Monthly Archives: September 2012
If clothes make the man, you might say that the equivalent for fashion e-commerce sites is that they are made (and broken) by how well they can sell you clothes. Fitiquette, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, is a company that hopes to help fashion sites do just that by virtualizing clothing measurement in a way that’s never been done before.
Started by Andy Pandharikar and Anant Kumar, ex-colleagues from Cisco, Fitiquette has devised a way of “trying on” clothes that is, perhaps, the most tailored experience yet in this category.
It works like this: You create a mannequin out of different body types, and then you further adjust each specific measurement across your body (breasts, hips, etc.) until it closely mirrors your own. Then, Fitiquette provides clothes at suggested sizes that could work with those measurements — playing on the fact that usually a few different sizes…
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Final update: GoDaddy is up, and claims that the outage was due to internal errors and not a DDoS attack.
According to many customers, sites hosted by major web host and domain registrar GoDaddy are down. According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it. Update: customers are complaining that GoDaddy hosted e-mail accounts are down as well, along with GoDaddy phone service and all sites using GoDaddy’s DNS service.
I’ve been adding more information below as details emerge.
A tipster tells us that the technical reason for the failure is being caused by the inaccessibility of GoDaddy’s DNS servers — specifically CNS1.SECURESERVER.NET, CNS2.SECURESERVER.NET, and CNS3.SECURESERVER.NET are failing to resolve.
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