Mr. Lerer, Kenneth, is a fellow new-media mogul and co-founded the Huffington Post with Arianna Read More