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Startup offers Netflix-like clothes rentals for women

Why buy when you can rent? That's the idea behind Le Tote, which offers a subscription rental service that lets you add new pieces to your wardrobe without having to buy them.

Rent tomorrow’s outfit with Le Tote, like Netflix for clothes

San Francisco-based startup Le Tote offers a Netflix-style subscription service for women’s clothing. For $49 a month, customers get a box with a new outfit and accessories that they can keep or exchange as many times as they want.

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Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe

After CCing instead of BCCing interested parties, the Marshals will still hold the auction

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Bowling for (virtual) dollars: Bitcoin to sponsor college football game

The virtual currency is about to go big-time thanks to the Bitcoin Bowl, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida, this December.

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Amazon's press event: Find out what the e-commerce giant plans to unveil

Follow along with us as Amazon announces its latest product in Seattle.

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BitTorrent’s artist Bundles rack up 100 million downloads, pay gates on the way

Artists are warming up to BitTorrent after the company proves it’s a legitimate distribution platform.

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Amazon's world domination is great for consumers, bad for everyone else

The company wants to control everything bought, sold, and processed -- including mobile payments and even your local babysitter.

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Ride-sharing app Carma tries to crack the commute with prize program

Convincing commuters to ditch their cars and travel to work together is a daunting task, so Carma is enlisting outsiders to help.

PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

Colorado rolls out the welcome mat for ride-sharing apps, Virginia says no

Uber and Lyft are taking the country by storm, and states are responding with caution.

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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.

US researcher banned for mining Bitcoin using university supercomputers

Caught using National Science Foundation-funded supercomputers to generate virtual currency, the researcher received a government-wide ban.

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Flickr to dump Facebook, Google logins in favor of Yahoo accounts by end of June

In March, Yahoo said it was coming and now it has. Flickr will soon stop accepting Facebook and Google logins.

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Airbnb thinks outside the hotel with dinner party pilot program

Now you can break bread with the strangers whose home you’re renting, but that’ll cost a little more.

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What Europe's new 'right to be forgotten' online means

Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.