"This past Tuesday saw Snapchat deliver its recent public earnings report and the results weren’t great. The image messaging and multimedia mobile app continues to add daily active users (DAU) at a disappointingly slow rate of 3 percent — approximately 4.5 million actual new users."
2. For Amazon, The Future Of Alexa Is About The End Of The Smartphone Era
"With touch-screen devices like the Echo Show and Echo Spot, Amazon is trying to upend a decade of smartphones, notifications, and apps.”
3. Don’t Call Them It Girls—Street Style Stars Gilda Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini Are Growing Attico Into a Significant Business
"Ambrosio and Tordini, whose envy-inducing closets are trumped only by their Italian good looks, are paragons of the trend. They’re It girls who transcended their It-dom to launch a legit IRL business."
4. Nike made me a pair of custom sneakers in 46 minutes
"Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers' Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have them made in less than hour."