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Acne Studios Takes Minority Investment | Breaking News, News & Analysis – The Business of Fashion

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Acne Studios has sold minority stakes to China-focused investment firm IDG Capital and Hong Kong-based I.T Group, ending almost a year of speculation that the brand would be acquired by a larger rival. Acne, one of the earliest and most successful purveyors of the “Scandinavian cool” style that has since become popular… Read More »

Open source AI voice assistant takes aim at Amazon and Google

Mycroft, the Kansas City-based voice platform company, announced an open source voice-activated private assistant, The Mark II, which the company claimed is an alternative to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. WHY IT MATTERS Mark II is a speaker designed for everyday users with varying levels of technical expertise, Mycroft said. The company also touted Mark… Read More »